The Turnbull Government faces a backlash from thousands of Rotarians over its decision to cut support for global efforts to eradicate polio.
Dan Harrison is Health and Indigenous Affairs Correspondent for Fairfax Media. He is based in Canberra.
The Australian National Audit Office will probe Australia's fruitless bid for the 2022 World Cup to determine whether any taxpayer funds ended up in the pockets of FIFA officials.
Labor and the Greens would have the numbers to block any government proposals in the upper house had proposed Senate voting reforms been in place in the past two elections, according to research by the Parliamentary Library.
Taxpayers could save $320 million a year by only paying for the best-value drug when cheaper drugs work just as well as more costly ones, according to a report by a former federal health department head.
The Palmer United Party spent more than $9 on advertising for every vote it won in metropolitan seats at the 2013 election, according to an analysis being used by the Greens to argue for spending caps.
A levy should be applied to alcoholic drinks to fund responses to family violence, according to a call to arms to be launched by Australian of the year Rosie Batty on Wednesday.
She's the Brisbane grandmother who has taken her fight against a multinational biotechnology company to the highest court in the land.
Intellectually disabled workers who were paid as little as $1 an hour will have to waive their right to make discrimination claims if they accept a government payment equivalent to 50 per cent of what they are owed.
New ABS figures shed light on the nation's eating habits, and it's not a pretty picture.
A Senate committee will probe the Abbott government's response to the worst Ebola outbreak in history, as Labor and the Greens question whether Australia's initial reluctance to act cost lives.