The Greens will launch a fresh assault on the Labor Party over Adani's Carmichael coal mine on Saturday, mounting a door-knocking campaign in some of the opposition's most marginal, inner-city seats in an effort to force their hand on the potentially toxic issue.
Fergus Hunter is a political reporter for Fairfax Media, based in Parliament House.
Acting Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has said Australia has "sympathy" for trade sanctions against China in response to North Korea's latest threat, as the international community grapples with the rogue nation's nuclear missile defence program.
The Great Barrier Reef has again avoided being listed as "in danger" by the United Nations' World Heritage Committee, a decision Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg declared a success for Australia and the Turnbull government.
Energy and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg has sharply rebuked his one-time ally Tony Abbott, publicly accusing the former prime minister of helping to elect the Labor Party with his "constant critiquing" of the Turnbull government.
The $165 million Plutus tax scandal has "tarnished" the reputation of Australian Taxation Office, the commissioner of taxation Chris Jordan has conceded, saying the wealth allegedly accumulated by members of the syndicate was "staggering".
Outspoken Nationals senator John "Wacka" Williams has hit out at the tensions plaguing his Coalition partners the Liberals, warning that "division is death".
A confronting report shows that a vendor on the dark web can pull up the full Medicare card details of any Australian on request — and is selling them for around $30 each — indicating a security hole somewhere in the health system.
Greens MPs have rallied behind party leader Richard Di Natale after rogue senator Lee Rhiannon labelled his leadership "disappointing" and raised the stakes in the party's bitter internal conflict.
Former prime minister Tony Abbott has warned the Liberal Party is "hemorrhaging members" and needs to change, calling for the party's membership to be "liberated" from factional powerbrokers
At least 325 serving and former Australian Defence Force personnel committed suicide between 2001 and 2015, a major new report has found, shedding light on factors that could make certain veterans especially vulnerable to mental illness.