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Lisa Cox is a national political reporter covering breaking news and the environment. Most recently Lisa covered the ACT Legislative Assembly for The Canberra Times.
Lisa Cox The Greens have offered the Abbott government its first chance to pass its direct action climate policy, but only if it agrees to toughen the scheme and preserve Australia's renewable energy target.
Lisa Cox Prime Minister Tony Abbott has signalled he may not return to Arnhem Land after he farewells troops headed for the Middle East on Thursday and is briefed on the largest terrorism raids in Australia's...
Lisa Cox Prime Minister Tony Abbott is reviewing the performance of his front bench and says some of his ministers are "getting As and some are getting A pluses".
Gareth Hutchens and Lisa Cox Prime Minister Tony Abbott's decision to deploy 600 military personnel and eight Super Hornets and other planes to the United Arab Emirates will cost Australia at least $400...
Latika Bourke and Lisa Cox Australia's terror threat level has been raised from medium to high, meaning a terror attack on home soil is now officially considered "likely".
Lisa Cox The Abbott government's overdue review of Australian marine parks has been launched with representatives of the fishing industry dominating advisory panels.
Tom Arup and Lisa Cox Calls are growing for government to help old coal-fired power plants permanently close in a bid to lessen the oversupply of electricity in Australia causing headaches for the energy industry.
Lisa Cox The federal budget appears to have made Joe Hockey the least popular minister in the Abbott government, according to a poll published to coincide with the end of the Coalition's first year in power.
Lisa Cox The Abbott government plans to erect a memorial to the victims of the MH370 disaster on the coast of Western Australia.
Lisa Cox The family of 24-year-old asylum seeker Hamid Kehazaei, who died in a Brisbane hospital after a severe leg infection, has demanded justice.
Lisa Cox Labor has called on the government to rule out the creation of a government fund to bail out struggling companies or provide loans to businesses.
Lisa Cox Crossbench senator Bob Day has used his maiden speech to demand sweeping changes to Australia's workplace relations laws, including the abolition of minimum wage limits for young workers.
Lisa Cox Prime Minister Tony Abbott has revealed the government is considering "non-lethal" military assistance and humanitarian aid in Ukraine.
Lisa Cox The release of a video that appears to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff by Islamic State "abundantly justifies" Australia's military involvement in Iraq, Prime Minister Tony Abbott...
Lisa Cox, James Massola, Gareth Hutchens The Abbott government has finally delivered on a key election promise and repealed the mining tax after striking a compromise with the Palmer United Party, but at a $6.
Lisa Cox The mining tax has been repealed after the Abbott government reached a deal with the Palmer United Party to scrap the tax but keep the associated compensation.
Lisa Cox Australia does not intend to commit combat troops on the ground in northern Iraq, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said, as the government prepares to deploy aircraft to supply Kurdish fighters with...
Lisa Cox Tony Abbott has been given cover to break an election promise not to touch Australia’s renewable energy target after his hand-picked review panel recommended the scheme be dramatically cut back.
Lisa Cox Tony Abbott has been given cover to break an election promise not to touch Australia's renewable energy target after his hand-picked review panel recommended the scheme be dramatically cut back.
Latika Bourke, Lisa Cox Australia is a at "high state of readiness" to assist the United States with further airstrikes targeting Islamic State terrorists in Iraq, Defence Minister David Johnston says.