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Lisa Cox is a national political reporter covering breaking news. Most recently Lisa covered the ACT Legislative Assembly for The Canberra Times, and the environment from The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age's Canberra bureau.
Lisa Cox Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has apologised after confusing a fast food operator with 7-Eleven, the convenience store chain rocked by allegations of exploitation and a wage fraud cover-up.
Mark Kenny, Lisa Cox Labor has fuelled speculation it is more concerned with ensuring Tony Abbott remains Liberal leader than winning the Canning byelection.
Lisa Cox The Abbott government has walked away from a plan to impose a tax on bank deposits, a proposal that was expected to deliver revenue of $500 million a year.
Ministers distance themselves from Peter Dutton's claim Fairfax Media launching a 'jihad' on Abbott government
James Massola, Lisa Cox Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says government MPs have "a fair idea who is leaking" information about divisions in cabinet as another minister blasted leakers, calling on them to quit or be...
Lisa Cox Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has accused Fairfax Media of trying to "bring the government down" for publishing stories about division in its most senior ranks.
Lisa Cox, Anna Patty, Michaela Whitbourn Mr Heydon was forced to consider his position after Fairfax Media revealed he was listed as a guest speaker at a Liberal Party fundraiser.
Lisa Cox Labor has called on the Auditor-General to investigate what training Australian Border Force officials have been given since the agency was established in July this year and whether their legal...
Lisa Cox The Australian Council of Trade Unions has shifted its attention to the counsel assisting the royal commission into trade unions and what role he played in the Dyson Heydon controversy.
Lisa Cox Why is the spotlight on Dyson Heydon?
Lisa Cox Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he does not believe Dyson Heydon should stand down as the head of the royal commission into trade unions.
Lisa Cox Two senior ministers have backed Treasurer Joe Hockey’s decision to lead a parliamentary group that will revive debate about an Australian republic.
Lisa Cox Prime Minister Tony Abbott has declined to say whether the government had begun canvassing for a new royal commission chief to replace Dyson Heydon, but has insisted the inquiry "will go on".
Lisa Cox Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australia is not likely to become a republic any time soon, with his government having "bigger things" on its mind than Australia's head of state.
Lisa Cox Was it an uncomfortable question or a case of verbal gymnastics?
Tony Abbott brushes aside questions on whether his office pushed for US request for Syria air strikes
Lisa Cox Prime Minister Tony Abbott says the government expects to make a decision next week on whether to join air strikes in Syria as he brushed aside questions on whether his office pushed for a request...
Lisa Cox Prime Minister Tony Abbott says "it's important that people don't hyperventilate" after the Australian sharemarket suffered its worst day on Monday since the global financial crisis.
Lisa Cox In what has been described as the "kiss of death", Pauline Hanson has named the MP she thinks should become prime minister - Scott Morrison.
Lisa Cox The ABC has apologised to Prime Minister Tony Abbott for an offensive tweet that was inadvertently broadcast on Monday night's Q&A program.
Lisa Cox Treasurer Joe Hockey has given the strongest hint yet that the government could consider a taxpayer-funded loan for a rail line to Australia's largest proposed coal mine.
Lisa Cox Prime Minister Tony Abbott says the government will not rush a decision on whether to join air strikes over Syria but the consolidation of a terrorist state in Syria and Iraq "would be a disaster for...