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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 Former political staffer James Ashby has said the $200,000 Fairfax MP Clive Palmer claims he was asked for to help bankroll a case against Peter Slipper would have covered less than a fifth of his...
Lisa Cox Laws that prevent Australians from enrolling to vote in the weeks leading up to a federal election are set to be challenged in the High Court.
Lisa Cox Australia has a new five-tier terror alert system but the actual threat of an attack on home soil has not changed, the government said on Thursday.
Lisa Cox He's fond of making amateur videos of his pet cats and swearing at satirical protesters dressed in medieval costumes.
Lisa Cox Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has not faced any "real economic tests yet", Bill Shorten has said as he dismissed questions about his own leadership amid poor poll results.
Lisa Cox Australia's diversity is one of its greatest strengths and Australians must "protect and defend it dearly" in the aftermath of terrorist attacks in Europe and the Middle East, Prime Minister Malcolm...
David Wroe and Lisa Cox Two Australians are among a Kuwait-based Islamic State cell that was supplying money, fighters and weapons including surface-to-air missiles to the militant group, Kuwaiti authorities say.
Lisa Cox Special Minister of State Mal Brough has confirmed he has handed over documents relating to the disclosure of former speaker Peter Slipper's diary after he was visited by Australian Federal Police...
Lisa Cox Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie has questioned whether Australia should rethink its decision to accept 12,000 refugees from Syria and Iraq after last week's deadly attacks in Paris.
Lisa Cox Liberal democratic senator David Leyonhjelm has appeared in a video for the National Rifle Association of America in which he describes Australia as a "nation of victims" because of the government's...
Lisa Cox Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has left the door open to committing Australian ground forces to military efforts in Syria and Iraq if the government received a request from the US-led coalition.
Lisa Cox, James Massola Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has defended Australia's tough border security policies in the wake of the Paris terror attacks, pushing back on calls for Australia to close it borders.
Lisa Cox Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has dramatically escalated his estimate of the cost of damage caused by the Christmas Island detention centre riot, saying it will cost closer to $10 million to fix.
Lisa Cox Images showing smashed windows, burnt walls and broken equipment that resulted from riots at the Christmas Island detention centre have been released by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's office.
Lisa Cox Labor is calling on the government to set up an independent inquiry into the Christmas Island detention centre riot, which ended on Tuesday with the use of force on some detainees.
Lisa Cox Five detainees have been injured in unrest on Christmas Island as the Department of Immigration and Border protection said "some force' had been used to restore order at the detention centre.
Lisa Cox Workers at the Christmas Island detention centre have been removed from the facility "for their own safety" the Department of Immigration and Border Protection says amid ongoing unrest at the...
Lisa Cox Detainees have described chaotic scenes at the Christmas Island detention centre including claims guards have abandoned their posts amid riots at the facility.
Lisa Cox Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has flagged that tax concessions for the wealthy are in Labor's sights as debate continues about the fairness of Australia's tax system.
Lisa Cox Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has taken a new key post with a global agency in a move that will further stoke speculation he has the role of UN Secretary-General in his sights.