Peter Martin So worried is the Treasury about its ability to establish 'an effective working relationship' with new Treasurer Joe Hockey that it is trying to block access to its incoming government brief under...
Peter Martin So worried is the federal Treasury about its ability to establish ''an effective working relationship'' with its new Treasurer, Joe Hockey, that it is attempting to block access to its incoming...
Peter Martin Immigration minister breaks his self-imposed media blackout for second consecutive day.
Peter Martin The Coalition government may have to cut Australia's greenhouse gas emissions by twice as fast as has been planned.
Scott Morrison breaks blackout again in second denial that efforts to rescue asylum seekers were delayed
Peter Martin Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has for the second time in two days forcefully rejected suggestions Australia did not respond quickly enough to an asylum seeker boat that sank off Java on Friday...
Judith Ireland, Peter Martin, Daniel Hurst New Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has refused to commit to telling Australians how successful the Coalition government is in implementing its key election pledge to safely turn asylum seeker...
Peter Martin The three-star general in charge of Operation Sovereign Borders, Lieutenant-General Angus Campbell (pictured), will hold the first in a series of weekly media briefings on Monday, ending a blackout...
Peter Martin Never has a prime minister's first cabinet been more insulting. Never has it mattered less.
Peter Martin Economics Correspondent Policy details the Coalition kept hidden during the campaign are to become public in a document dump scheduled for next month.
Tom Allard, Peter Martin It's been a long, madcap, and dysfunctional election campaign for Kevin Rudd, and in its closing days and hours, it has boiled down to this: "If you have any doubts, don't vote for Abbott."
Tom Allard and Peter Martin Rudd made the plea repeatedly in a blitzkrieg series of appearances late this week.
David Humphries, Peter Martin The Australian Electoral Commission says we have "a choice of two methods" when voting for Senators on Saturday. Is this true?
Peter Martin Tony Abbott says the carbon price will hit an 'almost unimaginable' $350 a tonne by 2050. Is this true?
Jonathan Pearlman, Peter Martin The claim
Jonathan Pearlman and Peter Martin Liberal candidate Fiona Scott blames asylum seekers for congestion in western Sydney. Is this true?
Peter Martin The technique of the ''big lie'' is said to be to repeat something often enough that, no matter how outrageous, it eventually becomes accepted as the truth.
Michael Koziol and Peter Martin Asked whether he really had a hope with one poll showing him behind 46-54, Kevin Rudd said there were “multiple state elections in recent times when people have come from behind in the last week and...
Michael Koziol and Peter Martin If Bob Katter is right, our native-born population would be sliding so fast we would need enormous immigration just to stay steady.
Jonathan Pearlman and Peter Martin Mr Morrison says buying Indonesian boats would save lives and taxpayers' money.
Peter Martin The Coalition is sitting on a time bomb.