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James Massola, Richard Willingham A new "super-faction" that unites most of the Victorian Labor Right has been formed, boosting opposition leader Bill Shorten's factional clout.
Richard Willingham The use of pre-paid credit cards to sign up people to the Labor Party is being investigated as part an internal inquiry into branch stacking in the Victorian ALP.
James Massola, Richard Willingham Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he had been "verballed" by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, after the state leader claimed last week his request for a meeting on issues including the East West Link...
James Massola, Michaela Whitbourn, Richard Willingham Liberal and Labor state Attorneys-General have banded together to warn federal counterpart George Brandis that a "crisis" in legal assistance funding will hurt the most vulnerable members of the...
David Wroe and Richard Willingham The Abbott government has vowed at least 500 new jobs in Australia will be created under a $50 billion submarine program in which local industry can partner with shipbuilders from Japan, Germany or...
Richard Willingham Australian industry is being encouraged to take advantage of a $10 billion project to replace the army's light armoured vehicles.
Dan Harrison, Richard Willingham Federal Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has cancelled his plans to open a conference of the controversial World Congress of Families.
Richard Willingham, State Political Correspondent Opponents of the hard-right World Congress of Families have vowed to block conference attendees from getting into its meeting on Saturday, although they do not know where it will be held.
Richard Willingham The home branch of key crossbench senator Ricky Muir’s party has voted to disband itself and revoke the senator’s membership, in protest at the treatment of grassroots members by the...
Richard Willingham Heath Aston The elusive Motoring Enthusiast Party senator-elect Ricky Muir was not at work at a Gippsland sawmill on Friday, a day after it was revealed he was too busy to meet Prime Minister Tony Abbott to...
Richard Willingham, Heyfield, and Heath Aston, Canberra The elusive Motoring Enthusiast Party senator-elect Ricky Muir was not at work at a Gippsland sawmill on Friday, a day after it was revealed he was too busy to meet Prime Minister Tony Abbott to...
Richard Willingham The Victorian Premier has thrown his support behind the Prime Minister's preferred candidate for the Liberal Party's federal presidency.
Richard Willingham, James Massola Prime Minister Tony Abbott has cancelled a visit to a Victorian university, an event expected to be targeted by protesters in the wake of the federal budget.
Richard Willingham, James Massola Prime Minister cancels visit to Deakin University’s Geelong campus on Wednesday, an event protesters were targeting.
Richard Willingham Federal Labor has recaptured its voice to represent Australians' opposition to the Abbott government's ''cruel'' budget, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has declared.
Richard Willingham Federal Labor has recaptured its voice to represent Australia's opposition to the Abbott government's ''cruel'' budget, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has declared.
James Massola, Richard Willingham The Victorian government has stepped up its lobbying of the Abbott government for a significant infrastructure spend in the federal budget.
Richard Willingham and Gareth Hutchens Victoria leaves meeting of nation's treasurers 'massively' disappointed by lack of progress on GST reform and a loss of $286m in additional revenue.
Richard Willingham Prime Minister Tony Abbott supports improving Melbourne's rail network and says he will help the state build it by funding major road projects including the East West Link.
James Massola and Richard Willingham Federal Liberal MPs fear the bitter Victorian preselection for Kew could cost the party votes.