Federal Politics

Barnaby Joyce talks with dairy farmer Ashley Galt and his wife Lucy Galt in May.

Australia dairy crisis probe escalated by Joyce

A more powerful and thorough investigation into Australia's embattled dairy industry, with a focus on Murray Goulburn, has been established to get to the bottom of the "fiasco", Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says.

Now former Senator Ricky Muir with wife Kerrie-Anne and son Tristan.

Muir says farewell to politics - for now

A proud Ricky Muir has bid farewell to his roller coast ride in politics, happy that he "did not fall victim to the two party political games" and reminding all voters that they are "entitled to a voice."

Premier Daniel Andrews addresses the crowd at the Equal Love Rally in June.

Daniel Andrews attacks PM on plebiscite

Victorians do not want "a harmful public vote" on gay marriage, Premier Daniel Andrews has claimed in a strongly worded letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull calling for a free vote on equality.

Pauline Hanson, the leader of the One Nation Party, on the ABC's <i>Q&A</i> on July 18.

One Nation struggles in Victoria

Pauline Hanson's One Nation party has won the most Victorian support in the Shepparton-based seat of Murray, with more than 4220 voters backing the controversial party.