Defence again tops the annual public service travel bill.
Tom McIlroy is a political reporter for Fairfax Media in the federal press gallery at Parliament House.
The Greens have accused the government of misusing public funds through costly domestic and international travel.
As many as 12,000 are believed to have overstayed Australian visas for more than 20 years.
What now for public servants caught up in the creation of a new Home Affairs portfolio?
Australia's offshore immigration detention program has cost the federal government at least $5 billion since 2012
A new super agency could be disruptive, costly and result in less effective outcomes for the public.
Private operators could soon take over large parts of Australia's immigration visa system.
Liberals believe General Jim Molan could defeat fellow veteran and Labor incumbent Mike Kelly.
ATO will waive some fines for late lodgement of tax information after latest online systems failure.
NBN Co. told the Senate detailing food and wine costs for corporate events would be a waste of resources.