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Ross Peake is a senior reporter for The Canberra Times
Ross Peake The ACT's long-serving Labor senator, Kate Lundy, said goodbye to Parliament on Tuesday.
Ross Peake Labor's Kate Lundy says it's the right time for her to leave politics after almost two decades in the senate
Ross Peake Jon Stanhope, former ACT Chief Minister, will be replaced as administrator of Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands by another former MP.
Ross Peake Former federal Liberal Party leader John Hewson has hit out at Joe Hockey for criticising wind farms, saying the Treasurer should drive past a coal-fired power station and have “a bit of a...
Ross Peake The ACT's federal MPs give their reaction to the commission of audit.
Ross Peake Former prime minister John Howard will not reveal if he advised his former chief of staff Arthur Sinodinos to stand down.
Ross Peake John Howard is making his papers publicly available in a deal with the University of NSW.
Ross Peake Australia's Race Discrimination Commissioner will challenge Tony Abbott for the first time on Monday over the Prime Minister's push to water down racial vilification laws.
Ross Peake The portraits at Parliament House of former prime ministers are proving to be a magnet for visitors wanting a picture of themselves with a famous Australian.
Ross Peake Paper and clothing manufacturers are complaining bitterly about the flood of cheap imports and calling for the Abbott government to have the political courage to ''buy Australian'' even as it slashes...
Ross Peake Unlike in the United States and United Kingdom, Australia's national flag on Parliament House remained at full mast on Friday.
Ross Peake Federal Parliament is expected to be told this week of a political breakthrough on high-speed rail, which will result in the project gaining a higher priority on the national agenda.
Ross Peake The Labor Party should consider giving any Australian voter a say in choosing its candidates, as part of the Opposition's attempt to re-group after its election defeat.
Ross Peake Former Eden-Monaro MP Mike Kelly will nominate for the vacancy created by Senator Carr’s resignation.
Ross Peake Canberra MP Andrew Leigh has been promoted to a shadow ministry position on the Labor frontbench announced on Friday by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.
Ross Peake Senator Zed Seselja has begun talks to use only natural attrition to reduce the public service by 12,000.
Ross Peake Historic King's Hall at Old Parliament House will be used for the first time for the formal declaration of the ACT Senate race.
Ross Peake Greens candidate Simon Sheikh has conceded defeat on Thursday in the race to win the ACT's second Senate seat.
Ross Peake Liberal Zed Seselja is expected to be named winner of the ACT's second Senate seat on Tuesday.
Ross Peake Newly-minted MP Peter Hendy is vowing to boost small business in the electorate of Eden-Monaro to drive further growth in the region.