Federal Politics

About four million premises, around 30 per cent, are expected to be connected to NBN Co's network through ...

No need yet for gigabit per second speeds, NBN Co boss says

Households with a fibre-to-the-node connection - the slowest of the NBN Co's fixed technologies - will get an upgrade when augmented reality, virtual reality and ultra high definition internet television become mainstream, the company's chief executive told a Senate committee on Tuesday night.

Eric Abetz objects to presence of rainbow flag

MPs reject prospect for government to hold a free vote without a plebiscite: Eric Abetz.

For some it's the symbol of gay and lesbian progress and the fight for equality, but for Liberal culture warrior Eric Abetz it's the flag of a hostile nation which has declared war on Australia.

Be bold, but be prepared to bend, Wyatt implores

Ken Wyatt is the most senior Indigenous MP in Parliament.

Indigenous Australians should think big, but be willing to compromise to ensure the referendum to recognise them in the constitution wins overwhelming support, the country's most senior Aboriginal politician, Ken Wyatt, has urged.

Bernardi offers Abbott a 'warm welcome' to join his party

Senator Cory Bernardi appeared on Andrew Bolt's Sky News program on Monday night.

Cory Bernardi says if Tony Abbott should defect and join his newly formed Conservative party after the former prime minister was castigated, including by the senior conservative cabinet minister Mathias Cormann for urging the government to adopt a more right-wing agenda.