The Australian-British child-recovery agent Adam Whittington has hit out at Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's "double standards" over his ongoing detention in Lebanon compared to the Channel Nine crew who were the subject of high-level diplomatic talks until their freedom more than a week ago.
Bill Shorten will unveil a $6 billion, ten year spending cut - Labor's single biggest to date - in the form of an $8000 per year cap on loans for students to study at private colleges.
Hundreds of job losses in the arts sector are expected as small and mid-sized companies lose Australia Council funding.
After seven months of waiting. After months of ruling-in and ruling-out, after all that on and off the table. After apprehension and great expectations, this budget has fallen apart in 48 hours.
New ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie faced tense questioning from both Labor and Coalition senators.
Unions buoyed by twin public service victory vow to make APS an election issue
The deal is more than a year in the making and is the fifth and final Robb trade deal in three years before he retirees.
Australian authorities were involved in identifying and locating top Australian terrorist Neil Prakash ahead of the deadly air strike that killed the Islamic state recruiter, the Turnbull government has revealed.
He will not go quietly.
After a battle that has taken more than a year, it has been agreed that Tony Abbott's choice of party plonk is not, in fact, a state secret.
Attorney-General George Brandis has ruled out suspending federal anti-discrimination laws during the same-sex marriage plebiscite campaign.
It is the centrepiece of Malcolm Turnbull's election budget: a company tax cut he argues will stimulate the economy and underpin the government's core message of "jobs and growth".
More than half a billion dollars has been spent in the latest auction under the Turnbull government's direct action climate change policy, with the vast majority of the money committed to tree projects.
The Australian Taxation Office will continue to face the same level of scrutiny, despite its attempts to have less oversight.
The Greens will target sitting Liberal MPs as well as traditional Labor territory in inner-city Melbourne and Sydney.
Malcolm Turnbull has warned Australians fighting with the Islamic State group they "will be targeted" following the precision killing of top Australian terrorist Neil Prakash in Iraq.
Former prime minister Tony Abbott is coming to Melbourne to help fundraise for a key conservative ally the day before Malcolm Turnbull is expected to visit the Governor-General to officially call the election.
A new internship program introduced to combat youth unemployment is at risk of becoming a "jobs destruction program" unless safeguards are introduced to prevent exploitation, workplace experts have warned.
Fear not, shrapnel-lovers: Australia is still making 5c coins, despite what Treasurer Scott Morrison thinks.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says income inequality in the US is responsible for the rise of Donald Trump, acknowledging the outlandish billionaire has the Republican nomination "in the bag".
Bronwyn Bishop has formally farewelled Parliament and fired a warning shot at former prime minister Tony Abbott over his role in her demise.
Joe Hockey's advice for buying a good home was regarded as an insult. Is Malcolm Turnbull's any better?
Parents concerned their children are succumbing to religious radicalisation will be able to call a hotline for advice and counselling under a $4 million plan.
Treasurer Scott Morrison has declared an end to class warfare in Australian politics during his post-budget sales pitch saying voters were "over the us and them" approach to governing.
Union says result is a 'hammer blow' to public service industrial relations policy.
You'd think that the staffers of of the most prominent Australian politicians, our Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, would have known by now, that asking a journalist to censor content - and then allowing them to report this - will almost certainly trigger immediate intrigue.
A legal challenge seeking the transfer of asylum seekers from Manus Island to Australia will be heard in the third week of the campaign ahead of the July 2 double dissolution election.
Cabinet secretary to be investigated for contempt over refusal to appear before a Senate inquiry into political fundraising.
When Melissa Parke arrived in Canberra nine years ago, she committed herself to waging war against indifference in a national Parliament utterly preoccupied with fighting other battles.
Buried deep in Treasurer Scott Morrison's first budget are the keys to eight weeks of so-called election announceables.