Lisa Cox, Andrew Taylor, Lucy Carroll Arts Minister George Brandis has promoted moves to block government funding for organisations that refuse corporate sponsorship following the ''preposterously unreasonable'' termination of...
Sean Nicholls Newly commissioned NSW Premier Mike Baird has foreshadowed changes to the way lobbyists operate in the state, declaring people are ''incredibly disappointed and shocked'' at what has unfolded before...
Anna Patty An internal audit reveals Lend Lease has recorded more than 60 serious safety breaches in a year which have put builders at risk of electrocution, fire, falls from height and falling objects.
Carolyn Webb The words 'Anzac' and 'fun run' are an unusual blend, but not for organiser Paul Ritchie.
No evidence to support Salvation Army officer's claim he confessed act of child sex abuse to police, royal commission told
Paul Bibby A senior Salvation Army officer who says he went to police to confess the sexual abuse he inflicted on a young girl but was told nothing could be done, has had serious doubt cast on his claims.
As a teenager, Patrick Cerato's life was laid out before him like a glorious picnic. A top athlete and scholar, he was on top of his game; there was, he says wistfully, nothing he couldn't do.
Mark Kenny A record high vote of support for the Greens and a slump in support for the Coalition in regional Australia has left Tony Abbott's seven-month old government trailing Labor by four points after...
Natalie O'Brien A former diesel fitter turned conman who was prosecuted for spruiking a fake magnetic engine has now been made bankrupt for the second time in his long and chequered career.
James Rose For most people, the Battle of Fire Support Base Coral wouldn't quite rank with Gallipoli or Tobruk in the nation's military pantheon.
Paul Bibby A senior Salvation Army officer, whose husband, also an officer, sexually assaulted a young girl, later sent an accusatory Facebook message to a whistleblower, the royal commission into child-sex...
A breach of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's databases has exposed the email addresses of subscribers to possible scammers.
Bridie Smith The head of the CSIRO's business and commercialisation arm has warned that a funding cut in next month's federal budget would have long-term detrimental effects on the nation's ability to innovate.
Ben Schneiders The Institute of Public Affairs - a think tank well connected within the Liberal Party - has proposed that Australia's minimum wage be abolished.
Esther Han Coles spruiked a rosy picture of the dairy industry at the height of the $1 milk wars last year using data it could not substantiate, the consumer watchdog has found.
Anna Patty Employment Minister Eric Abetz has described proposals by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to weaken the Labor Party's ties to the union movement as "window dressing".
Heath Aston Whistleblower Kathy Jackson is demanding more than $300,000 from the Health Services Union.
Anna Patty Former High Court judge Dyson Heydon has opened the royal commission into trade unions by declaring it was not hostile to unions or setting out to abolish or curb their activities.
Tim Elliott A high-achiever from a young age, Kim Williams is known as one of our top business leaders. Now, the workaholic's sudden departure as News Corp's CEO has given him time for reflection.
James Massola, Anna Patty, Matthew Knott, Judith Ireland The Abbott government is actively considering raising the pension age to 70 and changing indexation arrangements for the payments in the budget.
Jane Cadzow As chief of staff to Tony Abbott, Peta Credlin is regarded as the organisational brain behind the prime minister - and by some as having way too much power.