Lenore Taylor THE bitter feud between Liberal Party life member Clive Palmer and senior Liberal figures will spill into the party's federal council meeting this weekend, with Mr Palmer saying his concerns about...
Heath Aston and Colin Kruger An unmistakable message for government is now emerging: Stop this now.
Former PM Malcolm Fraser quits Liberal Party after allegedly telling his friends that his replacement, Tony Abbott, was "all over the place" in terms of policy
Georgia Wilkins The founder of one of Australia's biggest healthcare companies, Primary Health Care, is giving away almost half his shares in the firm, valued at $76 million, to family and a charitable trust.
Stephanie Anderson The wife of Greens Senate candidate Simon Sheikh has admitted she had ''made a mistake'' after allegations her husband had been campaigning during two lectures at the ANU, where she teaches.
Michael Gordon and Daniel Hurst Tony Abbott will be asked to defend, discard or modify his promised generous paid parental leave scheme in the Coalition party room next week, amid growing internal concerns that it is no longer...
Jonathan Swan Two Liberal MPs want Tony Abbott to review or consider abandoning parts of his $3.2 billion plan to combat climate change in light of ''dire economic circumstances''.
Natalie Bochenski Clive Palmer has disputed former federal Speaker Peter Slipper's assertion that he withdrew his membership application for the billionaire's political party.
Amy Remeikis Tony Windsor says he is not Clive Palmer's phantom federal candidate despite rumours of the independent federal MP joining the United Australia Party, sparked by a cryptic tweet.
Megan Levy Broadcaster Alan Jones is facing an online backlash after suggesting on national television that "left-wing radical students" were behind the Boston Marathon bombings and that Australia should...
Amy Corderoy, Dan Harrison Expensive new technologies and treatments are being adopted by the health system, despite a ''big black hole'' in the knowledge about their long-term cost and efficacy, experts say.
Heath Aston Liberal Party MPs, including federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott and NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell, have snubbed one of the Islamic community's most important celebrations.
Former speaker's plea to charges related to alleged fraudulent use of taxi vouchers expected today.
Michael Gordon The TV cameras on both sides of the corridor that leads from the Prime Minister's suite to the House of Representatives were the dead give-away.
Mark Hawthorne Queensland's anti-corruption watchdog claims it does not have the powers to investigate a complaint made against former treasurer Peter Costello.
Mark Kenny Federal Labor faces electoral annihilation, losing seats previously considered ultra-safe, unless the party switches back to Kevin Rudd, a new poll has found.
Sean Nicholls, Linton Besser, Judith Ireland A PROMINENT Liberal Party figure known for his fund-raising prowess, Nick di Girolamo, was appointed to a $100,000 position on the board of a state-owned corporation by the NSW government last year.
Mr Baillieu resigned on Wednesday night after MP Geoff Shaw quit the party, threatening the coalition’s grip on power.
Mark Hawthorne, Amy Remeikis A complaint about former federal treasurer Peter Costello lodged with Queensland's Crime and Misconduct Commission highlights potential conflicts of interest between his job overseeing the future of...
Josh Gordon, Richard Willingham, Henrietta Cook Ted Baillieu has resigned as the Victorian premier and been replaced by former Liberal leader Denis Napthine, after the surprise resignation of Frankston MP Geoff Shaw from the Liberal party...