For the last supper at Liffey tonight, Paul Thomas is planning to cook sausages on the open fire and serve them with salad and Tasmanian beer and bubbly, chilled in water from the stream that runs...
Paul Keating is not happy with the the alliance between Labor and the Greens.
Phillip Coorey The former prime minister, John Howard, has urged the Liberal Party to avoid doing preference deals with the Greens, even if it puts the Coalition at a tactical disadvantage.
Andrew Darby An expert scientific panel has warned of broad environmental risks of a supertrawler in Australia’s small pelagic fishery.
Gareth Hutchens The Labor Party and independent senator Nick Xenophon say they are willing to extend an olive branch to Finance Minister Mathias Cormann after they successfully disallowed his controversial financial...
Mark Kenny and Gareth Hutchens For Jacqui Lambie it has become personal.
Tim Colebatch It's clear: whoever wins government in the state election will not control the upper house. The smart alliances of the microparties may have the final say.
Michael Short Michael Short: The Honourable Tim Smith QC, welcome to The Zone and thank you kindly for your time.
Michael Short Today's guest in The Zone is Tim Smith, QC, a former Supreme Court judge and a founder of the Accountability Round Table.
Nicole Hasham Coal seam gas projects would be considered for Sydney's sensitive drinking water catchments and landholders will have no legal rights to refuse drilling on their land under the state government's...
Angus Holland THE LEADERS
Julie-Anne Davies The desperation of the dying is something Melbourne woman Catherine Ringwood knows intimately. Much of her adult life has been spent in its company, first as a nurse then later as a counsellor for...
Saffron Howden The NSW Aboriginal Land Council says there was no consultation with Indigenous groups about the changes and that the government is treating Aboriginal people with "disregard and contempt".
James Massola and Heath Aston Almost two-thirds of Australians oppose the Abbott Government's move to allow universities to set their own fees amid concern over "$100,000 courses" that would put tertiary education back out of the...
Tom Allard and Lisa Cox The Coalition has finally passed its Direct Action climate change policy, thanks to support from Clive Palmer. But will it work?
Heath Aston The Senate has set up an inquiry into Treasurer Joe Hockey's plans to hand out billions of dollars to state governments to privatise assets and reinvest the proceeds in new infrastructure.
Mark Kenny and James Massola Both motorists and service stations will feel the cost of the federal government's move to re-start indexation of fuel excise.
Gareth Hutchens and Georgia Wilkins The Australian Taxation Office says it has now cut over 500 jobs from its crucial auditing team as it tries to meet the federal government's budget cuts.
Mark Kenny Chief Political Correspondent here is growing optimism in the federal government that a compromise can be reached with Labor on a revised 2020 renewable energy target, even as 100 jobs were shed in a wind turbine company.
Peter Hannam, Mark Kenny NSW stands to lose as much as $2.5 billion in investment in 10 approved wind farms that won't proceed if the federal government achieves its goal of slashing the renewable energy target, an industry...