Tony Abbott has brushed off criticism from former Labor prime minister Paul Keating, who says the opposition leader needs ‘‘the political judo chop’’.
Former Prime Minister Paul Keating says privacy is under attack and the media doesn't care.
Paul Keating goes to court over a red light infringement.
Gerry Carman The debilitating haze of Alzheimer's disease began its capricious descent on Hazel Hawke in 2001 and three years later she noted in typically laconic Australian style on her 75th birthday: "It's a...
Carolyn Webb and Catherine Chisholm Hazel Hawke has died peacefully after succumbing to complications of dementia, her family announced on Thursday.
Daniel Hurst Australians with more than $2 million in their superannuation accounts and others on the top marginal tax rates will pay more if the Gillard government succeeds in clawing back retirement fund tax...
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 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.
Tony Wright Storms and floods can ruin lives and livelihoods as viciously and unexpectedly as events can swamp political careers.
Alexander Downer AO
Daniel Flitton Alexander Downer came to relish an argument - against political opponents and public servants.
James Button's tale of being a PM's words man is also a memoir of his famous father.
Damien Murphy The beginning of the end of a beautiful friendship between prime minister Bob Hawke and treasurer Paul Keating in 1985 is revealed in cabinet documents released by the National Archives.
Stephanie Peatling When Tony Abbott's adviser Peta Credlin went public last weekend about her IVF battles, many political players rolled their eyes.
When it comes to high-profile mud-slinging, Sydney is in a class of its own.
Phillip Coorey MALCOLM TURNBULL has portrayed himself as the antithesis of Tony Abbott's political mentor, B.A. Santamaria, the staunch protectionsist and founder of the Democratic Labor Party.
Daniel Flitton Forty years ago this month, Prime Minister Gough Whitlam made the controversial decision to recognise China's communist government. Has the relationship prospered?
Michael Gordon AUSTRALIA has moved one step closer to recognising its first people in the country's founding document after one of the Federal Parliament's rare moments of unity between Julia Gillard and Tony...
Philip Clark The tragic death of a 17-year-old on the Gold Coast who fell from a high rise balcony during schoolies celebrations underlines why the prospect of young people getting together to have fun seems to...
Phillip Thomson BETWEEN Bob Carr complaining about his coffee and lunging forward to stretch a hamstring, he explains how the misogyny debate fits nicely into the Labor Party's narrative.
Mark Baker Former prime minister accuses federal government of eroding Australia's foreign policy influence.