Ben Schneiders and Royce Millar A powerful right-wing union has had its formal influence in the Labor Party slashed after it was caught grossly inflating its membership numbers
Heath Aston The Abbott government cut short a competitive tender process to grant a consortium led by waterfront baron and Liberal Party donor Chris Corrigan the inside running to develop a $1 billion freight...
Jacqueline Maley Former independent MP Rob Oakeshott tried to convince Liberal MP Malcolm Turnbull to become a minister in a Labor-led minority government ''rainbow cabinet'' he envisaged while negotiating with Julia...
Judith Ireland Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has hosed down suggestions he has described Rupert Murdoch as a ‘‘demented plutocrat,’’ arguing the News Corp head is the ‘‘most normal’’ media mogul he knows.
Judith Ireland Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has backed further deregulation of the media industry as he praised media mogul Rupert Murdoch as the ''most normal'' proprietor he knows.
Kate McClymont and Deborah Snow Janice Hardacre has never forgotten the odd conversation she had with her then colleague, Michael Williamson, 20 years ago.
Kate McClymont, Deborah Snow Janice Hardacre has never forgotten the odd conversation she had with her then colleague, Michael Williamson, 20 years ago.
Anne Davies, Sean Nicholls and Linton Besser 'There are two types of people in the Labor Party,' says one senior NSW MP. ''Those who bent the knee and kissed Eddie's ring, and those who kept their distance because they thought him so odious.'
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Colin Kruger WITH the Nine Network regaining its ratings mojo this year, it probably came as a surprise to many that its parent company, Nine Entertainment, is on the brink of oblivion.
Bianca Hall Who watches the watchdog?
By Ed Logue Labor's national broadband network will deliver returns to taxpayers, despite a rise in construction costs and delay in the finish date of the $37 billion project, the federal government says.
Dan Harrison THE Foreign Affairs Minister, Bob Carr, has become the latest Labor politician to declare his support for same-sex marriage.
Lucy Battersby Federal government to spend a further $15m advertising the National Broadband Network.
Maxine McKew It was one of the most brutal coups in Australian political history and Julia Gillard was at its heart.
Clay Lucas Elections now under way offer the scandal-ridden Health Services Union an opportunity for renewal.
Andrew Darby ABC boss Mark Scott has provoked an outcry after axing its Tasmanian television production unit.
Phillip Coorey Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been forced to withdraw Australia's support for Israel in an upcoming United Nations vote after being opposed by the vast majority of her cabinet and warned she would...
Jonathan Swan Federal government to cut TV licence fees in exchange for more Australian content.
The supermarket chain Coles has pulled all advertising from 2Day FM as ACMA is flooded with complaints about the prank call.