Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan has renewed his attack on Queensland premier Campbell Newman, calling him ‘‘cold-hearted and callous’’ for refusing to fund a trial of the National Disability Insurance...
Clive Palmer says he wants to stand against Treasurer Wayne Swan at the next federal election.
Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan clashes with Sydney broadcaster Ray Hadley over the government's botched insulation scheme.
Watch Wayne Swan deliver the 2010 Budget in a speech to MPs in Canberra.
This is the text of the prepared speech Treasurer Wayne Swan gave at the ALP conference.
Royce Millar and Ben Schneiders Proposed and seconded by the meeting chair and former Victorian union secretary Cesar Melhem, the resolution was passed ''unanimously'' by a ''show of hands''. Or so the minutes claim.
Peter Hartcher In the fourth part of a five-part investigation, Peter Harcher reveals that factors that led to the downfall of Australia's first female prime minister,
Jonathan Swan, Lisa Visentin Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce billed taxpayers nearly $5000 for ''official business'' travel while attending rugby league games, as senior ministers hint it is inevitable the Abbott government...
Peter Hartcher Tony Abbott is promising again and again that he will lead a 'methodical, measured, calm' government. But he's overlooking something.
Tim Colebatch The Labor government oversaw one of the world's best economic performances and then lost its way. Where is Tony Abbott heading?
Heath Aston The coalition will divert election resources from the vacant seats of Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott and increase focus on winning marginal seats in Sydney and Melbourne to fight a much "tighter"...
Peter Martin Treasurer Chris Bowen has recast Labor's economic message, warning of an uncertain outlook that will require "careful management".
Ross Peake As the removalist van arrived to move Julia Gillard out from The Lodge, just across the road Kevin Rudd was pretending to pitch a winner.
Benjamin Law Undaunted by repeated electoral failure, Pauline Hanson is to again fly the One Nation flag in an attempt to woo voters. Benjamin Law goes on the hustings with "The Redhead You Can Trust".
Jacqueline Maley Julia Gillard talks to Daily Life about her historic misogyny speech and how she manages the most important job in the country.
Carolyn Webb and Catherine Chisholm Hazel Hawke has died peacefully after succumbing to complications of dementia, her family announced on Thursday.
Peter Martin Deep concern about the high Australian dollar has driven the Reserve Bank to cut its cash rate to the lowest level on record, a cut quickly passed on by all but one of the big banks.
Peter Martin Deep concern about the high Australian dollar drove the Reserve Bank to cut its cash rate to the lowest level on record on Tuesday, a cut quickly passed on by all but one of the big banks.
Tim Colebatch The budget has taken back the small tax cut promised for 2015 to compensate us for the shift to an emissions trading scheme saying carbon prices will be so low it will not be needed.
Peter Martin In the face of enormous pressure to return the budget to surplus quickly, Wayne Swan has run the other way.