Motoring Enthusiast Senator Ricky Muir has lost his second chief of staff in three months after Sarah Mennie quit on Friday.
The peak medical body has accused the Abbott government of acting too slowly to tackle the Ebola crisis because of concerns about the political consequences of an Australian health worker being infected with the disease.
Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie says she rejected overtures from the Abbott government to strike a special deal for her home state in exchange for support for university fee deregulation.
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The Abbott government is offering to ditch or delay the most controversial elements of its sweeping higher education reforms to secure a deal with the Senate cross-benchers to allow universities to set their own fees.
A state memorial service will be held for the late Labor prime minister Gough Whitlam in Sydney on Wednesday November 5.
Confusion over Canberra’s plans to cut the Renewable Energy Target (RET) will cost NSW at least $2.5 billion in investment by 2020 and mean the state will fall short of the Baird government’s own target for clean energy, industry groups say.
Cabinet Minister Christopher Pyne has tried to hose down praise of his colleague Julie Bishop as a potential Liberal party leader but accidentally bungled his defence of Prime Minister Tony Abbott in the process.
Tourism Australia knew Tourism Minister Andrew Robb and his family owned the Boathouse Palm Beach restaurant before it launched a taxpayer-funded campaign that featured the establishment as part of a $40 million marketing push.
Young climate activists have been accused of comparing coal miners to paedophiles in a poster that has since been taken down from the internet after a social media backlash.
Castle Hill Police assisted the Department of Immigration by detaining a New Zealand natural who had over-stayed his ...