The phone call came at 6pm. Scott Morrison was on the line.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says the upcoming election will be "a referendum on the future of Medicare". But his promise to protect Australia's public health system amounts to little more than symbolism, he has conceded.
Matthew Knott New ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie faced tense questioning from both Labor and Coalition senators.
Michael Koziol He will not go quietly.
David Wroe Malcolm Turnbull has warned Australians fighting with the Islamic State group they "will be targeted" following the precision killing of top Australian terrorist Neil Prakash in Iraq.
James Massola, Fergus Hunter The Greens will target sitting Liberal MPs as well as traditional Labor territory in inner-city Melbourne and Sydney.
James Massola and David Wroe The deal is more than a year in the making and is the fifth and final Robb trade deal in three years before he retirees.
Mark Kenny, James Massola, Michael Koziol Bill Shorten will unveil a $6 billion, ten year spending cut - Labor's single biggest to date - in the form of an $8000 per year cap on loans for students to study at private colleges.
After seven months of waiting. After months of ruling-in and ruling-out, after all that on and off the table. After apprehension and great expectations, this budget has fallen apart in 48 hours.
Peter Martin Glenn Steven's deputy has been appointed governor of the Reserve Bank in one of the government's last acts before it goes into caretaker mode.
The Parramatta Eels will be allowed to accrue competition points while five directors pursue legal action against their ...
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