The Abbott government is poised to announce a revamped school chaplaincy program following two High Court rulings that the program is constitutionally invalid.
Abbott government announces new border force units for international airports, with one 'person of interest' already intercepted.
Treasurer Joe Hockey’s attempt to make more persuasive speeches by hiring the renowned Australian author David Hunt appeared to unravel on Wednesday, with the move in limbo after Fairfax Media revealed the writer's harsh public commentary about Coalition policy.
Clean energy operators call for inquiry into the government's RET review
Universities appear no closer to relieving the uncertainty surrounding the government's planned deregulation agenda for the higher education sector as a Senate majority proves elusive.
Labor will oppose Coalition proposals which would require intellectually disabled workers to waive their right to make discrimination claims in return for a payment.
Paul Keating has launched a withering attack on Bob Hawke, Labor’s longest-serving prime minister, asserting that he assumed the role of leading the government for five years of Mr Hawke’s almost nine years in office.
Labor leader Bill Shorten has seized on leaks from the government party room saying they show the Prime Minister is unfit to govern the country.
Abbott government's pared-back broadband plan is three times more cost effective than Labor's ambitious scheme and would leave Australians $16 billion better off, according to the first independent cost-benefit analysis of the national broadband network.
Under changes outlined in the federal budget university fees would be deregulated, allowing institutes to set their own charges.