Prime Minister Tony Abbott has lashed out at what he says are "crass political" attacks on his prized $5.5 billion paid parental leave policy and vowed to proceed with the scheme declaring he does not break his promises.
The home branch of key crossbench senator Ricky Muir’s party has voted to disband itself and revoke the senator’s membership, in protest at the treatment of grassroots members by the senator and senior officials.
New Zealand is taking the lead from Australia against Antarctic whaling, with a plan that could prevent the Japanese hunt from being renewed in late 2015.
Jihadists returning from fighting alongside terrorists overseas are committed to trying to strike on home soil and Attorney-General George Brandis says its ''delusional'' to think otherwise.
The Coalition appears likely to reject a radical proposal that would control how all Australians who receive a working age welfare payment spend their benefits.
Clive Palmer should respect the government's mandate and pass the budget, the Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday, rejecting the crossbencher's call for a double dissolution election.
Poor graduates would pay about 30 per cent more than their richer counterparts for their degree under the federal government's plan to charge real interest on student debts for the first time, according to the architect of the HECS system.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says film and music companies, not internet users, should foot the bill for any scheme cracking down on online piracy.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he is "not sure" but remains "confident" the bodies of the Australians who died in the MH17 crash will be brought home because it is "morally right."
Clive Palmer says the federal government's budget has crashed and he has challenged Prime Minister Tony Abbott to hold a double dissolution or implement a mini-budget.
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