Voters might experience it like a recurring wave of nausea. A faltering government is lashing out, blaming others as the accounts of its own dysfunction pile up. This seems too familiar. And too rich an irony.
James Massola, Lisa Cox Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says government MPs have "a fair idea who is leaking" information about divisions in cabinet as another minister blasted leakers, calling on them to quit or be sacked.
Heath Aston, Gareth Hutchens Industry super funds have accused the Abbott government of quietly watering-down penalties designed to encourage employers to pay their workers' super on time.
Sarah Whyte A PWC report estimates that 32,000 Indigenous Australians could avoid blindness if the government invests another $23 million.
Mark Kenny, Fergus Hunter An emotionally wrought Kevin Rudd actively sought out the solace of the world's most powerful government in the days after his removal at the hands of colleagues in 2010.
Lisa Cox The Abbott government has walked away from a plan to impose a tax on bank deposits, a proposal that was expected to deliver revenue of $500 million a year.
Jane Lee The Abbott government's plan to scale back paid parental leave is a "retrograde step" for working mothers and potentially damaging for babies' health, a senate inquiry has heard.
Nicole Hasham Wanted: men and women to join Australia's newest national security agency. Must be willing to take an oath, use force, and fire a gun.
James Massola Tony Abbott has lost 15 staff from his personal office in the nearly two years since being elected - more than a quarter of the overall total.
Nicole Hasham Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "extremely troubling" that the firm running offshore detention centres will likely have its contract renewed even though a Senate report revealed systemic abuse and human suffering under its watch.
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