Poorest pensioners hit with most of the cuts.
Nicole Hasham The Department of Immigration sought an investigation by the Australian Federal Police which resulted in a whistle-blowing psychiatrist having his phone records accessed, it has emerged.
Matthew Knott Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has moved to avoid an election stoush with the nation's churches by vowing to maintain exemptions for religious organisations from anti-discrimination laws.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter The Victorian branch of the Country Women's Association has become the latest high-profile group to throw its support behind marriage equality.
Nicole Hasham Right group's claims sharpen focus on bipartisan policy of returning so-called "illegal" boat passengers despite fears over their welfare.
Marcus Strom Amid political intrigue she thought she was speaking her mind. Her boss had other ideas.
Peter Martin Attack a squid and it squirts out ink. That could be why we are suddenly awash with reports on negative gearing.
Mark Kenny Chief Political Correspondent Kim Beazley thinks Bill Shorten's decision to take bold risks with policy have put Labor in a stronger position.
Cameron Atfield The Greens have pledged to make it safer, cheaper and easier for women to get abortions.
Cameron Atfield The Labor Party has taken a distinctly retro approach to appeal to digital-savvy millennials.