The federal government will attempt to put the debate over data retention and metadata to bed with a policy paper likely to be issued as early as Friday.
Shadow treasurer warns robots could take jobs in Australia's next economic boom.
Australia's top spy has launched an impassioned appeal to the nation's half a million Muslims not to mistake the Abbott government's counterterrorism push as "fighting Islam".
Australians are in for much larger tax bills and slower income growth, and with hindsight the budget has been sold wrongly, the head of the Treasury has told a gathering of Canberra economists.
A proposal by doctors to exempt pensioners from a $7 GP fee has been rejected by Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who has also signalled that children should pay.
Clive Palmer has softened the conditions under which his proposed emissions trading scheme would be launched, in an attempt to attract more political support for a new price on carbon.
A terse Bill Shorten has brushed aside further questions about his involvement in a damaging rape allegation dating back to the 1980s, pointing out Victorian police have told him there was no case and no charges to be laid.
In case he had any lingering doubts, the Chinese foreign ministry has made clear their worsening opinion of Clive Palmer.
Labor leader Bill Shorten has broken his silence about damaging rape allegations dating back to the 1980s after Victorian Police told him there was no case and no charges to be laid.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said that the last thing voters want is another election as he tried to hose down more commentary that his government has done a poor job of selling its budget.
Erskine Park High School’s budding artists have pushed the envelope once more.