The Indonesian foreign minister has again made a series of implied criticisms of Australia's asylum seeker policies.
Clive Palmer has declared the Abbott government's Direct Action policy is "dead", saying his Palmer United Party will use its numbers in the Senate to block the Coalition's policy to replace the carbon tax.
EXCLUSIVE Generous superannuation tax concessions designed to encourage Australians to save for their retirements are doing much more harm to the budget than the aged pension, according to new research.
Liberal frontbencher Simon Birmingham has confirmed the Abbott Government is considering the future of the National Water Commission.
An Abbott government proposal to have disability support pensioners independently reviewed has won the cautious backing of the Australian Medical Association, which says it can be hard for doctors to reject patients' claims they cannot work.
The NSW Liberal party is being divided by an attempt to push its most senior female minister out of cabinet because of her age.
Catholics are in power this Easter, with the highest proportion of ministers of that faith occupying senior positions in a Coalition government.
Labor has been quick to attack the Premier Mike Baird over his conservative Christian social values, seeking to exploit any chink in the armour of the new Liberal leader.
Women on the full age pension will be hit hardest if the Abbott government changes the way the payment is indexed.
Thousands of disability pensioners would be examined by independent doctors
PAT Jackson had always shown plenty of potential in the Sydney first grade cricket competition, but 2013/14 proved ...