Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has called on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to fully explain to Australians a "bizarre" incident that prompted the Australian ambassador to France, Stephen Brady, to offer his resignation.
Nassim Khadem Victorian businesses and start-ups will get more than half a billion in funding as the state government pledges to create over 100,000 "high-skill, high-wage" jobs.
James Massola Labor frontbencher Ed Husic has become the latest Labor MP to switch position and back same-sex marriage, in a sign of the growing momentum for the potentially landmark social reform.
Heath Aston Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has been urged to “toughen the f—k up” by a retired Labor MP.
Sean Nicholls, Michaela Whitbourn The future of the Independent Commission Against Corruption will be decided in a landmark review following a High Court decision that threw its powers and reach into doubt.
Michaela Whitbourn The widely respected Murray Gleeson takes on the politically charged task of chairing a broad review of the ICAC, including whether any "limits or enhancements" should be applied to the exercise of its powers
Melanie Kembrey Dozens of residents in Sydney's west are in the dark about when they will be able to return to their unit blocks after two sink holes threatening to collapse them were pumped full of concrete.
Anna Patty Before his appointment, Fair Work Commissioner Bernie Riordan was subject to a Federal Court case over $1.8m in directors fees he had been accused of receiving.
Lisa Cox and Tom Arup Proposed safeguards to limit greenhouse gas emissions from big polluters have been designed by the Abbott government to fail, according to the Grattan Institute.
Clancy Yeates and Nassim Khadem ANZ chief executive Mike Smith has backed a discussion about negative gearing as part of the government's review of the tax system.