In her strongest remarks yet on Donald Trump, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said the US President is "driving an economic nationalist agenda", indicating his policies are considered an economic threat to Australia.
David Wroe, national security correspondent Australian combat aircraft were not involved in an airstrike against Islamic State militants that allegedly killed at least dozens of civilians in the Iraqi city of Mosul, Defence Minister Marise Payne has said.
James Massola, Tom McIlroy, Fergus Hunter A Turnbull government plan to ratify the China-Australia extradition treaty has collapsed, with mounting opposition from the Coalition backbench causing the government to withdraw the treaty from Parliament.
Noel Towell and Doug Dingwall Minister claims government playing catch-up after years of neglect and under-spending on vital infrastructure.
Matthew Knott "This will be giving a free ticket to racism and telling the whole world we don't care about minorities".
Michaela Whitbourn Senior Tax Office officials have revealed they sought legal advice after hearing "bureaucratic whispers" George Brandis would attempt to shut the ATO out of the Bell Group litigation.
James Massola, Amy Remeikis Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Justice Minister Michael Keenan have moved to quell a backbench revolt over a China-Australia extradition treaty.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Two Australian children face being separated from their parents after the Turnbull government made final moves to deport the couple.
James Massola, chief political correspondent The federal government could secure three crucial votes from the Nick Xenophon Team for its company tax cut plan, but only if it adopts a politically contentious emissions intensity scheme for the electricity sector.
Latika Bourke The Greens MP Adam Bandt has linked the fatal Cyclone Debbie raging across northern Queensland to a proposed new coal-fired power plant saying more people will suffer.
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Clinical Western storms to another championship final
Western wins by two points in a thriller with Newcastle Rebels at Carrington Park
Nominations sought from players to contest the annual Lachlan Valley District Golf Associations Championships and Pennants
You are invited to a special Harmony Day community morning tea at the Parkes TAFE Campus on Thursday.
Cambridge, Reedy Gold and Bowling Club are the Parkes cricket premiers after last weekend's grand finals
No good news from the Pennants bowling for any of our three teams this weekend.