Former Liberal prime minister John Howard has delivered a coded rebuke to his successor Tony Abbott for his diplomatic handling of boat turn backs in his first year in office.
The Coalition has finally passed its Direct Action climate change policy, thanks to support from Clive Palmer. But will it work?
Australia intends to continue discussions on the proposed Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, despite China's reluctance to adhere to World Bank-style governance provisions.
There is a permanent fatal flaw in an aged care home planned on Sydney Harbour's Middle Head, a former chief fire control officer for the ACT has warned.
Has Prime Minister Tony Abbott bitten off more than he can chew in his fight to reform the federation and the tax system?
The United States has asked Australia to build and staff three Ebola treatment facilities in West Africa.
Julia Gillard's conduct as a lawyer was "questionable" and evidence in the Royal Commission into trade unions "supports a finding" that she received money from her allegedly corrupt former boyfriend Bruce Wilson, counsel assisting the inquiry has said.
Publication of salacious personal emails between Senator Peris and Mr Boldon raise a storm.
Former prime minister Julia Gillard should be cleared of any crime in her dealings with union officials who misappropriated money from a union-linked slush fund, according to a submission by the royal commission into unions' counsel assisting.
The Abbott government will introduce new laws to stop internet companies storing customers' records on cheap overseas servers vulnerable to hacking.