Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has painted a doomsday scenario of Australia under a Bill Shorten government.
Gillian Triggs has unloaded on the Turnbull government, accusing it of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth.
The head of Australia's peak medical group says there is no evidence to suggest a Turnbull government plan to drug test welfare recipients will work.
Robert Nay may be facing cancer in a hospital bed but it's the same-sex plebiscite that is on his mind.
Barnaby Joyce's greatest political rival is seeking to join the High Court fight over the Deputy Prime Minister's eligibility for Parliament.
The federal government has told the High Court it may seek security for its legal costs as Labor challenges Nationals MP David Gillespie's eligibility to sit in federal parliament.
LEGISLATION to reshape the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) rebate, seeking to rid the system of rorting while enhancing integrity, has passed federal parliament.
Defence Minister Marise Payne has not ruled out returning to a combat role as part of a renewed strategy to beat back the resurgent Taliban.
Four of the world's largest companies have been under investigation by the ATO, an inquiry has heard.