EXCLUSIVE: Special arrangements will be put in place to ensure parents who work irregular hours – such as fly-in fly-out workers – don't miss out on the Turnbull government's new childcare subsidy.
Adam Gartrell and Fergus Hunter EXCLUSIVE: The money federal government departments are saving through job cuts is being cancelled out by a massive increase in expenditure on high-paid consultants and contractors.
Adam Gartrell, National Political Correspondent The Turnbull government's controversial wind farm watchdog will earn more than $600,000 in the part-time role.
Sarah Danckert and Eryk Bagshaw The push for reform of the vocational education sector has ramped up in the wake of the collapse of Vocation.
Adam Gartrell, National Political Correspondent He's a little rounder, his hair has thinned and his grinning face is an even brighter shade of red. But overall, 10 years in politics hasn't done too much physical damage to Barnaby Joyce.
Heath Aston The Reserve Bank has been urged to examine potential anti-competitive behaviour in the emerging card-free payments market amid claims the banks have frozen out newcomer Apple Pay.
David Wroe "Let's be realistic. Not many people are going to ring up the [national security] hotline and dob in a son."
Tony Wright The Senate has rejected the government's proposed Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill which would have allowed foreign flagged ships paying third-world wages to undercut Australian-flagged ships on the domestic cargo trade.
Kate Aubusson and Fergus Hunter Liberal senator Cory Bernardi was the toast of Twitter on Friday as it was revealed he mistakenly quoted an American neo-Nazi charged with child pornography offences.
Heath Aston Tony Abbott's principal perceived strength over Malcolm Turnbull – his uncompromising approach to national security – is an illusion, according to a surprise national poll.
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