Tony Abbott stripped Kevin Rudd of travel entitlements he had granted his prime ministerial predecessor just one month prior, documents show.
Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten have met privately and resolved to work together to maximise the prospects of the referendum recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the constitution.
Australia does not need the legal protection of a United Nations Security Council resolution to wage war in Iraq, Tony Abbott has declared, while pointedly leaving open the option of extending the mission into Syria if needed.
Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan says Australians approaching 50 years of age should have scheduled "career check-ups" just as they would have a regular health check-up, to prevent unemployment as they get older.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has acknowledged that military operations in Iraq will be "highly hazardous" as an expert warned that insider attacks on Australian advisers would be a danger.
It isn't hard to tell the Prime Minister's tent from all the others in the sea of khaki amid the stringybarks that is the centre of a government on a footing of war.
Clive Palmer has issued some rare praise for the Chinese government, welcoming Beijing’s decision to ban imports of ‘‘dirty’’ coal from next year.
Tony Abbott has signalled his conviction that a referendum recognising indigenous Australians is more likely to succeed if it is "spiritually ambitious" but legally conservative.
Leading medical researchers have urged politicians not to let the federal government's proposed $20 billion fund for medical research become a victim of the divisive debate about the $7 GP co-payment fee.
Tony Abbott has moved to scale back expectations of the Iraq foray, arguing military intervention is not an attempt to establish a pluralist democracy in the war-torn country but an attempt to defeat an enemy that will come looking for us soon enough.