Attorney-General George Brandis has asked the Australian Law Reform Commission to conduct a sweeping review of Commonwealth legislation to find provisions that encroach upon “rights, freedoms and privileges”.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten accepted an upgrade to business class for his family when they went on holidays to Bali last month, one of seven upgrades he, his wife and family have received since September from airlines.
If he can seize the moment, the passing of Holden can be Joe Hockey's equivalent of Paul Keating's "banana republic" declaration.
Julia Gillard's former spin doctor John McTernan regularly used obscene language when communicating with the prime minister's staff, thousands of emails leaked to the ABC show.
Labor Senator Sam Dastyari has used his maiden speech in Parliament to broach a subject politicians have avoided since it backfired on Kevin Rudd: the case for a ''big Australia''.
Within minutes of General Motors-Holden announcing the carmaker would leave Australia in 2017, the political blame game began in question time.
Are Liberal pollsters Mark Textor and Lynton Crosby a pair of hypocrites? That is the question for the Federal Court.
ABC chairman Jim Spigelman has sought to defend the national broadcaster against attacks from "conservative" critics, announcing a number of external audits to assess any bias in its reporting.
ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher said she’ll continue fighting for the territory’s marriage equality legislation amid moves by Western Australian politicians to prepare laws of their own.
The federal government has struck out listings of significant stretches of the Murray-Darling as critically endangered, saying it is an unnecessary protection for the massive river system.
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