A former adviser to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has been confirmed as the ALP’s new state secretary and campaign director to replace Matt Dixon following his resignation.
The Immigration Department has been accused of over-enthusiasm in redacting documents to be used in a Tamil family's fight against deportation.
The Prime Minister has confirmed Australian citizens will be evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Yokohama on Wednesday.
SA's premier says any decision to suspend an independent probe into a state MP's Christmas party behaviour is a matter for the speaker, not the government.
Up to 1500 space industry jobs are forecast over the next five years as WA positions itself as a key player in NASA’s mission to return astronauts to the moon by 2024.
The Chinese Ambassador to Australia has doubled down on the ‘disappointment’ in measures to stop the spread of coronavirus through travel bans — slamming them as ‘out of proportion’.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says more than 500 people have accessed the federal government's First Home Loan Deposit Scheme.
Proposed changes to how welfare recipients report income may repeat the robo-debt "disaster", an inquiry has heard.
The National Security Committee is being convened by the Prime Minister again today to discuss options for getting the 200 Australians quarantined on board the Diamond Princess back home.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has given NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet a clip around the ears for challenging the Commonwealth to drive tax reform.
The search warrant used by the Australian Federal Police to raid ABC offices has been found legally valid by a Federal Court Judge today.
Backpackers will be offered visa extensions to travel to Australia to help rebuild communities ravaged by the bushfires.
The record number of asylum seekers awaiting deportation after arriving by plane is being blamed on a Morrison government backlog.
Former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg won't generate the "excitement and energy" needed to win the White House, US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says.
The one-time Premier aspirant said he no longer had a desire to lead the WA Labor Party and was ruling out contesting at the next Federal election saying he’s happy where he is.
A brightly-lit and colourful pedestrian bridge linking Perth Children’s Hospital with Kings Park is set to brighten up the lives of sick children and their families across WA.
A stunt by notorious animal rights activist Tash Peterson that marred the inaugural AFLW derby says it “couldn’t have worked out better,” as she speaks exclusively with The West Australian.
A former fraud investigator for the National Disability Insurance Scheme is worried too few people are working on catching people swindling the scheme.
Nationals leader Michael McCormack says he will lead the party to the next election and would not be introducing ‘self-indulgent’ changes to discourage future spills.
Newly demoted Queensland senator Matt Canavan, a coal supporter, says he would cross the floor on climate policy if it wasn't in his constituents' interest.
The Chinese Communist Party is heading further in the wrong direction, the top US defence official has told an international security conference in Munich.
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If mayor Kristie Johnston had followed the directions of a bus transport app, her usual 5-minute Glenorchy drive would mean an overnight bus trip for an 8.30am start at Chambers.
Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese is calling on top bureaucrat Phil Gaetjens and publicly release his report into the so-called sports rorts scandal.
South Australian Premier Steven Marshall says embattled MP Sam Duluk failed to "come clean" on allegations against him.
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