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Former Liberal deputy leader Julie Bishop says she won't recontest her seat at the next election, because she thinks the government will win.

Lane Sainty • 4 hours ago

JWM Communications got $17,000 from the government and has not responded to a request to pay the money back, Senate Estimates heard.

Hannah Ryan • 3 hours ago

In 34 cases, sick refugees and asylum seekers were only transferred following a court order.

When asked if she told police that her staff member had leaked to the media, Cash said "they did not ask".

"You’ve got to do better. And we’ll try and help you do better now."

"The water will die, the grass will die, the tree will die. There will be rocks and dirt, that’s all. There will be nothing left, not even birds."

BuzzFeed News broke the story last year that Keenan's office was involved.

Opposition and crossbench politicians in Australia teamed up to defeat the government and usher in changes to how refugees detained offshore receive medical treatment.

The Christmas Island centre closed late last year, after just over a decade of operation.

Under parliamentary privilege, Hanson said six staffers for the senator had been paid out for unfair dismissal in this term of parliament.

Scott Morrison's response: "Votes will come and go. They do not trouble me."

David De Garis has admitted to calling "several media outlets" ahead of the AFP raid on the AWU.

“I respectfully decline to answer on the grounds it may incriminate me,” he told the court.

The refugee footballer was greeted by a large crowd at Melbourne airport on Tuesday.

The youngest was 10 years old.

The international medical charity is launching a tele-health service to keep treating its former patients on Nauru.

"Wrongdoing is not denounced by issuing a media release," commissioner Kenneth Hayne said.

“It’s finally a win for humanity, but it shouldn’t have taken so long."

Warren Mundine is now the Liberal candidate for Gilmore at the upcoming federal election.

A replica of HMS Endeavour will spend 14 months circumnavigating Australia to mark the 250th anniversary of Cook's first voyage.

The Coalition says Labor's negative gearing policy will push up rents. Labor says it won't.

Nice work if you can get it.

Here's what's the go with the faux pair.

The businessman and political party leader has sent millions of unsolicited text messages to Australians in the past week.

The Environment Department claims other private partner options were considered, but an audit report found no documented evidence of that.

The result you get can depends on how you ask the question and what other questions are asked in the survey.

The Commonwealth prosecutor said there are “no reasonable prospects of conviction”.

People who pose no risk to the community could end up on the public database, lawyers have warned.

People would be able to look up the names, photos, and crimes of convicted child sex offenders in their suburb under the proposal.

Firstly, why? Secondly, why?

The questions have been described as “intrusive” and “shockingly inappropriate”.

One business put 17 interns to work and never ultimately employed any of them.

The growing number of renters in Australia’s marginal seats and the increasing awareness that renting is a political issue mean they could become a powerful voting bloc.

He was just representing the people of Queensland, the senator has said.

The Australian government says Neil Prakash is a citizen of Fiji, but the Fijian government said it has no record of that.

"We got a new prime minister today." – Ancient Australian proverb

Here are some of the biggest criminal trials, defamation showdowns, and legal battles that captured the attention of Australians in 2018.

Lean In (to the anger).

Broad will sit on the backbench until the next federal election.

New Idea alleges the married politician contacted a woman from a "sugar daddy" dating site during official travel overseas.

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has committed to negotiating with the New Zealand government to take up the offer to resettle refugees in offshore detention.

Quiz

It's been a loooooong two years.

It's been another fair dinkum cooked year in Australian politics.

What a dumpster fire of a year.

It's going to be known as the Commonwealth Integrity Commission.

We're getting a "Religious Discrimination Act" and a new human rights commissioner, but LGBTI students will have to wait.

o shit waddup with the au pairs?

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has argued that there should be independent oversight of the impact the tech companies are having on Australian media and journalism.

Tl;dr: If you wanna get to terrorists' chats, you gotta get through everyone else's too.

Several Labor politicians have expressed concern about the rushed national security legislation, but then voted for it anyway.

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