The former deputy prime minister and foreign minister retired from federal politics three years ago and now she’s testing the waters in a new field.
Thousands of frustrated aged-care workers are going out on one-hour strikes across WA, South Australia and Queensland today in ongoing protests over poor work conditions.
Troy de Ruyter
NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has once again likened WA Premier Mark McGowan to a fictional monster from Lord of the Rings, as the war of words over how much each state receives in GST continued on Friday.
NSW TAFE managing director Steffen Faurby was suddenly fired two years into his job in 2021, leaving taxpayers on the hook for nearly $500,000.
The South Australian government has moved to protect a cuttlefish breeding ground in Spencer Gulf.
Thousands of Catholic school teachers have walked off the job for the first time in nearly 20 years over these issues.
The search engine giant made $144 million more in profit but paid only an extra $21.4m in tax
Almost three million Australians should find out next month if they will get a raise that keeps up with the cost of groceries.
During a visit to Fiji, Foreign Minister Penny Wong has stressed Australia still wants to be the security partner of choice to Pacific nations.
WA has recorded 11 COVID-19 deaths, despite another drop in new virus cases. It comes as the State reaches a new milestone - recording 700,000 cases since the pandemic began.
Businessman Michael Chaney supported his daughter Kate's bid to run as an independent despite initially being against the idea.
An auction house has been slammed for selling Nazi memorabilia just days after the state government announced plans to ban the Nazi swastika.
The Greens in South Australia have called on the state government to tax developers to fund a big increase in public housing.
The new Labor government will push for a minimum wage increase in a letter to the Fair Work umpire, the prime minister says, but it won't specify an amount.
Darren Chester will take on Barnaby Joyce for the Nationals leadership, saying the views of some party colleagues had impacted the election result.
An investigation is underway by a Parliamentary department following reports of an indecent assault at the nation’s most powerful building.
A major decision is about to be made in the case of the Biloela Murugappan family after years spent in limbo.
Peter Dutton will show Australians his softer side as opposition leader, a former minister says, as the Liberal Party takes stock after its election defeat.
The prime minister has asked the Home Affairs Department to investigate the publication of a Border Force operation being undertaken on election day.
A family of Tamil asylum seekers who captured the hearts of Australians has been permitted to return to their home in the regional Queensland town of Biloela on bridging visas.
Maeve Bannister and Paul Osborne
French officials say President Emmanuel Macron has called Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and they agreed to rebuild bilateral relations.
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken says the US government regards China as the biggest challenge for the international order.
Humeyra Pamuk, Michael Martina and David Brunnstrom
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