In an emotional attack, Labor MP Emma Husar, who has an autistic son, says Pauline Hanson must apologise to every autistic child for saying they should be segregated in schools.
Energy Minister Angus Taylor insists there are no plans to lift the ban on nuclear power generation in Australia but says an inquiry is needed for future consideration.
There's a swell of support for Newstart to be increased, but not everyone supports the rise.
Archive vision shows President Donald Trump with Jeffrey Epstein during a 1992 Mar-a-Lago party.
Treasurer Joe Hockey challenges Holden to 'come clean' on its plans for car making in Australia during a fiery question time dominated by the auto maker's future.
John Setka says reports he denigrated anti-violence campaigner Rosie Batty are false and he won't quit as CFMMEU secretary.
Chris Bowen joins Anthony Albanese as a contender for the Labor leadership.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison will forge ahead with his government's climate change policy. Hear what he has said on the topic, after his election win.
With an election looming the stakes are high as Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivers his 2019 budget, bidding for voters with cash and tax cuts.
Former Olympic alpine skier Zali Steggall has thrown her hat into the ring, announcing she wants to topple former Prime Minister Toby Abbott from his safe Liberal seat at the next election.
"My daughter went to the protest in the city about climate change... even in my own family, I can see the challenge we've got," said John Pesutto on ABC radio on Tuesday morning.
After a snap late night party meeting, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has introduced a new two thirds threshold to trigger a leadership change.
"It's been five years and I don't know how much longer I can hold on," a patient told the Doctors Without Borders psychologist, as DWB continue to call for all refugees and asylum seekers to be evacuated from Nauru
Malcolm Turnbull has criticised the Liberal party's plans to automatically preselect Craig Kelly after he allegedly threatened to go to the crossbench and run as an independent if he's dumped.
Victorian Liberal Party president Michael Kroger should make way for new blood following the party's stunning election loss, says former Victorian premier Ted Baillieu.
A voter accosts Victorian Liberal Leader Matthew Guy and his candidate for Eltham, Nick McGowan saying she appreciates his courage for running, but that McGowan doesn't have a hope in hell of winning.
Extending its lead over its Coalition rivals, the latest poll commissioned by The Age predicts a Labor win on Saturday - 54 to 46 per cent. It suggests that several Coalition seats are now in danger of falling to an increasingly confident ALP.
The Victorian election campaign has hit the road, with the major parties both heading to the regions.
Liberal leader Matthew Guy launched his campaign with a pledge to order a judicial inquiry into Labor's 'red shirts' scandal.
Labor senator Penny Wong grills Foreign Minister Marise Paine over the government's controversial Jerusalem announcement, which prompted a flurry of angry texts from Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi.
The Senate Committee heard today that the media were told about the government's intentions to move their embassy to Jerusalem before the Department of Defence.
The budget lifts the government in the latest Fairfax-Ipsos poll, but Labor still leads, Mark Kenny explains.
The foreign aid budget is now less than half of what was once a bipartisan target. Fergus Hunter explains.
Mark Kenny argues the 2017 budget has recast Canberra politics, and not just for the government.
Australians have been deployed in Afghanistan since 2001, and that doesn't look like ending any time soon.
It's called pumped hydro and it could play a vital part in Australia's energy future.
James Massola has been talking with Treasurer Scott Morrison and reveals the philosophy - and some of the content - of budget 2017.
In a joint press conference with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, US Vice President Mike Pence says the Trump administration will honour a controversial refugee deal with Australia - even though it does not 'admire' the deal.
Fergus Hunter explains the impact of immigration on other major areas of government policy.
A Fairfax-Ipsos poll reveals a vast majority of voters, including coalition voters, support the existing wording of race-hate laws. Matthew Knott explains.
Buying a house is increasingly out of reach for young Australians - Eryk Bagshaw explains the options being considered.
Is power flowing Labor's way? - watch as government ebbs and flows between Labor and the Coalition in the years since world war two.
US foreign aid can't be used to support contraception or abortion - Stephanie Peatling says it may become a political issue in Australia.
Politicians are meant to declare their interests, but Adam Gartrell argues the system is only semi-transparent and lacks oversight.
As Malcolm Turnbull flounders in the polls, Peter Dutton is being mentioned as a possible leader.
A new report may force Malcolm Turnbull to chose between his party's left and right factions. James Massola explains.
The on-going turmoil in the right-wing of Australian politics favours Bill Shorten, says Mark Kenny.