Days after losing the battle to dilute financial advice reforms, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann is being accused of breaking a promise to victims of the fraud-ridden Trio Capital.
The first contingent of Australian health workers will depart for West Africa on Friday to prepare to tackle Ebola in an Australian government-funded treatment centre.
"We do not accept that the old ways of delivering aid should remain": Foreign Minister sends message to bureaucracy.
Immigration minister Scott Morrison is under mounting pressure from crossbench senators to compromise if legislation to restore temporary protection visas is to pass into law next week.
Differences within federal Cabinet over budget policy versus political strategy have raised speculation of tensions between Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Treasurer Joe Hockey.
The two biggest tobacco companies in Australia have begun a campaign to undermine the nation's plain packaging laws, ahead of a Department of Health review of the effectiveness of the regulations.
Speaker Bronwyn Bishop has broken the all-time record for the number of MPs ejected from Parliament in one day, leading to Labor again questioning her impartiality.
The Abbott government’s budget deficit could blow out by billions of dollars more, according to an analysis from the Parliamentary Budget Office.