India's highest court has upheld the legality of a controversial biometric identity database.

Crossbenchers are seeking to amend the government's Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement.

The ACT is refusing to sign on to a new school funding deal without more detail.

The Morrison government has succeeded in its plan to accelerate further tax cuts for small and medium businesses.

The World Bank Group has unveiled a new system to rank countries based on their human capital success ...

The AFP has raided the Canberra headquarters of the Department of Home Affairs.

Mathias Cormann has made his first speech on the public service since the portfolio was added to his finance responsibilities.

A review into religious protections has recommended schools be able to continue to discriminate on sexual orientation.

The MDBA has used satellite imagery to monitor possible water theft in the Northern Basin.

The UN says greenhouse gas pollution must reach zero by about 2050 in order to stop global warming at 1.5 degrees.

Unions want a dramatic shakeup of the way employees can negotiate pay and conditions.

The Cancer Council wants an independent review into the world's most popular weedkiller.

The Federal Government has commissioned an inquiry into the impact of mental illness on the economy.

NBN Co has warned users that congestion on the network will rise.

The Federal Government has created a new body to help prepare for the pending arrival of automated vehicles.

An Australian education expert has reflected on the Federal Government’s latest school funding policy.

A committee of former judges and corruption fighters has launched plans for a national corruption watchdog.

The chairman of the MDBA has spoken against the idea of diverting environmental water to drought-affected farmers.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has taken responsibility for a $444 million Great Barrier Reef grant.

Environment Minister Melissa Price says Australia will not send a ship to monitor Japan’s “scientific” whaling hunts.

The GST will no longer be applied to tampons after a meeting of state and federal treasurers this week.

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