Tensions are high in an ongoing stand-off between hundreds of asylum seekers and PNG authorities.

Michael Pezzullo says the new Home Affairs department will not be a “sinister behemoth”.

The Federal Government has thrown out plans for a referendum on Indigenous recognition.

The Federal Government has launched a $100 million fund to fight brain cancer.

Federal Government ministers have written a formal letter to China in support of the Adani Carmichael coal project.

A High Court ruling has left Australia without a majority government, deputy PM, agriculture and regional development minister.

NBN Co has secured a deal to connect 400 “non-operational” Air Force, Army and Navy facilities to its network.

The Productivity Commission has called for a carbon tax, describing Australia’s energy system as “an appalling mess”.

Completion of the Nadia virtual assistant for the NDIS has been pushed back, with the Government revealing that work has been stopped for several months.

DFAT will be questioned over alleged secret approaches to foreign agencies for money to back Adani's Carmichael coal mine.

The relocation of the federal government’s pesticides authority has been fast-tracked.

Unions are outraged over an AFP raid that has led to the resignation of an employment department staffer.

The Immigration Department and the ATO are failing to meet government cyber-security standards, according to a new report.

The head of the Productivity Commission has criticised public sector heads for a lack of creative thinking.

Hobart City Council has joined the push to change the date of Australia Day.

The Federal Government has created the role of National Rural Health Commissioner in an effort to end the rural doctor drought.

Lawyers have met with residents in Katherine to talk about a potential class action.

London has tightened its congestion charge for cars driving through the city centre.

The ABCC’s chief lawyer has walked out in protest against his former boss's conduct.

After years of failure, the Federal Government is working on a major overhaul of the Closing the Gap strategy.

A contractor working on security upgrades at Parliament House has lost a 1000-page security manual.

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