Trade Minister Steve Ciobo says the revised Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal should be signed later this year.

Two very different lobbies have warned against a proposed cap on foreign donations.

Environmentalists say the Federal Government’s strategy to protect endangered plants and animals is “deeply inadequate” ...

The Australian Government has “serious shortcomings” in its human rights record, according to Human Rights Watch.

A Federal Government body has explored the option of taxpayer support for Adani's embattled coal project.

A US court case could open up access troves of private data, including that of Australians.

A former ASIO director general says Australia’s cybersecurity abilities are "relatively weak" ...

Renewable energy investment hit a new high in 2017, but analysts have warned that investment could collapse ...

A new report says perceived corruption in Australia’s public service may have wiped $72 billion from the national economy.

The Federal Government has launched formal action against Canada over wine imports.

Official figures suggest only a quarter of NBN fibre-to-the-node connections can reach the claimed top speed.

A new report says public servants' wage rises will fail to keep pace with growing inflation.

Universities Australia says around 10,000 university places will go unfunded this year due to budget cuts.

A submariner turned senator has warned of significant cost blowouts in Australia's Future Submarine.

A new study suggests home ownership would increase and most households would be better off if negative gearing was scrapped.

The federal government has been petitioned by both the public and private sectors to improve access to each other’s data.

The CPSU says the Federal Government is trying to save money by dragging out pay negotiations.

A survey of the federal public sector has found 5 per cent have seen some kind of misconduct.

The energy minister says Snowy 2.0 upgrades will be expensive but necessary.

The AMA wants a sugar tax to push people away from highly-sweetened drinks.

A federal work-for-the-dole scheme has issued over 350,000 fines to its participants in just two years.

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