One Commonwealth department report has been re-written 16 times, with claims that the document was redrafted until it said what department bosses wanted to hear.

Indigenous leader Noel Pearson wants a separate declaration of Aboriginal recognition as well as any changes to the Australian constitution.

Official figures show the renewable energy sector has lost almost 2,500 jobs in the last two years.

About three-quarters of the water needed for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is now in government hands.

Mining billionaire Gina Rinehart says Australia could start to look a lot like Greece, unless major changes are made.

The federal government’s Energy White Paper has received support throughout the resources sector, which is pleased to hear of measures to boost LNG.

The Federal Government is making it harder for parents to put kids at risk by choosing not to vaccinate them.

The Federal Government will spend $1 billion to replace the Department of Human Services' (DHS) decades old IT system.

Major tech firms have sent their people to appear before the Senate hearing on multinational tax rorts, but they did not reveal much.

Advisors have been appointed ahead of the Federal Government’s possible attempt to sell the Intra Government Communications Network (ICON).

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has been forced to apologise for an April Fools’ Day prank that was in pretty horrible taste.

Public servants from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and the Environment Department are preparing to join industrial unrest.

A new exhibition will honour thousands of government employees who volunteered for military service overseas during World War I, and kept the show running at home.

State and Territory treasurers are bringing the GST fight to Canberra.

The head of the Federal Treasury wants a "fundamental rethink" of the links between superannuation, pensions, housing and the welfare system.

Major mining and technology companies will be called on to explain their tax arrangements, with the launch of a Senate inquiry into corporate tax avoidance this week.

Certain industries could be made exempt from the Renewable Energy Target, but the change will not come quickly enough for the Opposition.

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) says the Federal Government is listening to its broad range of concerns and priorities.

Australia's spies are “pleased” with the passing of “critical” data retention legislation.

The Defence Department will cut over one thousand civilian public servants as part of sweeping reforms.

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