Home Affairs has paid an employee on the same day her underpayment case was lodged in the Federal Court.

Liberal Senator Zed Seselja says the time is right to lift the cap on public service jobs.

Barnaby Joyce wants to redirect water to the desert to reduce the effects of drought.

The Australian Industry Group wants an industrial relations freeze until new senators take office.

The Greens want to set up a $2 billion nature fund paid for by polluters.

There are reports that a typhoid outbreak is affecting asylum seekers and refugees on Manus Island.

The doctors’ lobby says elective surgery waiting times are at their highest level since records began.

Former agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce is defending himself ...

The Tax Office is cutting jobs just weeks after receiving a funding boost.

Voters’ views of Murray Darling Basin management are drying up.

The Greens have pledged to restore every dollar that has been cut from the ABC since 2013.

The Australian Academy of Science has measured the benefits of membership of major global science organisations.

A new report has found that climate change and water access agreements led to mass fish deaths in the lower Darling.

The ACCC has signed a deal with the FBI to strengthen efforts to combat cartels and anti-competitive action.

Advocates for survivors of child sexual abuse want the national redress scheme overhauled.

An investigation into a remote work for the dole provider will look at claims of repeated safety breaches.

After over a decade and $51 billion, the federal government says the NBN will be completed by next year.

The approval of Adani’s water plan “reeks of political interference”, according to Queensland Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch.

The Prime Minister has made a big mental health funding promise.

Bill Shorten says Labor would guarantee an extra $2.8 billion in health funding.

Australia's chief scientist Dr Alan Finkel says our cars will soon run on renewable energy.

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