Astonishing reports today say the political media advisor to Clive Palmer has been arrested over the kidnapping of an NAB executive.

The Australian Government is lending its expertise to help improve Papua New Guinea’s public service.

Federal Department of Employment staff will not accept their latest offer, voting against a bargain laid out this week.

The Abbott government is seeking to save money by abolishing 138 government bodies, but workers say that while this will see a few dollars saved; it will inundate departments with new duties and red tape.

Budget cuts will leave hundreds of vulnerable teenagers at risk of falling through the cracks, insiders say.

Experts say they are keen to start using newly-announced Federal Government money for research projects across northern Australia.

The National Broadband Network (NBN Co) and the Federal Government have signed deals with telcos Telstra and Optus to deliver the Coalition's version of high-speed broadband.

Nearly 200 nations have agreed on the basic outline of a new global deal to combat climate change, following a breakthrough in the final hours of a summit in Peru.

New research shows many who claim they are “good” at maths actually aren’t, demonstrating once again the incredible power of self-delusion.

Academics have expressed their views on the final report of the Financial System Inquiry, handed down last weekend.

The Australia and New Zealand Government Procurement Agreement (ANZGPA) stands strong, a review more than two decades after its establishment has found.

Australia has moved out of the top ten least corrupt nations in a global ranking, and one legal expert says a federal-level commission is needed to clean out the local parties.

Department of Human Services industrial action starts today, with staff flouting uniform policies, read prepared messages on the phone and taking other measures to voice their disgruntlement.

The Parliamentary Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit (JCPAA) might be turning its critical lens toward Commonwealth performance.

A call has been made for Australian Public Service (APS) managers to look beyond the limitation of offices and project – to see themselves as organs in a “complex human system”.

Labor and the Greens say Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is trying to diminish the outcome of climate talks that will not even take place until next year.

The Prime Minister says the Government has “very, very significantly improved” its GP co-payment plan, by reducing the amount and shunting responsibility for collecting it onto GPs.

One of Australia’s largest single power users has joined the push for a decision to be made on the Renewable Energy Target.

A team of university experts has warned that the risks of coal seam gas mining could play out before governments get around to responding.

A former Supreme Court judge has been named as Australia’s new national security monitor, tasked with reviewing a range of contentious policies.

A new study says that not only is corruption not inhibited in many big businesses, it is actually a central strategy.

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