Billionaire Elon Musk - co-founder of electric car company Tesla Motors - says climate change will bring about a refugee crisis of catastrophic proportion.

The chief executive of Transfield Services - Australia's offshore detention centre management company - says advocacy groups should be able to lobby against offshore detention of asylum seekers.

Health Minister Sussan Ley has announced the launch of a review of the 5,700 medical services subsidised under the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS).

Australian telcos big and small are calling on the Federal Government for clarity about their data retention obligations.

The well-publicised hike in the price of an essential medicine this week raises serious issues about the design of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an intellectual property expert has warned.

The Turnbull Government has hinted that it may scrap the Abbott Government's plan to let universities set their own fees.

The ALP says it wants to encourage brilliant minds to start new companies in Australia.

The Federal Government has launched a 32-page booklet that it says will help prevent radicalisation of young Australian minds.

Josh Frydenberg, the new Resources and Energy Minister and Minister for Northern Australia, is heading to the top of the country to push for new opportunities.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has declared “real men don't hit women” ahead of a new $41 million domestic violence response package to be unveiled today.

The Australians behind vital and exciting research combating conditions like cancer, depression and birth defects will be recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony this week.

Some bizarre claims have been made this week, as South Australian senator Anne Ruston is welcomed to her new role as assistant minister for agriculture and water resources.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman has again spoken of the need to take on recommendations from the Harper Review of competition policy.

Industrial action is upsetting passengers at Sydney Airport's international terminal this week, as strikes increase waiting times.

A multi-million-dollar deal between Telstra and NBN will see the FTTN network switched on for a trial before its commercial rollout.

The Federal Government is pushing to able to collect student debt from Australians living overseas.

The Federal Government is feeling the sting of two more rejected pay deals.

With the ousting of former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, his venerable chief of state Peta Credlin is gone too.

New figures suggest growth in living standards will dramatically slow in the coming decade, and actually decline for the country's most disadvantaged people.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is helping more states get National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funds.

The first real act of Australia’s new Prime Minister has been to shuffle around government responsibility for water.

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