The North Korean regime has lashed out at Australia, describing its participation in current military exercises with the US and South Korea as 'a suicidal act of inviting disaster'.
The latest Newspoll contains encouraging news for the 'yes' case in the postal ballot on same-sex marriage.
George Brandis says he is confident that decisions made in office by ministers now under a dual citizenship cloud are not in doubt.
Michelle Grattan and Deep Saini discuss the week in politics.
The MPs under a cloud because of dual citizenship need to be very careful about the decisions they make before the matter is resolved. Here's why.
The deputy leader of the Nationals, Fiona Nash, has been found to have dual British nationality.
Pauline Hanson's stunt of wearing a burqa into the Senate on Thursday drew a swingeing attack from George Brandis.
Pauline Hanson's One Nation has won major measures to increase scrutiny of the ABC and potentially clip its wings.
Like Malcolm Turnbull, the three-time prime minister Alfred Deakin was sometimes accused of lacking substance, but he had core political commitments from which he never wavered.
The government has been rocked by advice that Barnaby Joyce may be a New Zealand citizen, which would make him ineligible to be an MP.
Pauline Hanson is set to move that the High Court consider the eligibility of her One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts.
If the Senate as expected rejects the same-sex marriage plebiscite again, the government will move to a voluntary postal ballot.
Malcolm Turnbull goes into Monday's meeting on same-sex marriage with no good option, in political terms, for dealing with the deep schism in the Liberals.
Malcolm Turnbull has summoned the chiefs of major power companies to a meeting on Wednesday to discuss how customers can be given more relief through better deals on electricity prices.
Australia is not investing enough in climate monitoring capabilities, potentially leaving farmers and other vulnerable communities high and dry when trying to access crucial weather information.
The five Liberal rebels are not ruling out crossing the floor to try to force a parliamentary vote.
A snapshot of what HILDA survey results have to say about families, working mums and childcare.
The marriage row has seen critics floating speculation about the risk to Malcolm Turnbull if he can't contain the revolt.
Universities have responded to the release of the Australian Human Rights Commission report into sexual assault and sexual harassment on campus with a ten-point plan.
Labor has proposed a crackdown on discretionary trusts, which would raise $4.1 billion over the forward estimates and $17.2 billion over a decade.
Malcolm Turnbull has appointed his chief-of-staff Greg Moriarty to head up the Department of Defence.
Bill Shorten's policy for quick action on a republic contrasts with Malcolm Turnbull's position.
Matt Canavan has resigned as the minister for resources and northern Australia after being told by the Italian embassy that he is an Italian citizen.
New research suggests that New Zealand's bizarre nocturnal parrot, the kākāpō, needs plant hormones to breed successfully.
The UNHCR has accused Australia of breaking its word by refusing to allow refugees on Manus Island and Nauru with family in Australia to settle here.