After the tumult of the Rudd-Gillard years, Bill Shorten has steered his party back to traditional Labor policy ground and made it an unlikely serious contender in this election.
Malcolm Turnbull says Australians want parliament to end the 'juvenile theatrics and gotcha moments'.
A $2 billion welfare crackdown is the main contributor to new savings announced by the government to improve the budget by $1.1 billion across the forward estimates.
The Coalition says it has costed its additional expenditure and will deliver $2.3 billion in savings, in contrast to Labor.
Bill Shorten has linked Brexit back to inequality and people being marginalised, in a counter to Malcolm Turnbull's call for stability in the wake of the British vote.
Malcolm Turnbull has said that if he had not become leader, the Coalition would have lost this election 'very resoundingly' under Tony Abbott.
Labor has unveiled its costings, showing it would have a deficit of around $16 billion higher across the forward estimates than that shown in the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook.
Malcolm Turnbull has warned voters of the need for stable government in uncertain times, in a pitch to counter Labor's fear campaign and the temptation for electors to lodge a protest vote.
Financial markets appear to have been caught off-guard by Britain's decision to exit the European Union, believing it would remain.
A new study provides insight into coral-dwelling microbial communities and how they react to pollution, overfishing, and climate change. What does it mean for the Great Barrier Reef?
Although they think it’s 'more moral,’ most people would not buy a driverless car programmed to make choices for the greater good.
Labor wants the government to guarantee it won't fully privatise the new Australian Schools Vaccination Register.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has left the way open for a possible change of portfolio in a re-elected Turnbull government – assuming he holds his seat.
Australians regard John Howard as the best living former or current prime minister in handling foreign policy.
Malcolm Turnbull says while the plebiscite on same-sex marriage was not his idea, Australians like it.
Bill Shorten has pledged Labor would reverse the government's cuts to pathology and give a modest tax break to small businesses to get people back into the workforce.
NBN Co has strongly defended itself after Martin Parkinson found that its chairman, Ziggy Switkowski, breached the pre-election caretaker conventions.
Under the Labor NBN plan up to two million extra homes will get fibre-to-the-premise without additional cost to the government.
Labor has pledged to spend $2 billion more than the Coalition on hospitals over four years and brought Bob Hawke into the election campaign.
A Labor government would toughen the means test on Family Tax Benefit A end-of-year supplements.
The opposition will attempt to strengthen its economic credentials by announcing on Friday a package of savings to help pay for its policies and improve the budget bottom line.
Malcolm Turnbull's video and Bill Shorten's book are underpinned by the same idea: the love their parents had for them, and that in turn imbued them with the right qualities to become prime minister.
One-third of people believe the next Senate should have more or the same number of crossbenchers, according to polling done for the Australia Institute.
The latest Newspoll shows Coalition and Labor on 50-50% in two-party terms, while microparties and independents have increased their support in the past fortnight.
Labor has pitched a A$3 billion childcare policy to families, promising to lift the annual cap on the childcare rebate from $7500 to $10,000.