The government is set to unveil its long-awaited energy plan that would scrap subsidies for renewables and impose obligations on power companies to source a certain proportion of 'reliable' supply.
The Coalition is trailing in its 21st consecutive Newspoll, with Labor maintaining its two-party lead of 54-46% and Malcolm Turnbull suffering a setback in his personal ratings.
The ACCC found that, on average across the national electricity market, a 2015-16 residential bill was $1,524, excluding GST.
Bill Shorten is promising that a Labor government would set up a A$1 billion fund to assist 'advanced manufacturing'.
The ABS, in its update on Tuesday, said it estimated it had now received 10 million ballots.
For Malcolm Turnbull, on a wafer-thin majority and struggling in the polls, the outcome of the seven High Court cases is of vital importance.
In a suburban hair salon, a Muslim woman suddenly feels unwelcome in the country she has loved for 40 years.
Nick Xenophon's exit from the Senate could substantially affect the dynamics in negotiations with the government.
The states' handover of driver licence data for a beefed up national facial biometric matching capability would only bring existing arrangements into 'real time'.
Malcolm Turnbull this week is pushing for a further toughening of national security laws.
The same-sex marriage postal ballot is headed for a very high return rate, with an estimated 9.2 million forms returned by last Friday.
East coast gas exporters on Tuesday signed a formal agreement with the government to offer enough gas to meet to expected shortfalls.
Even if secular law changes to allow same-sex couples to marry, churches are protected by religious freedom to choose who they will - or will not - marry.
Sending humans to Mars is a 5-10 year project goal for several global operators right now. It's expensive - but Elon Musk unveiled his new commercial plan today.
This is the full response from lead author, Megan Grace, of the study Television Viewing Time and Inflammatory-Related Mortality published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise.
Of the four concessions One Nation won from the government in the latest media reforms, one has the potential to seriously threaten the public broadcaster.
Two reports have highlighted the risk of severe gas shortages in the eastern Australian market, prompting calls for the federal government to restrict exports.
Labor extends its crucial two-party preferred lead over the government, while in the marriage equality postal survey, the 'yes' case appears to be losing its advantage.
About 50 refugees from Nauru and Manus Island will leave in the next week to ten days for resettlement in the US.
There is now a reputable body of research evidence from places that have introduced assisted dying, and MPs must examine that evidence before deciding how they will vote.
Under the government's new rules, a company will be able to have TV, radio and print outlets in the same market.
The safeguards bill will be introduced on Wednesday and passed before parliament rises on Thursday.
'Suitability' checks in organisations are important but have limitations in screening out child sex offenders. Leaders need to change how they approach the issue.
The government's public pressure on AGL is based on a report warning there will be a substantial electricity shortfall over coming years.
As he grapples with the power issue, Malcolm Turnbull has swung increasing emphasis onto coal.