Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson has resigned.
Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson has quit, declaring his relationship with Attorney-General George Brandis is "irretrievably broken" and taking a major swipe at his government critics.
Scott Morrison will address housing supply and affordability in a major speech.
The government will push states to remove unnecessary residential land use planning regulations that are impeding the supply of housing, Treasurer Scott Morrison will say in a major speech.
Malcolm Turnbull speaking at the NSW Liberal state council in Sydney on Saturday.
Malcolm Turnbull and Mike Baird triumphed over Tony Abbott at the NSW Liberals’ weekend meeting but it remains to be seen whether their initiative for broad reform will lead to meaningful democratisation…
The Turnbull-Abbott hostilities erupted in a very public manner this week over the terms of a ban on the importation of the Adler seven-shot lever-action shotgun.
Malcolm Turnbull’s week has been little short of disastrous and there will be more fallout.
Political pundits often talk about the 'transactional costs' of coups.
After Question Time on Thursday Tony Abbott made a personal explanation to the House outlining the background to the Adler shotgun ban.
Malcolm Turnbull and Tony Abbott are sharply at odds over Abbott's denial of knowledge about a 2015 deal to insert a sunset clause on the import ban of a shotgun.
Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm wants a ban on the importation of the Adler seven-shot lever-action shotgun lifted.
Malcolm Turnbull is like the man who threw down a match, started a fire, and is now struggling to breathe because of the smoke. He has inadvertently become the centre of a debate on guns which is at least…
Malcolm Turnbull was still trying to gain control of the gun issue in Question Time.
The government has a new buzzword. In the partyroom on Tuesday Malcolm Turnbull and Barnaby Joyce urged the troops to make the Coalition’s policies “tactile”. In less-fancy terminology, what they mean…
A report from Habitat III in Ecuador, where 50,000 delegates are trying to change the world.
Nick Xenophon's two new Senate colleagues, Stirling Griff and Skye Kakoschke-Moore, are no strangers to the political process.
Donald Trump’s campaign has been built upon controversial statements that have kept his name in the news.
The narrative Donald Trump has played during the campaign is that the elites who have abandoned him or disagree with him are all part of the establishment he seeks to destroy.
The only treatment for coeliac disease is the strict, life-long avoidance of foods containing gluten.
Recent headlines proclaimed an Australian-developed pill might be able to help those with coeliac disease eat wheat without becoming ill. But the fine print says it's no treatment or cure.
Speculation has fallen on whether Labor will maintain its planned policy of enforcing a binding vote on marriage equality.
Bob Day said in a statement that the Home Australia Group of several companies has gone into liquidation.
The government has suffered a blow with Family First senator Bob Day quitting parliament following the collapse of his building company.
Kelly O'Dwyer said legislation would be introduced into parliament this year to mandate professional standards for advisers.
The large banks and AMP will be required to fund the establishment of a new independent body to oversee the professional standing of the much-criticised financial services industry.
Kimberley Kitching was preselected for the Senate amid deep fighting within the Victorian Labor right faction.
The government is targeting Kimberley Kitching, Labor's controversial Senate replacement for Stephen Conroy.
Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson appears before a Senate inquiry at Parliament House on Friday.
Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson has revealed he told Mark Dreyfus during the pre-election caretaker period that he disagreed with the binding direction George Brandis had issued.
Dylan is a musician, who has been well recognised in his field.
Were there really no poets or novelists or essayists - no people who have spent their lives in the field of literature - considered Nobel-worthy? This nostalgic decision is discourteous to writers.
Now that Labor has shot down the government's proposed plebiscite on same-sex marriage, the issue of marriage equality threatens to haunt Malcolm Turnbull's prime ministership.
A contentious move by George Brandis to restrict access to legal advice from the solicitor-general is continuing to raise controversy and questions about its legal validity.