Cash’s frequent political tactic is to default to aggression.
Politicians may agree, at the level of generality, that their discourse should be more civil. Yet in practice, they simply refuse to change.
Darren Chester will be in the outer ministry, rather than in cabinet.
Michael McCormack has rewarded supporters but has been cautious in making changes.
Politics Podcast: Jacinda Ardern on her political life.
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Jacinda Ardern on the toughness of Australian politics, her ambitious policy plans, and the demands of being a young high-profile female leader that everyone wants to know about.
Roman Quaedvlieg has been on leave with full pay for nine months, collecting about $500,000 in that time.
The government has been extraordinarily secretive when questioned in recent months about where the investigation was up to and why it was so prolonged.
Michael McCormack was asked following his election as leader whether he was ‘keeping the seat warm for Barnaby’.
How Barnaby Joyce plays things in the next few months will be relevant to Michael McCormack's ability to run a united team.
Politics Podcast: Peter Dutton on balancing interests in Home Affairs.
Peter Dutton says there is no basis to concerns about the excess power of the home affairs department.
Michael McCormack has been elected as the Nationals’ new leader.
Michael McCormack's challenges include uniting his party behind him, making himself widely known among rural and regional voters, and forging a strong relationship with Malcolm Turnbull.
Michael McCormack is the only declared candidate for Nationals leader after David Gillespie pulled out of the race.
Demoralised Nationals will meet on Monday morning to replace Barnaby Joyce.
Barnaby Joyce’s departure to the backbench obviously brings immediate relief for the government and the Nationals.
Barnaby Joyce, the larger-than-life politician, has always been a distinctive brand. But then his personal flaws and indulgences cost him all he'd worked and schemed for.
Barnaby Joyce announces he will stand down as deputy prime minister and leader of the National Party.
At a Nationals meeting on Monday morning, Barnaby Joyce will resign as Nationals leader and deputy prime minister, but will stay on as the member for New England.
Michelle Grattan discusses the week in Australian politics with Nicholas Klomp.
The main objective for most sporting event organising committees is to deliver an efficient and safe event.
Future Olympics will be required to report on their legacies for up to five years after the event under the IOC’s new framework.
Mathias Cormann is taking full advantage of this rare moment as acting prime minister.
Barnaby Joyce's position appears to have been weakened rather than strengthened by his publicity tactic.
Nationals backbencher Andrew Broad has called for Barnaby Joyce to stand down as party leader.
Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce is under intense new pressure.
Ahead of parliament sitting again next week, Barnaby Joyce is putting his side of the Vikki Campion saga out publicly.
Barnaby Joyce, supposedly on 'leave', is out in the media as part of his fightback against those who would like him out of the deputy prime ministership.
WA Nationals leader Mia Davies said Barnaby Joyce no longer had the state party’s support as the Nationals’ federal leader.
Barnaby Joyce has dismissed a call from the Western Australian state Nationals for him to stand down.
Transport for NSW specifies that its travel cards cannot be modified, defaced or damaged.
A man who had the chip of a transport card inserted in his hand has had his card cancelled. He plans to take legal action against Transport for NSW, but does he have a case?
Grey’s Anatomy’s portrayal of trauma experiences is far more dramatic than in real life.
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A new study compared fictional patient experiences in Grey's Anatomy with real trauma cases. It concluded patients who are fans of the show might have unrealistic expectations of medical care.
Tim Fischer said the situation has to be resolved quickly.
Sources in the Barnaby Joyce camp say there is no way he will step down before Monday's party meeting.
Barnaby Joyce is now on a week’s leave.
The two-party vote has the Coalition trailing Labor 47-53%, compared with 48-52% a fortnight ago.