Barnaby Joyce received a significant swing in the New England byelection.
Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce has been returned to parliament with a big swing toward him in his New South Wales seat of New England.
Barry O'Sullivan has referenced Dean Smith’s same-sex marriage private member’s bill to pursue legislation for a banking inquiry.
Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison appear to have become hostages to rebel Nationals determined at all costs to secure a commission of inquiry into the banks.
As a crusader for coal, Tony Abbott is an undisputed champion of the emotional logic of ‘truthiness’.
There are telltale signs when regard for the facts of the matter is sacrificed to 'truthiness' to win a political debate.
Malcolm Turnbull will meet with AGL chief executive Andy Vesey on Monday to discuss the future of the Liddell power station.
As he grapples with the power issue, Malcolm Turnbull has swung increasing emphasis onto coal.
Politics podcast: Josh Frydenberg, George Christensen and Mark Butler on the Finkel review.
It's clear that reaching an outcome on energy policy which brings the certainty business needs to invest will be a hard slog for Malcolm Turnbull.
It is important to remember Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s comment was not made when she was actually presenting on the ABC.
There are two issues in the latest episode of the culture wars, sparked by the Anzac Day Facebook comment by controversial young Muslim activist and part-time ABC presenter Yassmin Abdel-Magied. One is…
Nationals MP George Christensen has resigned as the party’s chief whip.
The controversial Nationals MP has resolved the conflict between being the party's chief disciplinarian and its chief rebel by resigning.
Barnaby Joyce recently said a resolution of the backpacker tax issue was imminent.
Federal cabinet on Tuesday is due to consider a compromise on the backpacker tax, as the government moves to clear away the issue as soon as possible.
University of Canberra professorial fellow Michelle Grattan and senior lecturer in political science Michael de Percy discuss the week in politics.
As the Nationals’ chief whip, George Christensen has a central role in keeping the party in line.
Bizarre as it might seem George Christensen, the rebel MP who threatened to cross the floor unless the government changed the superannuation package, is the Nationals’ chief whip. After the election Nationals…
LNP MP George Christensen has been vociferous in his opposition to the Safe Schools program.
The damaging polarisation around queer issues in Australian politics is out of step with community sentiment.