Labor MP Emma Husar has bowed to the inevitable and announced she will not contest next year's election – although she plans to stay in parliament until then.
There were lessens for both major parties in Longman- more worrying for the Coalition than Labor. It showed voter volatility and disenchantment, and that One Nation remains a powerful force.
The NSW Labor party probe, led by barrister John Whelan, into the claims against Husar has been going on for some time but the story only broke publicly with a BuzzFeed report last week.
On Saturday, five federal seats will have a byelection, with particular attention being paid to tight races in Longman and Braddon. And all have implications for the major parties and their leaders.
A new study explores whether how we perceive our body weight affects our prospects in the job market and at work.
The president says immigration is bad for the US economy. Economists disagree.
While the Supreme Court's Janus ruling dealt a blow to organized labor, three lessons from Nevada's unions suggest things aren't as bleak as they appear.
Facebook will build a village with housing and amenities in Silicon Valley, a new version of old, unsuccessful ideas of company towns and utopian communities. Will Facebook's town face the same fate?
Labor has promised to review the tertiary education sector if elected next year. There are some major issues, and some examples from abroad they should consider.
Thanks to a burgeoning procrastination economy, developers are creating content that can be consumed in short spurts. What does it mean for productivity?
Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese is confident their candidates will win back their seats and is gearing up for the ALP's National Conference in late July.
Bringing office supplies home - or stealing from your workplace - may seem like a good idea when you are upset with your boss, but think again, your issues may be easier solved through communication.
Labor continues to hold a 51-49% two-party lead in the wake of last week's budget.
Chris Bowen on the budget and Labor’s policies
Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen tells The Conversation he accepts that big business will "lobby on their own path".
Hammond said he would resign "in the near future" after discharging obligations to his electorate and staff.
Female migrant farm workers across North America are vulnerable to sexual abuse and assault because the systems set up to temporarily employ them offer no protections or access to citizenship.
The Democratic Party is a mishmash of causes and interest groups. The party's future will be determined by how its leaders balance and align the interests of its diverse factions.
On the new boundaries, Labor requires just a five-seat gain to win a majority, while the Coalition needs to gain two seats to retain its majority.
There are undoubtedly advantages for unions in terms of access and policy influence by having former officials as MPs.
Politics podcast: the Batman byelection battleground.
On Saturday, Labor and Bill Shorten face a major test in the Melbourne seat of Batman.