The Morrison government will introduce legislation to enable it to review and cancel agreements state, territory and local governments and public universities have entered with foreign governments.
The Trump presidency has been a godsend for an Australian government apparently uninterested in significant climate action. But with Trump well behind in the polls, that's set to change.
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The Morrison government is repurposing defence spending in a A$1 billion boost to support about 4,000 jobs and assist small and medium-sized businesses in the defence industry supply chain.
Scott Morrison is finding, to his great discomfort, the royal commissioners probing aged care aren't keeping their thoughts to themselves until their final report in February.
Both those pressing for states to re-open borders, and defenders of their resistance to doing so, will look for arguments to support their cases in Saturday’s Northern Territory election results. Chief…
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Most of us are only starting to realise how grim this Christmas is likely to be. Not only will so many people be without jobs, but lots of usual family get-togethers will be stymied because of restricted…
Pensions are indexed twice a year. But COVID-19 has put a spanner in the works of what should be a regular increase next month.
The federal government has signed a letter of intent with drug company AstraZeneca to supply a COVID-19 vaccine to Australia.
The state of aged care preparation in the era of COVID is, it seems, in the eye of the beholder.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care put the secretary of the federal health department, Brendan Murphy, firmly in his place.
The Nationals are demanding major changes to the government's controversial planned new regime of higher education fees, declaring they would disadvantage regional communities and students.
Scott Morrison continues to have a good pandemic, at least according to the polls, while the gap between Joe Biden and Donald Trump in the US narrows, with Biden maintaining a significant lead.
The coronavirus pandemic has probably changed many aspects of life forever. But one thing unlikely to change is a snapback to the hyper-partisan bickering of politics before its arrival.
University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and Assistant Professor Caroline Fisher discuss the week in politics
COVID-19 has now made us two Australias. There's Victoria – most specifically Melbourne – and then there's the rest of the country.
Scott Morrison will unveil on Thursday a cybersecurity package to give greater protection to Australian infrastructure.
Scott Morrison says the COVID-19 crisis has created new opportunities for “like-minded economies” to work together.
Non-essential retailers across Melbourne will be shut under Victoria's unprecedented lockdown, while Scott Morrison announced a “pandemic disaster payment” worth $1,500 for Victorian workers.
Victoria has been declared a 'state of disaster'.
The latest Closing the Gap agreement has been billed as 'historic' and 'practical'. But the fine print is vague and the targets lack ambition. Meanwhile, one key word is missing completely.