''I've never heard of him. I've never seen his work. End of story.''
The Abbott government has finally delivered on a key election promise and repealed the mining tax after striking a compromise with the Palmer United Party, but at a $6.5 billion hit over four years to the budget bottom line.
The Irish government has defended its low corporate tax rate that has seen multinational tech companies shift billions of Australian profits offshore.
An air strike by US military forces struck an area where leaders of Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked militants were meeting, intelligence sources said on Tuesday, but it was unclear whether any insurgent commanders were killed.
Senior Liberal MP says public servants lack creativity, but former top mandarin says ministers are the enemy of innovation.
Few Australians are organising advanced directives to ensure they do not receive unwanted medical care, a ground-breaking survey has found.
Workplace Relations Minister Eric Abetz says voters no longer believe the Coalition will bring back WorkChoices because the government has "neutralised" Labor and the unions' political attack over workplace laws.
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The short term future of James O'Connor and his return to Australia is shored up. But confusion reigns about his long-term plans after the World Cup in Britain next year.
Port Adelaide has been assured by its apparel manufacturer ISC that it can produce a fresh batch of AFL-standard jumpers in just five days, clearing the path for the Power to wear its traditional black-and-white prison bar guernsey in Sunday’s elimination final clash with Richmond.