East Timor independence hero says refusal to deal on sea border hurts Australia's reputation.
James Massola Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has put any changes to the GST on the political back burner, ruling out changes to the consumption tax for at least three years if his government is re-elected.
Peter Hannam Labor faces 'a litmus test' of its support of renewable energy after it emerged that a Shorten government would book $1 billion of the savings cut from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency by the Coalition.
James Massola, Nicole Hasham, Josh Gordon Education funding is shaping up as a key election issue, with Treasurer Scott Morrison says the federal government's promise of an extra $1.2 billion for schools is "real money" that will be paid for by savings in other areas.
Nicole Hasham A close friend of a refugee who died after setting himself alight at Nauru has slammed the delay in specialist medical treatment, claiming the Turnbull Government is responsible for the man's death.
Josh Gordon, State Political Editor Barnaby Joyce is facing a political backlash in his rural seat of New England from horse owners, breeders and stud farmers crippled by one of the worst quarantine failures in recent history.
Julie Power Five of Australia's most booked male conference speakers will boycott panels that don't include women, criticising organisers for taking the lazy way out by opting for "dude fests".
Adam Gartrell Eighty of the 100 Australian postcodes that benefit the most from negative gearing are represented by federal Coalition MPs.
Rory Callinan Australia Post has taken months to deal with racist allegations involving a senior employee allegedly telling an Aboriginal worker that "black people" should be "strung up and shot".
Eamonn Duff Senior police and politicians are supporting a nationwide pill testing trial at music festivals - outside NSW