Air force-operated flights that transport federal MPs and senators between Western Australia and Canberra are costing taxpayers more than $10,000 per parliamentarian, per flight – five times the price of a business class ticket on a commercial airline.
Finance Department incident highlights hidden dangers of Secret Santa.
In her start-of-year speech, Shelford Girls' Grammar captain Florence Potter rallied her class to break the school into the top-10 VCE performers.
For Arthur Sinodinos, and the Liberal Party he came to serve, here is a tragedy in three parts, the end not entirely clear.
Serving police and intelligence officers should be granted legal immunity to step forward and give evidence to an independent judicial inquiry into the Martin Place siege, according to independent Senator Nick Xenophon.
At the end of a horrific week for Sydney, many could be forgiven for thinking this year has been unrelentingly grim, with plane crashes, Ebola, wars and death.
The financial planning industry is set for a massive overhaul of its education standards, level of professionalism and ethics, after a powerful set of recommendations by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services.
Liberal senator Arthur Sinodinos has resigned as Assistant Treasurer, paving the way for Tony Abbott to implement a frontbench reshuffle.
An asylum seeker who suffered serious burns to his face in Iran before fleeing to Australia is the suing the Australian government, Transfield and the former security contractor G4S on Manus Island for negligence in the Supreme Court.
More than 20 expectant asylum seeker mothers in Australia will have to return to Nauru despite Immigration Scott Morrison's decision to allow a number of babies to stay in Australia with their families.