Consumers will pay up to 50 per cent less for many common medicines under changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme to be announced by Health Minister Sussan Ley on Wednesday.
Michael Gordon The Prime Minister has called a bipartisan summit of Indigenous leaders for July 6 to discuss the timing and wording of the referendum for the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Constitution.
Matthew Knott Bruce Billson talks about small business the way other people talk about God or football or their favourite band. With a devotion verging on obsession.
Peter Hartcher, James Massola Six members of the Abbott cabinet have risen up against a proposal that a minister could strip an Australian of citizenship, even if he or she has no other citizenship.
Heath Aston Australia's ambassador to France was told by a mid-ranking hospitality official in the Prime Minister's department that his partner should not be in the "greeting line" when Tony Abbott flew into Paris on ANZAC Day.
David Wroe China's ambassador to Australia has fired an ominous warning shot against critics of his country's island-building in the South China Sea, saying Beijing's "determination to safeguard its sovereignty … is firm".
Latika Bourke Labor is sharpening its attack on Liberal leadership hopefuls and prominent moderates Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop asking why they have gone missing in action on gay marriage.
David Wroe There are serious questions about the government's counter-terrorism citizenship proposals that have nothing to do with being soft on terrorists and everything to do with being a responsible global citizen.
Judith Ireland and Gareth Hutchens The majority of states and territories will back the removal of GST from women's sanitary products.
Sarah Whyte The Immigration Department is spending more than $70 million on advertisements and public service announcements to deter people in poor nations from making the journey to Australia by boat.
THE popular ABC TV show Gardening Australia visited Lalor Park Community Garden recently.
STANHOPE Gardens will be served a smashing 16-court regional tennis centre which is expected to open next March.