The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations.
Gareth Hutchens Superannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as tax mitigation measures, rather than to encourage retirement savings, one of Australia's most respected think-tanks has warned.
Mark Kenny and Anna Patty Labor is planning a new parliamentary vote in the Senate against Tony Abbott's hand-picked trade unions royal commissioner Dyson Heydon in the wake of his decision to remain in the post.
Lisa Cox, Anna Patty, Michaela Whitbourn Mr Heydon was forced to consider his position after Fairfax Media revealed he was listed as a guest speaker at a Liberal Party fundraiser.
Fergus Hunter Young leaders of the Nationals have ramped up pressure on opponents of same-sex marriage, voting to support reform and condemning the actions of their party elders.
Anna Patty Dyson Heydon has refused to step down because the Liberal Party event he agreed to address was a "legal event" in nature.
Nicole Hasham The detention centre at Nauru is badly run and despite the Australian government spending billions of dollars on the camp, its knowledge of what goes on inside is inadequate, a Senate inquiry has found.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent Liberal Party elder statesman Philip Ruddock has gone further than any Coalition figure in blasting the "absent" leadership of the United States and Europe on the bloody turmoil in Syria.
James Massola, Political Correspondent Treasurer Joe Hockey has blasted cabinet colleagues who have been leaking against him for being "fringe whingers" and accused the media of undermining the government.
James Massola Tony Abbott says Joe Hockey is "doing an excellent job" and enjoys the full confidence of the Prime Minister and cabinet, a day after two cabinet ministers told Fairfax Media that discussions were taking place about whether to move against on the Treasurer if the Canning byelection goes badly for the Coalition government.
Hand making a 3D printer is "easy peasy" for Quakers Hill Public School's year 5 and 6 pupils.
Children all around the world celebrate Mother's Day and Father's Day, now Australian parents can mark their calendars ...
Members of the gardening club at Lynwood Park Public School have pulled out their green thumbs, put on ...