A sweeping review of the Defence Department has proposed “transformational change” of the sprawling organisation and the sale of some Defence real estate.
Latika Bourke Clive Palmer wants to sue defector Senators Jacqui Lambie and Glenn Lazarus for $9 million.
Latika Bourke He exposed Kevin Rudd's colourful use of language to describe the Chinese during climate negotiations and allegations of Tony Abbott's infamous wall punch in his student days and now journalist David Marr is turning his sights on Labor leader Bill Shorten.
Mark Kenny, Peter Martin and Gareth Hutchens Canberra will push state governments to sweep away the most enduring market restrictions faced by Australians in their everyday lives granting new access to goods and services at lower prices from taxis and books, to 24-7 shopping including pharmaceutical and alcohol sales in shops.
Latika Bourke Independent senator Jacqui Lambie wants to send Australian made goods to poor countries instead of foreign aid claiming the money would be better spent "in our own backyard".
Lisa Cox and Peter Hannam The UN wants nations to release their longer-term targets well in advance of the Paris summit late this year that will aim to thrash out a new worldwide climate treaty.
Heath Aston Australia's biggest 900 companies claimed tax deductions and exemptions worth a total $25 billion last year – enough to wipe out two-thirds of the current federal budget deficit at a stroke.
Michael Gordon Labor's immigration spokesman Richard Marles has been bumped off a VIP jet visit to the Manus Island detention centre after Labor supported a new inquiry into the detention centre operating on Nauru.
John Garnaut A powerful American general has fired a warning at China for rapidly building “a Great Wall” of artificial islands across hotly-contested waters.
Matthew Knott Australia should look beyond the Asia-Pacific and lure more international students from Latin America and the Middle East to study at local campuses, according to a major federal government review of the $16 billion international education sector.