A controversial social media post has been condemned by leaders after a former detainee was wrongfully charged with sex crimes.
The battle for the Victorian seat of Dunkley is in its final hours as Labor fights to retain its seat in the key Melbourne electorate.
Anthony Albanese has confirmed the death of Victoria senator Linda White, saying Labor’s hearts were “broken” by the news.
Millions of Aussies who withdrew their super savings during the Covid-19 pandemic could be left $85bn worse off, as details of the massive taxpayer bill to come are revealed.
In a bid to bolster their pay packets, Aussie workers are doing one thing, fresh analysis has revealed.
The battle for the federal seat of Dunkley is ‘evenly balanced’ as Labor and the Liberals throw the kitchen sink at a contest that could have major implications for Anthony Albanese and Peter Dutton.
Katina Curtis and Dan Jervis-Bardy
The arrest of a NZYQ detainee has thrown the government’s good news pitch ahead of Saturday’s Dunkley by-election into disarray.
A trial date has reportedly been set for Perth grandmother Donna Nelson who has been languishing in a Japanese prison for more than a year for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs into the country.
Patrick Hall dropped out of the race for Liberal preselection in Tangney the night nominations closed after the last-minute entry of Jesse Jacobs, who allegedly stole his signs at the last Canning election.
Police have apologised to a former immigration detainee after arresting him then finding new evidence that exonerated him of sexual assault charges.
Liam Beatty and Angie Raphael
Joe Hockey has demanded ASIO boss Mike Burgess out the politician after making the extraordinary claim they had turned into a spy.
A longstanding member of the Victorian Liberal Party has been jailed for foreign interference “aimed at the heart” of the Australian government.
The Philippines president has addressed the Australian parliament, saying the two countries face ‘common challenges’.
Pauline Hanson has falsely claimed Ben Dawkins has ‘no convictions recorded whatsoever’ during a fiery press conference introducing the Upper House member as part of the One Nation team.
The embattled Immigration Minister was peppered with questions after a detainee was arrested before police then dropped the charges.
Eleanor Campbell and Ellen Ransley
The latest fight on housing is another symptom of every party’s attempt to wrest control of the cost-of-living debate. It is growing heated in the lead-up to this weekend’s by-election in Dunkley.
The boss of Australia’s spy agency has refused to unmask the identity of an ex-politician accused of selling out the nation.
Ellen Ransley and Eleanor Campbell
A foreign regime that has been targeting Australia has blown its cover, our top spy has warned. But the service did get one former politician to ‘sell out’ Australia to help it a few years ago.
The head of the Bureau of Meteorology has taken a swipe at the media while defending his agency’s performance over a devastating summer.
Australia needs to provide more “money and material” to help Ukraine hold the line against Russia, the ambassador says.
Dressed like a little piggy for market, Bob Katter has a stern message for the supermarket giants and Anthony Albanese.
Lidia Thorpe forced the Senate to shut down early on Tuesday, after she refused to stop speaking, defying the acting chair.
One of Australia’s richest men and a Nationals’ MP have traded barbs during a heated meeting over nuclear energy. WATCH QUESTION TIME LIVE
Eleanor Campbell and Courtney Gould
A Boyup Brook farmer has spoken out about the Prime Minister’s refusal to meet with concerned live export farmers and called the Federal Agriculture Minister’s meeting “antagonistic” and “insulting” to farmers.
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