Crossbench MP Andrew Wilkie has slammed Labor and the coalition for their "sanctimonious claptrap" over education reform.
A psychiatrist who a coroner said went beyond his area of expertise during the Lindt Cafe siege has defended his role saying he "did not drive the agenda".
Wesfarmers' incoming chief executive Rob Scott will earn nearly 30 per cent less than current boss Richard Goyder when he takes the helm in November.
Ansell, which last week announced the sale of its condom business, is well advanced on identifying internal candidates to replace CEO Magnus Nicolin in 2021.
A Senate hearing has been told consultations surrounding the bank levy started well in advance of the May 9 budget.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has cast doubt on proposal for a referendum that seeks an indigenous representative body in the constitution.
The family of Sydney siege victim Katrina Dawson took aim at a consultant psychiatrist who influenced the police response in a submission to a coronial inquiry.
The officer who fired his gun 17 times at gunman Man Haron Monis, killing him, during the Lindt Cafe siege says he could not have acted differently.
A Senate committee has been told the new Medicare Guarantee Fund is aimed at bolstering public confidence in health care funding.
Britain's MI5 is conducting an inquiry into the way it dealt with warnings from the public that Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi was a potential threat.
Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has introduced a private bill to allow the Centrelink debts of family or domestic violence victims to be waived.
A Victorian art dealer acquitted of art fraud over three contested Brett Whiteley paintings has had another fraud charge against him dropped.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has a simple message for foreign fighters returning to Australia from war zones in the Middle East: we're watching you.
A government backbencher will ask parliament today to support the planned Adani coal mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin and reject further delays.
Regulatory intervention seems to be cooling the country's two hottest property markets, with Melbourne and Sydney prices easing again last week.
Social Services Minister Christian Porter is urging Australians to trust the government as it overhauls welfare payments.
The Turnbull government has quashed a fresh call for a royal commission into allegations of violence and abuse of Australians with disabilities.