Ted Mack, ‘Father of Independents’, dies
If North Sydney Council hadn’t approved a 17-storey office block by his back fence in the early 1970s, the remarkable political career...
‘Strength, resilience, vision and energy’: Jocelyn Newman remembered
Jocelyn Newman, at the height of her political career, was described as the most powerful woman in Australia and the Minister for...
Bronwyn Bishop: the end of a political warrior
Political veteran says "love and respect" for parliament was behind her resignation.
Tony Abbott’s Goebbels blunder
Tony Abbott's Goebbels reference shows he's thrown off his old discipline and is letting his aggressive tongue run ahead of his brain.
David Cameron and Australia feel the love
Australia and Britain have declared eternal love as David Cameron addresses a joint sitting of federal parliament.
Why Gough’s good works will live on after him
Shakespeare got it wrong - when it comes to parliamentary tributes to Gough Whitlam, it's the good that lives after him.
Gillard: Rudd driven by revenge
Australia's first female prime minister uses tell-all interviews to attack her former foe.
Peter Slipper’s final fall from grace
Peter Slipper's conviction for CabCharge fraud is the latest chapter in the controversial former speaker's fall from grace.
Hubris and blood lust in the House of Reps
The tumultuous day in politics, plus our interactive carbon tax timeline.
How seven words shaped question time
Question time has been all about Labor's debt and deficit and new nasties Joe Hockey may be preparing.