More than 42 million calls to Centrelink receive engaged signal, Senate estimates hears
If you’ve tried to call Centrelink this year only to encounter a busy signal, you’re definitely not alone. In the first 10...
Peter Dutton accused of seeking ‘Trump-like powers’ to review visas
The Federal Opposition has accused the Immigration Minister of seeking “Trump-like powers” to review the visas of certain people based on their...
Shorten pledges $500m for reef
Labor leader says Great Barrier Reef 'needs our protection now'.
Govt wants gender-neutral sporting conditions
Sporting bodies face ultimatum in a bid for equality among male and female athletes.
Plebiscite could harm – report
Senate warns government a same-sex marriage plebiscite may divide community.
PM warns of ‘terrorist chatter’ post siege
Tony Abbott says there's been a heightened level of terrorist chatter following the Martin Place siege.
MPs slam govt dole plan
Six-month wait for dole 'incompatible with right to social security', says report.