A man will face court after he allegedly sent racist and offensive messages to senator Nova Peris on Facebook.
Noel Towell Getting $86-a-day for driving across town.
Sean Nicholls Senator calls for the PM to act after Fairfax Media revealed rules were broken.
David Wroe An Australian man has reportedly been killed fighting with Kurdish forces against the Islamic State terror group in Syria.
Mark Kenny Chief political correspondent A new type of debate is needed. Happily, its elements are already emerging.
Sean Nicholls April 17, 2012 was a red letter day for Joe Hockey. Fronting the prestigious Institute of economic affairs in London, the future Australian Treasurer delivered his landmark "Age of Entitlement" speech.
Michael Evans Former riot cop, anti Uber activist, Joe Hockey's driver, bankrupt - who is Russell Howarth?
Noel Towell Orders from the Australian Public Service Commission to its workers to stop them speaking out before July's election is a politically motivated over-reach, according to their union.
Mark Kenny Chief Political Correspondent Further cuts to spending or increased taxes will be needed after the election to avoid Malcolm Turnbull's ambitious company tax cuts sending the budget backwards.
Jane Lee The Australian Medical Association's new president, who counts Coalition MPs among his friends, has vowed to work "constructively" with whichever party wins the next federal election.
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29 people evacuated from Forest Hill factory following what is believed to be a chemical leak.