The Abbott government has lost a legal bid to force public servants to spend an extra week-and-a-half at their desks each year.
Afghanistan’s new President has urged the West to stay involved in his country – including militarily - longer than the planned withdrawal date at the end of next year in a meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop.
The Abbott government's decision to slash the foreign aid budget will have a detrimental impact on the world's poorest and most vulnerable women and children.
Regulators need to stop online companies such as Uber and Airbnb – as well as people using their services – from dodging their tax obligations, says Labor assistant treasurer Andrew Leigh.
Many consider Prince Philip's gaffes as the innocent comments of a nice, old duffer. Others say it reveals a deep-seated racial and chauvinist prejudice.
Protesters will march non-stop around ASIO headquarters in Canberra for 32-hours to draw attention the plight of at least 32 refugees locked in indefinite detention.
While the Prime Minister dismissed social media criticism as "electronic graffiti", his government has been spending millions of dollars on social media strategies.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's decision to award Prince Philip a knighthood underscores the need for a debate about an Australian republic and identity, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said on Monday.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s surprise decision to knight Prince Philip has infuriated his colleagues, with a pair of Queensland MPs breaking ranks to publicly criticise the decision.
Angus Houston has a very simple attitude to leadership. "I never yell, I never scream, I never get emotional."