Former senator Stephen Conroy will head up a new gambling industry lobby group.
Tom McIlroy Senior US Republicans have set the Obama administration a deadline of December 13 to make public information about its refugee resettlement deal with the Turnbull government, in the latest threat to the plan ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Last week Josh Frydenberg was having a giggle in his Canberra office with Jean-Claude Van Damme.
Noel Towell Tax Office workers prepare to vote in the wake of third Defence no-vote.
Felicity Caldwell Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has described Queensland's 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030 as "bonkers mad".
Peter Martin Treasurer Scott Morrison has branded the dramatic end to five continuous years of economic growth "not just a reminder, not just a wake-up call, but a demand to support economic policies that drive investment and jobs".
Amy Remeikis Heading into the fight for his political career One Nation Senator Rod Culleton said he believes he holds his party's policies 'higher' than leader Pauline Hanson, as the rift between the pair threatens to overshadow his High Court battle.
Tom McIlroy, Michael Koziol The Australian public won't be consulted on the plan to boost security perimeters around much of Parliament House, with Parliament's presiding officers citing national security concerns.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Any prospect of an emissions trading scheme or carbon tax under the Coalition has been killed, buried and cremated - again. But in a torturous press conference at Sydney's fish markets, Mr Turnbull was under pressure to explain how the Coalition let the carbon genie back out of the policy bottle at all.
Adam Morton, Peter Hannam The man who came up with the scheme at the centre of a humiliating backdown by Energy and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg says its rejection shows the government lacks spine, and will be responsible for higher electricity prices and reduced energy reliability.