A disillusioned Australian public believes the system is rigged against ordinary people and wants a strong leader to wrest power back from the elites, a survey has found.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter Billions of taxpayer dollars were handed to the private contractors running Australia's offshore detention centres without adequate authorisation or value-for-money assessments, the Commonwealth auditor has found.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter Senior Australian politicians have been caught up in a massive global data breach affecting Yahoo internet services, with experts warning the stolen information could be used to blackmail victims.
Noel Towell Government looking to claw back more than $2 billion from Australia's parents, pensioners and disabled.
Amy Remeikis Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has schooled Andrew Laming on the importance of teachers, in the wake of the backbencher's ill-advised social media post questioning teachers' work ethic - after his daughter delivered her own assessment over the comments.
Bianca Hall Former Labor senator Anne McEwen has lost a bid to introduce new evidence her legal team said would cast doubt on the ability of the Family First Party to replace resigned senator Bob Day with another Family First candidate.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Nine directors have been formally accused of working against the interests of members by engaging in a cover-up.
Fergus Hunter Fairfield City Council, which welcomed 3000 humanitarian arrivals last year, has been told to expect the same again.
Daniel Flitton Japan was caught killing a whale deep inside Antarctic waters declared by Australia to be a protected whale sanctuary.
Heath Aston, Matthew Knott Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull could wait until Wednesday to reveal the shape of his rejigged cabinet as he weighs up whether to return the post of cabinet secretary to an unelected member of the government.