Federal Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has cancelled his plans to open a conference of the controversial World Congress of Families.
Here's the good news. The Renewable Energy Target has been a success. Here's the bad news. It's been so successful the panel wants to wind it back.
Medibank chief executive George Savvides floated the idea of privately insured patients receiving priority treatment in public hospital emergency departments at a function with doctors in March.
Hundreds of millions of dollars in the Abbott government's Community Development Grants scheme have been tipped into projects in coalition-held marginal seats in what Labor says is a return to the bad old days of electoral pork barrelling under the Howard government.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has stepped up his rhetoric to prepare Australians for a possible intervention in chaos-torn Iraq, saying "no human being" should ignore the "slaughter of innocent people".
The climate sceptic and businessman chosen by the Abbott government to lead its review of the renewable energy target has denied his personal views have had any influence on the panel's report, which recommends that the scheme be dramatically cut back.
An Iranian asylum seeker is reportedly fighting for his life in a Brisbane hospital after he was urgently transferred from Papua New Guinea's Manus Island detention centre.
Tony Abbott will be the first bilateral visitor to India since Narendra Modi was swept to power in March.
Tony Abbott has been given cover to break an election promise not to touch Australia’s renewable energy target after his hand-picked review panel recommended the scheme be dramatically cut back.
The cost of solar panels for residences is likely to rise by as much as 50 per cent if the Abbott government takes up the recommendations of its hand-picked panel to wind back the small-scale renewable energy target.