Queensland's premier is meeting with child safety stakeholders amid mounting pressure to hold an external review of the child safety department.
The federal government could make some of the changes it wants to school funding arrangements without needing to win over crossbenchers in the Senate.
Social Services Minister Christian Porter has warned the outlook for the welfare system is grim if no changes are made to the system.
Malcolm Turnbull didn't put a time frame on when the distribution of GST would be changed, federal WA Liberal frontbencher Christian Porter says.
NSW Services Minister Dominic Perrottet has defended changes to opening hours at Service NSW outlets, which he says were made based on demand.
The 29-year-old man involved in a violent altercation with guards at Adelaide's Yatala Labour Prison is brain dead, according to his family.
Communities in central western NSW are bracing for major flooding on Sunday, but they are most worried about the long-term impact
Five guards and an inmate have been taken to Royal Adelaide Hospital after a disturbance at Yatala prison.
Pauline Hanson says if the people of Australia vote in favour of same-sex marriage at a plebiscite, she'll vote for marriage equality in the Senate.
Clinton Pryor is on what he calls a Walk for Justice from Perth, through the nation’s red centre and to Parliament House in Canberra where he hopes to meet with...
A popular anti-racism activist is expected to be charged with resisting police after they claimed he failed to comply with instructions to move from a busy...
Allegations 7-Eleven has paid no payroll tax in NSW for three years have been categorically denied by the convenience chain.
A suspected infamous people smuggler known as Captain Bram, alleged to have been sending boats to Australia since 1999, has been arrested in Indonesia.
Reports that Victoria's Hazelwood power station could close by April 2017 are speculative, the state government insists.
Colourful Queensland MP George Christensen says those convicted of terrorism involving death and child rape-murder should face the death penalty.
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