TREASURER Scott Morrison has given a hint on the focus of his first budget.
A NATIONAL integrity commission should focus only on investigating serious or systemic corruption, a prominent legal centre has urged a Senate committee.
PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been challenged to a debate on housing tax policy by the author of a report he has claimed is “wrong”.
FORMER inspector-general of the Australian Defence Force calls for establishment of a National Integrity Commission.
A new Minister will also be appointed to assist Turnbull on cyber security.
A recent study showed just 7% of the reef had been immune to the bleaching which scientists say was brought on by warm ocean temperatures.
A major LNG plants on Curtis Island has emitted thousands of tonnes of potentially toxic pollution in its first year of operation, new data has revealed
He's a Federal Senator with a past in handling Liberal Party donations, now Arthur Sinodinos' history will be examined by colleagues.
A spokesman for the company responsible said the level of pollution was expected.
A DOUBLE dissolution election in early July is being tipped as the most likely outcome of parliamentary sittings as senators gather.
Daniel Burdon is APN Australian Regional Media's Canberra bureau reporter, covering federal parliament and politics. He was previously a rural and general news reporter at the Morning Bulletin in Rockhampton and worked in Alice Springs for the Centralian Advocate.