August 3, 2017 6
Media groups featured heavily in the list of people first getting to meet with Communications Minister Mitch Fifield, but tech companies were not.
August 2, 2017 3
Malcolm Turnbull thinks a postal vote plebiscite is anti-democratic. How do we know? He said so.
July 31, 2017 6
The Australian Federal Police told the Commonwealth Ombudsman that, oops, that law change they lobbied for had not been communicated to a police officer.
July 28, 2017 5
State and territory Labor branches are pushing for elected members of the party to no longer have a conscience vote when it comes to abortion.
July 28, 2017 8
The briefing Immigration Minister Peter Dutton received on the Good Friday shooting on Manus Island partially backs his claim on the cause of the tension.
July 28, 2017 1
One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts admits he wasn't given the clear on his citizenship status until six months after the election, writes Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.
July 27, 2017
Communications and Arts Minister Mitch Fifield spent the first few months in the job repairing much of the damage his predecessor had on the arts.
July 27, 2017
One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts is refusing to show proof he isn't a British citizen, Matt Canavan might be in the clear, and ScoMo backs coal.
July 26, 2017 23
Those of us who have paid attention to the topic have long known that NBN's pricing model would lead to problems when people actually started connecting.
July 26, 2017 1
Matt Canavan becomes the third senator pinged by section 44, Cory Bernardi books nearly $1 million and ICAC called on Murray-Darling allegations. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.
July 25, 2017 5
Communications Minister Mitch Fifield held his first meeting with a China state-owned telecommunications company that has no big presence in Australia.
July 25, 2017
The UN isn't happy that the government has backtracked on promises to settle refugees, and ScoMo targets Labor's trust overhaul proposal. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.
July 24, 2017
Good morning, early birds. Coalition and Labor eat the lunch of the minor parties, Tony Abbott gets major victory in plebiscites, and Peter Dutton goes postal. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers
July 21, 2017
Turnbull is still as reliant on traditional media outlets as he is social media, despite a concerted push in his office to bypass them.
July 20, 2017 13
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has claimed that asylum seekers on Manus Island could have been resettled in Australia three years ago. Was that really his government's policy?
July 19, 2017 10
What does the law say about being a dual citizen while getting elected to Australian parliament?
July 17, 2017 21
The resignation of the biggest tech-head in Parliament will leave the Australian public the poorer.
July 14, 2017 17
Cabinet has been considering the option of a postal vote for the plebiscite, as pressure mounts for a free vote in Parliament.
July 13, 2017 4
The new head of Turnbull's pet government project earns more than the Prime Minister.
July 11, 2017 6
Gender and diversity training in the APS is working, but you won't hear Mark Latham say that.