Census field workers' 'loss of faith' with Bureau of Statistics.
Treasurer Scott Morrison has put the states on notice over booming house prices, flagging a major second-term push by the Turnbull government to increase supply and help first home buyers own their own home.
Australia's biggest private colleges have raked in up to $264 million a year in government loans despite graduating fewer than one in five of their students, new data reveals.
After spending a year in the detention room of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, Fadi Mansour smiles when he sees a plane passing over his head.
Thousands of pregnant mothers will lose money under a government crackdown on paid parental leave that could start as early as January.
Cabinet minister Christopher Pyne has admonished Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs over her misleading claims to a Senate estimates hearing, advising her to "stay out of politics and stick with human rights".
Communications Minister Mitch Fifield says he will raise concerns with ABC Managing Director Michelle Guthrie about Four Corners' "odd" decision to reject an interview with Immigration Minister Peter Dutton following a controversial documentary on asylum seekers in Nauru.
The federal government's primary arts funding body has defended its support to Australian books and authors, after figures showing Australia Council literature grants had reached a five-year low last financial year.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull still has a financial stake in two of the world's biggest tobacco companies despite pledging to limit his stock market exposure to cigarettes.
Tony Abbott is claiming victory on his Liberal Party reform push despite his defeat on the floor of the NSW state conference, and denies he and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull are at loggerheads over the issue.