Consumers will be slugged with an average 4 per cent rise in private health insurance premiums this year despite major Turnbull government reforms designed to rein in costs.
Ten thousand students will miss out on government funding for university this year, peak body Universities Australia says, as the sector looks to accommodate $2.2 billion in funding cuts by the Turnbull government.
It was a beautiful, sunny Wednesday in Geelong as politicians from all levels of government and different political parties came together for an announcement about co-operating to create jobs for regular people.
A judge who helped design Victoria's anti-corruption watchdog says it remains weak and defective, and has warned Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull not to adopt it as the model for any federal corruption body.
The Minerals Council of Australia has admitted it makes donations to political parties to gain access to politicians, an unusually candid statement from a donor about the influence of money in politics.
???A woman once described as "the next Pauline Hanson" could snatch another Senate seat for One Nation - restoring Pauline Hanson's bloc of four - if the High Court heeds the party's call to disqualify Jacqui Lambie's replacement.
Donald Trump's head of Homeland Security has suggested that anyone who brands the US President a racist based on his immigration views must also say the same for Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
The global electric car revolution is coming to Australia, Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has declared.
The Turnbull government has reacted angrily to the new Greens campaign to change the date of Australia Day, accusing leader Richard Di Natale of stoking division for the sake of "shameless attention seeking".