Queensland Labor's rise from just seven state MPs to once again holding government within three years has been lauded by federal Labor leader Bill Shorten in his quest to similarly topple a conservative government after just one term.
Lisa Cox The Australian Council of Trade Unions has shifted its attention to the counsel assisting the royal commission into trade unions and what role he played in the Dyson Heydon controversy.
Adam Gartrell Tony Abbott's rush to join air strikes in Syria appears politically rather than strategically motivated, Middle East expert says.
Adam Gartrell Flag costs detailed after $1.8 million blowout in hotel and taxi bills for the summit revealed.
Jacob Saulwick Tony Abbott has denied his office had any knowledge of the cancelled Australian Border Force operation in Melbourne.
Nicole Hasham The Abbott government is under pressure to explain why the Australian Border Force ruined a complex police-led operation in Melbourne by implying people would be randomly stopped for visa checks.
Lucy Cormack Former independent MP Tony Windsor has slammed a bungled government operation that would have seen people stopped for passport checks on the streets of Melbourne, telling ABC radio he had no doubt that some in the Abbott government "hope that something goes wrong domestically."
Sarah Whyte and Fergus Hunter Progress has been made in smoking and Indigenous birthweights, but not in reading rates and employment.
Nicole Hasham The Senate this month rejected a push to force restaurants, cafes, pubs and takeaway shops to disclose if their seafood is local or imported.
Mark Kenny No matter who decided it was a good idea for the freshly uniformed paramilitary types of the Australian Border Force to team up with police to randomly intercept citizens in Melbourne to undertake random visa checks this weekend, it is a very bad look for the Abbott government.
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