Indigenous Australians are losing 2.3 times the number of healthy years to death and disease than their non-Indigenous counterparts, according to new research by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Tom McIlroy A Western Australian Coalition MP says he charged taxpayers thousands for travel to his own wedding in Melbourne by mistake.
James Massola, Adam Morton George Brandis tells Fairfax Media that same-sex marriage law changes could be delayed many years if the plebiscite is not held.
Tom McIlroy Scrapping public funding for both sides of the proposed same-sex marriage plebiscite would be a "necessary step" to win Labor's support - but still may not be enough, shadow attorney-general Mark Dreyfus says.
James Massola, Fergus Hunter Australians will save hundreds of dollars a year on more affordable medicines from October 1. A person with diabetes, osteoporosis, high blood pressure and gastric reflux would, for example, save $35 a month and $410 a year, for example.
Fergus Hunter Public support for world-leading, federal government-level action on climate change has bounced back, according to a new poll, as people perceive environmental impacts around them and support a larger role for renewable energy production.
Adam Morton Just one electorate in the country has a majority of voters opposed to same-sex marriage, according to research that suggests MPs and public debate are significantly trailing voters in backing change.
Peter Martin The Australian Bureau of Statistics has blamed the media for the failure of its census hotline and blamed an overseas denial of service attack for the failure of its census website in a strongly worded submission to a Senate inquiry that also attempts to deflect blame for the overwhelming of its website on its contractor IBM.
Adam Gartrell, Amy Remeikis A special anti-corruption team has been assigned to investigate claims of dodgy political donations that have embroiled Turnbull government MP Stuart Robert and a shadowy Liberal fundraising body he controls.
Adam Gartrell, National Political Correspondent The Nelson Mandela Foundation has hit out at Liberal Party members who used the anti-apartheid icon's image on leaflets that make false claims about the dangers of same-sex marriage.
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