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James Massola On the 10-year anniversary of becoming leader, Kevin Rudd has hopped into the modern ALP, Bill Shorten and more.
Deborah Snow Natasha Stott Despoja says her three years as Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls have been confronting at time, showing her the best and worst of humanity
Peter Martin Financial market analysts believe the economy went backwards immediately after the July election, ending 5 years of continuous growth and calling into question the government's repeated promise to "deliver jobs and growth".
James Massola, Adam Morton Environment minister Josh Frydenberg has been forced into an humiliating u-turn on climate policy, less than 48 hours after releasing details for a pending review.
Adam Morton As the Coalition backs away from a pledge to consider a climate change policy that the energy industry says it needs, a new study is projecting a rapidly growing mass electricity generator for Australia in the decades ahead: the public.
Michael Gordon "This is business as usual," Malcolm Turnbull declared this morning, as he defended the decision to release a set of broad terms of reference for a climate change policy review that has been Coalition policy for years.
Heath Aston Groups representing trainers, jockeys and breeders are calling for federal government oversight of the multi-billion-dollar racing industry as tensions in the sector flare at an 11th-hour move to reinstall retiring NSW racing kingmaker John Messara on the board of the national regulator, Racing Australia.
Michael Koziol Embattled One Nation senator Rod Culleton has given the strongest indication yet he will quit Pauline Hanson's One Nation party if he survives a High Court challenge to his eligibility to serve in Parliament.
Michael Koziol Since leaving the top job at David Jones two years ago, Paul Zahra has had a lot more time to work on his passions. Now he needs something else: money.