The campaign to install a new prime minister "is dying", with polls showing a "significant turnaround" for the government, according to senior cabinet minister.
Peter Hannam Efforts will resume this week to make public documents and comments by a Queensland whistleblower about the controversial approval process involving two giant coal seam gas projects worth almost $50 billion.
Ben Schneiders New Victorian Senator Ricky Muir has spoken candidly of his own ‘‘soul destroying’’ experience of long term joblessness and attacked government policies that treat the unemployed as if they are ‘‘lazy’’ and ‘‘slack
Mark Kenny Australian voters have thrown Tony Abbott a lifeline just as his internal opponents were shaping to dump him, with the latest Fairfax-Ipsos poll confirming a pro-government shift is under way.
Mark Kenny Chief Political Correspondent Bill Shorten and Tony Abbott are bracing for what could be a pivotal week in their respective chances of survival now and in 2016.
Paul Sheehan In an interview with Tony Abbott in 2010 about his shadow ministry, what struck me most was his singling out of one person above all, describing him as having prime ministerial potential. That person was Scott Morrison. I didn't see it then. I see it now.
Phillip Thomson Payslips unravel PM's pledge to the men and women vacuuming public service buildings.
Emma Partridge and Sarah Whyte Prime Minister Tony Abbott any thrown out any suggestion there will be a leadership spill this week, labelling continued speculation as "recycled rubbish".
David Wroe and Sarah Whyte The ACID has called for the aid budget to be restored by $1 billion in this year's May budget and another $2.7 billion to be repaired in the forward estimates.
Sarah Whyte Planes flying over water for long distances will now be more closely tracked, Deputy Prime Minsiter Warren Truss announced today.