Treasurer Scott Morrison and broadcaster Ray Hadley have unloaded on each other over the workload of politicians, with the outspoken host alleging federal politics is populated by "bludgers and leaners".
Tom McIlroy Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has been confronted by an Anglican priest over comments linking opponents of same-sex marriage to bigoted views and homophobia.
Fergus Hunter Labor frontbencher Tony Burke has rebuked the government's approach to budget repair, accusing them of lying about the detail of the centrepiece omnibus savings bill that they have challenged the opposition to support.
Noel Towell 'Omnibus' savings bill contains lethal threat to Australia's clean energy innovation effort, say researchers.
James Massola, Chief Political Reporter Labor leader Bill Shorten has put Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on the spot over Australia's immigration policy, racial tolerance and reconciliation with indigenous Australians on the first sitting day of the new parliament.
Heath Aston, political correspondent The architect of Labor's stronger than expected 2016 election campaign, George Wright, has quit his post as ALP secretary.
Daniel Flitton Australia has rejected the jurisdiction of an international tribunal on which East Timor is relying to deliver a greater slice of oil and gas revenue.
Tom McIlroy Senior ministers have defended Malcolm Turnbull's government in the face of new poor polling results.
Stephanie Peatling Being called Andrew, David, Steven, Anthony or Christopher gives you the best chance at nabbing a seat in the federal Parliament.
Michael Koziol Attorney-General George Brandis, charged with designing the plebiscite on same-sex marriage, has demanded Labor "get out of the way" and support a public vote on marriage equality.