The Abbott government's GP co-payment has been killed off for good with Heath Minister Sussan Ley telling Coalition MPs "we are not pursuing it at all".
Fergus Hunter While the numbers and projections seem to paint an ever worsening picture of Australia's budgetary position, the government's rhetoric appears to be growing more positive.
Nicole Hasham Criminals who buy flashy cars, jet-skis and homes with the proceeds of crime will have their assets taken away under a state government law-and-order crackdown.
Latika Bourke Prank text messages sent to MPs phones via their public emails do not constitute hacking, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says.
Darren Gray Victoria's forests have an unlikely fire warden: the superb lyrebird.
Rachel Browne and Melanie Kembrey The former headmaster of Knox Grammar School Ian Paterson did not realise that it was a crime for a teacher to grope and sexually proposition a student, a royal commission has heard.Dr Paterson, who ran the school for almost three decades, also admitted he did not regularly conduct background checks on teachers employed at the elite boys school and nor was he aware of child protection laws introduced in the 1980s.
Matthew Knott Cabinet has approved a proposal by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull to introduce a two-tiered pricing scheme for letter deliveries that is expected to see basic stamp prices increase to $1.
Emma Partridge Detectives arrived at the home of Bill Spedding on Tuesday morning as they continue to search nearby bushland in relation to the disappearance of William Tyrrell.
Peter Martin The proposed Trans Pacific Partnership is likely to push up the price of medicines, stop some Australians from taking their medicines and make it harder to restrict the sale of tobacco and alcohol, a comprehensive review has found.
Judith Ireland Labor's families spokeswoman Jenny Macklin has rubbished the government's new welfare blueprint, describing it as "disappointing" and full of broad "common sense" findings that lack practical detail.
Four Sydney FC supporters have allegedly been attacked by a group of Sydney Wanderers fans following the Sydney ...
Ground has been broken as work begins on the new UWS flagship campus in the Parramatta CBD.