Poor government relations with China appear to have cost former trade minister Andrew Robb a lucrative job post-politics — and he's not shy about pointing the finger at who he holds responsible.
Most of the itinerary for the Prime Minister's lightning visit to the Indian Ocean territory was taken up with a visit to the high-security detention centre, but locals say "it would have been very appropriate for him to have a little closer look at the island".
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to visit Christmas Island today and announce it is where asylum seekers currently on Manus Island and Nauru who are deemed "a risk" to Australia will go if they apply for a medical transfer.
Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt says the use of chemical and physical restraints will come under the microscope when the royal commission starts on Friday, after two cases of restraints being used on dementia patients were revealed by the ABC this week.
A prominent Perth restaurateur speaks out in support of the WA Government's planned rock lobster industry changes, saying local crayfish is too expensive to have on his menu, but crayfisherman remain opposed to what they see as "the dilution of our fishing rights".
When Australia's population hit 25 million earlier this year, there were calls for a migration cap — but in mining regions like WA's Goldfields, businesses say they are struggling to find enough skilled workers.
Many products come in plastic or cardboard packets, and Australians diligently try to recycle them, but figuring out what goes in which bin can be complicated. In an attempt to make the process easier, a new, nationally consistent label has been developed.
Have you ever lied on your resume, maybe added an extra qualification, in order to get that dream job?
The Australian Automobile Association warns introducing vehicle emission standards could increase the price of a car and lead to Australians holding onto their "older dirtier cars" for longer.
Too many people are claiming tax deductions for properties which are not genuinely available for rent or are otherwise only available to friends and family, according to the ATO, and it's launching a crackdown in response.