Attorney-General Christian Porter's claim on Labor's support of gun law reforms received a mixed verdict from RMIT ABC Fact Check.
Less than a year after Scott Morrison referred to Clive Palmer's political push as a "circus sideshow", he will sign a lucrative preference deal with the rising United Australia Party, writes Michelle Grattan.
Almost two-thirds of Australians surveyed by Vote Compass agree that live animal exports should be banned.
Targeting health is seen as a vote winner in elections and there's been no shortage of announcements this election campaign. So far, most of the promises are designed to make it cheaper for you to see a doctor or specialist.
Queensland is the only state home to an officially merged Liberal National Party and the conservative arm is taking the chance to grab the wheel during this federal election.
Rod Culleton's nomination for the upcoming federal election is referred to police over claims he made a false bankruptcy declaration, but it won't be enough to keep his name off the ballot form.
The largest and "most capable group" of US Marines to ever rotate into Darwin starts arriving for a six month deployment focused on training and preserving stability in the Indo-Pacific region.
Barnaby Joyce's suggestion to redirect floodwater to arid parts of the country would be costly, impractical and probably ineffective, experts told RMIT ABC Fact Check.
A Murray-Darling Basin community leader says the former agriculture minister originally opposed water purchases as the Queensland Government suggests there was a better deal.