A social welfare advocate says without the Federal Government's support, poorer Tasmanians without housing will be "left behind", dismissing the State Government's latest efforts for short-term accommodation solutions.
Labor has driven a long and winding road with the unions but Anthony Albanese has taken an important U-turn. Michelle Grattan asks whether it will work?
Pauline Hanson's One Nation party has been hit by another MP defection, with one of its three West Australian parliamentarians quitting to sit as an independent.
In 2013, a Chinese-Australian association donated $100,000 to Chris Bowen's election campaign, with $5,000 of the donation transferred to NSW Labor MP Chris Minns as "moving expenses".
Prime Minister has claimed that his cabinet contains a record for representation of women. RMIT ABC Fact Check runs the numbers.
Labor's frontbench is a puzzle of gender equality, talent and factional juggling. Not everyone is a winner, writes Michelle Grattan.
Kristina Keneally's appointment as Shadow Home Affairs Minister will pit her directly against Peter Dutton in a role that could determine her career in federal politics.
Newly sworn-in leader of the Opposition Anthony Albanese reveals his shadow ministry line-up, including a spot for Bill Shorten, in the wake of last month's federal election.
Labor this week has looked like a routed army forced to regroup while it is still bandaging wounds and burying its dead. Can its former general, Bill Shorten, survive the changing of the guard? writes Michelle Grattan.