Jacinda Ardern has attacked Australia's policy of deporting non-citizens who have committed crimes while Scott Morrison has stood his ground over the policy.
Dominica Sanda and Paul Osborne
Australians aren't to panic over the coronavirus with the Commonwealth activating its emergency response plan ahead of a possible global pandemic declaration.
Colin Brinsden and Christine McGinn
The sports grants inquiry has heard the former Sports Australia head was surprised when she first saw a colour-coded spreadsheet the minister's office created.
Katina Curtis, AAP Senior Political Writer
Australia's spy chief has appeared before parliament's intelligence and security committee saying he has a strong argument for laws to retain data for longer.
Energy Minister Angus Taylor has outlined some of the details of the government's emissions strategy, but critics say it lacks credibility.
WA Labor MP Matt Keogh has called for more domestic violence refuges for families as well as individuals.
The West Australian can reveal the nation’s top political leaders will converge on Port Hedland in July for the first ever Council of Australian Governments meeting in regional West Australia.
TheWest.com.au can reveal WA’s only confirmed case, a 78-year-old flown home from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, is being treated in the intensive care unit at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
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Scott Morrison’s new plan to make “deeper cuts” to carbon emissions will prioritise funding of new technology research over wind and solar.
The Wheatbelt Secondary Freight Network project broke ground last week along the busy Mogumber-Yarawindah Road, which joins the town of Mogumber with the Great Northern Highway.
The Morrison government has enacted an emergency response plan and is acting on the basis the coronavirus crisis has become a global pandemic.
Australia’s emergency response plan for coronavirus has been implemented and the Government expects a global pandemic is on the horizon.
The body that paid grants at the heart of the sports rorts scandal says it alerted the then-sport minister to risks linked to deviating from its advice.
The resignation of WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt has offered Opposition Leader Liza Harvey a faint glimmer of hope ahead of the 2021 State election.
Peter LawState Political Editor
Households will no longer be slugged hundreds of dollars by energy providers for late payments on conditional power deals, under a new rule set for July.
Labor has successfully pushed for a Senate inquiry into General Motors' decision to wind up the Holden brand at the end of the year and its far-reaching impact.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is not opposed to a word change in the national anthem, as supported by Cathy Freeman.
The government wants to give home-based aged care service providers more flexibility as Australia's peak medical lobby demands more aged care funding.
Changes to the way welfare recipients report income to Centrelink will start from July after legislation cleared federal parliament.
Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt will meet his Maori counterpart tomorrow to finalise a “historic” cooperation agreement, aimed at improving the lives of First Nations people.
Women fleeing domestic violence in remote WA communities are being taken “out of their communities” - with some forced to leave behind children - due to a lack of crisis accommodation.
Fly-in, fly-out workers catching dawn flights will not be able to use Perth’s $1.8 billion underground rail line to get to the airport — because the trains will not start early enough.
The latest results of a national science assessment finds three in five Year 6 students and half of Year 10s meet a standard of proficiency.
Fremantle council will not go ahead with renaming Kings Square after a legendary Noongar leader - at least for the moment - after the council voted to engage the public on potential names instead.
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