The Turnbull government is considering new measures to encourage more migrants to settle in regional or remote areas to relieve pressure on house prices and infrastructure in Sydney and Melbourne.
Adam Morton The wisdom of a campaign by the Turnbull government emphasising the risks of moving too rapidly to renewable energy has been thrown into question by polling that suggests a majority of its supporters don't agree.
Adam Gartrell Australia must provide better incomes and opportunities for the working class if it is to avoid the same anti-trade backlash that helped sweep Donald Trump into the White House, a Labor frontbencher has warned.
Fergus Hunter, Eryk Bagshaw They make headlines, divide communities and define elections. And they are all connected. The thread that links them is arguably the most important, and most sensitive, factor in Australian politics.
A teenage boy whose mother and brother were killed in a car crash on the South Coast last week has been delivered another crushing blow.
James Massola, chief political correspondent Federal Treasurer will argue against the removal of tax breaks in pre-budget speech.
Louise Hall One of two teenage boys allegedly involved in the fatal stabbing of a service station attendant was on bail at the time the terrifying crime spree.
Rachel Olding A Dutch backpacker who was allegedly raped in a Surry Hills laneway last Friday has described how she miraculously escaped by pretending to play along with her attacker.
Kate McClymont After claiming responsibility for tipping off the FBI and Australian authorities to an international cocaine and money-laundering syndicate by alerting them to a suitcase with $702,000 cash in a Sydney hotel, banned professional gambler Robin Hood 702 is back in the news.
Royce Millar, Ben Schneiders Federal politicians and their spouses are using family trusts more than any parliament before them.