Attorney-General George Brandis described the defeat as a "sad day".
Latika Bourke Tony Abbott's review into his former friend was cut short after Bronwyn Bishop stopped participating.
Anna Patty Ten former Fair Work Commission members, including outspoken critic Graeme Watson, retired early within months of qualifying for a full pension at the age of 60.
James Massola Julie Bishop has delivered a blast to the backbench rebels, questioning their trust in Australia's own legal and political system.
Anna Patty Workplace Editor Retailers are asking for the minimum wage to be increased by less than the inflation rate a month after winning a reduction in Sunday penalty rates.
Amy Remeikis A major review of the mental health services available to serving and former members of the military has produced some alarming findings.
Heath Aston, political correspondent A family that could be split apart by government moves to deport the two parents back to Fiji has been given a flicker of hope after the Human Rights Commission agreed to examine their case.
Mark Kenny, National Affairs Editor The performance of the Senate in the company tax debate has been marked by an overweening self-importance.
Matthew Knott Wayne Swan insists remaining in Parliament is the best way for him to advance the Labor cause.
Adam Gartrell Malcolm Turnbull says the government's submission is no different from those lodged under Julia Gillard.
Joan Saxby as retired from her role with the Manning Valley Choral Society following 35 years of continual ...
VIC: On the surface it's a cute pic. Danger, however, lurks nearby.
See the photos of the Easter Hat Parade at Tinonee Public School from 2012 to 2016
A section of Commerce Street in Taree, between Deb Street and York Street, is earmarked for resurfacing this ...
Ex-tropical cyclone Debbie to deliver heavy rain and damaging winds to Mid North Coast
Wingham's Jaime Hemmingway has been named in the NSW under 18's representative side.
MidCoast Council is considering creating a mega office in the gutted Masters building in Taree.