""Inciting hatred against any part of the Australian community is always dangerous," Malcolm Turnbull said.
"I get a travel allowance, others get penalty rates – it's part of the package."
Calls for an extraordinary government intervention to keep the ailing Hazelwood coal power plant open have been rejected by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who said its closure would not affect electricity security.
New study from the University of Adelaide has found that after accounting for house prices, suburbs in Adelaide with shared home ownership schemes have 8 per cent higher levels of home ownership than near identical suburbs in NSW and Victoria
A leading national business group has called on Canberra and Victoria to consider an unprecedented "emergency intervention" to keep the Hazelwood coal power plant running.
In the last 12 months 82,800 Australians have moved to Victoria from interstate, around 500 carloads a week.
Two resignations from the board of the Climate Change Authority come with criticism of the Turnbull government.
The former minister has been called to appear as a witness at a Crime and Corruption Commission public hearing.
It wasn't the overdue bills Jacqui Lambie was thinking about as she delivered a speech that gripped Parliament.
"It was an attack on parliaments, freedom and democracy everywhere in the world," Malcolm Turnbull said.
Former senator is alleged to have threatened a Cairns magistrate in a letter last year requesting a court matter be adjourned.
The Tax Justice Network research found that while the largest losses occurred in rich economies such as the United States, lower-income countries were the biggest victims of profit shifting.
Figures suggest the prospective riches being dangled in front of farmers do not exist - at least not yet.
As the Turnbull government prepared to pass a clutch of welfare cuts late on Wednesday night, Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie rose to her feet, her eyes welling and her voice shaking with rage.
Industry Minister Arthur Sinodinos has likened denial of climate change to the anti-vaccination movement, saying that science and innovation are required to combat these views.
Liberal Party moderates are concerned a postal vote could work to the advantage of opponents of marriage equality.
"This is an assault on every democracy, every parliament, every free nation," Malcolm Turnbull said.
"I can't believe it. It's made my day. God bless him."
Barnaby Joyce has broken with cabinet solidarity to blast the Liberal Party.
Families with young children in childcare will be up to $3400 a year better off, although family payments will be frozen.
The pain caused by penalty-rate cuts won't be neutralised by phasing in the changes over time, research claims.
Former Howard minister Peter Reith has suffered a stroke.
The final stage of Centrelink's digital transformation will be led by Accenture, the same company that delayed 1 million tax returns in 2010.
Treasurer Scott Morrison has left the door open to the government dumping part of its 10-year, $50 billion company tax plan in the 2017 May budget.
High-profile Aboriginal politicians insist they are waiting on the work of the Referendum Council.
Turnbull government MP Sussan Ley has broken her silence on the travel expenses scandal that ended her frontbench career, releasing a report that shows only one Comcar ride fell outside parliamentary rules.
Peter Dutton has told colleagues same-sex marriage is inevitable and will be a distraction unless the government deals with it.
Lebanese man deported from Manus Island after refusing $30,000 to leave voluntarily.
The Turnbull government is poised to cave to pressure from the Senate crossbench and split its childcare reforms from the contentious "omnibus" savings package, in an attempt to salvage the childcare bill and limited cuts to welfare.