The Federal Government's overhaul of billions of dollars in spending on Indigenous disadvantage is still only in the "early stages" of evaluation, five years after a funding shake-up that was found to be rushed and flawed.
Eyewear giant Specsavers has admitted that the personal information of some clients in Queensland is missing and may have been stolen.
On a recent flight, former prime minister Julia Gillard was randomly passed a "generous" handwritten note by another passenger — a young woman who works in the public service.
Jabbing at the press and poking at the political establishment, President Donald Trump officially kicks off his re-election campaign at a Florida rally, exhorting thousands of supporters to keep advancing his political movement to put America's "own citizens first".
The Victorian Government said ongoing conflict between councillors had reduced the respect for, and standing of, the council in the community.
Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to become Britain's next prime minister.
Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandons his quest for the top Pentagon job as after reports of domestic violence in his family emerge, plunging the leadership of the US military into new uncertainty just as tensions with Iran are rising.
MORNING BRIEFING: Michael Ferguson says union bosses have hit a 'new low' and a court hears that a Launceston man accused of murder said his alleged victim "is going to pay".
Costs are eroding Australian dairy farmers profit and hitting confidence, with the number of farmers positive about the industry the lowest in 15 years. Poor seasonal conditions are mostly to blame, with high feed and irrigation water costs.
An Irish family, at risk of being deported because of their son's cystic fibrosis, has been given renewed hope with the news that their case will be reviewed.
My advice to my kids and anyone who'll listen is this: do not buy a new apartment, especially if it is over three storeys high, writes Philip Gall.
Boris Johnson increases his lead in the race for the Conservative leadership in the latest ballot, before taking on the remaining contenders for the UK prime ministership take part in a live television debate dominated by Brexit.
If footballers can claim sports equipment, why can't flight attendants claim make-up? Some advocates argue structural inequalities put women at a disadvantage when it comes to paying tax.
The buzz of drones will be the focus of a new government review, and it could mean headaches for pioneering Google-linked drone delivery.
WA Liberal MPs distance themselves from their new leader's policy direction, including contentious moves to abandon the Western Power sale and steer away from supporting deregulated trading hours, after strong criticism from the business lobby.
South Australia's latest budget locks in money for a new hospital and other key infrastructure projects, but also foreshadows cuts to overall health spending.
Funding flows for low-income earners to buy a home and a new Women's and Children's Hospital are on the cards in South Australia's 2019 budget. Find out how the budget will impact you.
A new video shows Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch telling a room full of people she has shed tears over the approval of Adani's Carmichael coal mine, while also saying current environmental legislation is flawed.
The NSW Treasurer delivers a surplus of around half that expected this time last year, but is forecasting blue skies ahead. He's optimistic despite doubts circulating about the domestic and global economies, Ian Verrender says.
Builders, students and those using the NSW's hospitals are among the big winners in this year's state budget, but there are also cuts to some areas — find out if you're affected by them.
The Victorian Government prepares to reintroduce a bill which would make it easier for people to alter the sex recorded on their birth certificate to male, female or any other gender descriptor of their choice.
From sky-high water costs to prohibitively expensive livestock feed, new forecasts show how drought will impact Australia's exports and agricultural production.
Sluggish economic times at home and abroad fail to derail the NSW budget, with a record $93 billion spend on infrastructure over the next four years and a $1 billion surplus this financial year.
Recent police raids on journalists have put national security in the spotlight, as 7.30's chief political correspondent Laura Tingle explains.
Four Northern Territory public service executives are being paid more than $200,000 a year to facilitate a planned gas industry that some experts doubt will ever stack up economically, particularly as terminals for importing gas from "wherever's cheapest" secure approval on the nation's east coast.