Former Labor leader Mark Latham has been sacked as a commentator by Sky News
Adam Gartrell, Anna Patty Government says increasing the minimum wage is "not an efficient way to address relative living standards or the needs of the low-paid".
James Massola, chief political correspondent Some of Australia's largest companies have made a desperate, last-minute plea to the Senate crossbench to pass $48 billion in company tax cuts, warning Australia had no alternative to secure its nation's economic future.
Rania Spooner, Julia Medew Hundreds of Amcal pharmacies have stopped offering a controversial stroke screening service after the Chief Medical Officer warned it could do people more harm than good.
Adam Gartrell, political correspondent ACTU boss Sally McManus has doubled down on her support for industrial law-breaking, shrugging off the "meltdown" about her earlier comments and strongly backing the militant construction union.
Michael Koziol, political reporter Australia's Minister for International Development has fired a warning shot to the region.
Tony Wright It had to be, this portrait, bigger, darker, more vainglorious and yes, more accusatory - almost Cromwellian - than all the others.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter Rod Culleton claims Queen Elizabeth has been unlawfully scrubbed from Western Australia's laws.
Adam Gartrell, Political Correspondent Politicians will face stricter tests before they can charge taxpayers for travel expenses under a new tranche of Turnbull government changes in legislation to be introduced next week.
Mark Kenny, National Affairs Editor The government says it supports an extradition treaty with Beijing because it will ensure Chinese criminals are sent back to China, where they belong. And it maintains that righteous enthusiasm right up until suddenly, it's gone.And so, another column in the facade of orderly, government, topples to populist whimsy.Cory Bernardi's power as a rookie independent, just got a pretty big kick-along. The government's prestige, not so much.