Clive Palmer’s attempt to delay the publication of early results on federal election night has been shot down by the High Court.
UPDATED | Malcolm Turnbull is “very, very concerned” about Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton’s meeting with a Chinese billionaire now banned from re-entering Australia.
Working mums on low incomes will get bigger tax cuts if Labor wins the next election, as Bill Shorten gears up to fight an election campaign on fairness and Medicare.
Unemployed Australians have belatedly been offered one-off payments of at least $75 to help pay for their power bills, after a spectacular government backflip.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will present another round of personal income tax cuts and promise the first surplus in more than a decade when he hands down the federal budget tonight.
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann is preparing the ground for more income tax cuts in Tuesday night’s federal budget.