UPDATED | Australia’s top bureaucrat has cleared former ministers Julie Bishop and Christopher Pyne of any potential misconduct over jobs they have accepted since retiring from politics.
Australia’s fledgling space agency needs far more resources to grow and thrive, according to a top NASA official.
Australians were less willing to splash their cash in stores in the three months to March, with retail turnover falling in the quarter for the first time in five years.
Peter Dutton has stressed there’s nothing new about the idea that a journalist can go to jail for publishing top secret government documents, saying the suggestion there should be no penalty goes against “tradition”.
Scott Morrison wants his new ministry to get straight to work to make it easier for Australians to access government services.
Labor frontbencher Joel Fitzgibbon says he will have a tilt at the Labor leadership if no other candidate will stand up for regional Australia and the coalmining industry.