Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten have put aside their differences on a joint tour of North Queensland in the wake of Cyclone Debbie.
Adam Gartrell Malcolm Turnbull says the government's submission is no different from those lodged under Julia Gillard.
Deborah Snow Former prime minister Paul Keating has launched a surprise critique of the liberal economic philosophy he once championed.
James Massola, chief political correspondent The federal government was scrambling to land a company tax-cut deal on Thursday, with a marathon late-night Senate sitting threatening to spill over into an extended sitting on Friday.
Latika Bourke Tony Abbott's review into his former friend was cut short after Bronwyn Bishop stopped participating.
Matthew Knott Wayne Swan insists remaining in Parliament is the best way for him to advance the Labor cause.
Amy Remeikis It is the term du jour, thrown around by everyone from Donald Trump to Australian politicians, unhappy with how a particular news story paints them.
Patrick Begley The Senate has demanded Defence Minister Marise Payne release details of Australian military sales to Saudi Arabia that were approved as that country faced claims of war crimes.
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.
Noel Towell Honest Australians 'intimidated' into handing over their money, says Labor, as tens of thousands of debt notices sent out.