Scott Morrison, an ally of deposed leader Malcolm Turnbull, won a party-room ballot 45-40.
24 Aug 2018 11:45 AM
Anning said Muslims were responsible for acts of terror and crime and were dependent on welfare.
15 Aug 2018 3:09 PM
The court allowed Philip Wilson to serve his detention at home after assessment by authorities due to range of health issues, faced by him.
14 Aug 2018 1:37 PM
The royal commission, Australia's highest form of investigation, heard more than 8,000 harrowing personal stories alleging sexual abuse.
13 Jun 2018 1:23 PM
There has been speculation that US will pull out of the Iranian nuclear deal on May 12 and impose sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
05 May 2018 2:28 PM
The comment quickly sparked some light-hearted reaction on social media and in the Australian press
02 May 2018 5:51 PM
Australian Defence Dept confirmed about three ships but declined to comment on 'operational details related to transiting South China Sea'.
20 Apr 2018 5:58 PM
McCormack, who had been the veterans' affairs minister, was sworn in as deputy PM shortly after his appointment.
26 Feb 2018 6:17 PM
The trade deal among 11 countries includes Australia, which also has a bilateral free trade partnership with the United States.
21 Feb 2018 5:31 PM
Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, married for 24 years, is expecting a child with his former staffer in April.
15 Feb 2018 4:09 PM
Amy and Elise McDonald were given an exemption to marry in Melbourne since their relatives also had flown in from overseas.
17 Dec 2017 5:16 PM
The historic reform was given royal assent, the final step in a process that began with a national postal vote in September.
08 Dec 2017 12:31 PM
The nation overwhelmingly voted in favour of changing the law, ending decades of political wrangling.
07 Dec 2017 2:03 PM
There have also been claims of anti-money laundering laws being breached and benchmark interest rates rigged.
30 Nov 2017 2:27 PM
Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said North Korea’s ‘recklessness’ needed to be stopped.
13 Nov 2017 10:28 AM
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, a supporter of same-sex rights, welcomed the ruling, which was handed down in Melbourne.
07 Sep 2017 2:35 PM
The opposition, along with many gay rights campaigners, favour a free vote among MPs, with parliamentarians not bound by party policy.
09 Aug 2017 1:13 PM
Gay-rights advocates say enough lawmakers already back marriage equality to make same-sex marriage legal in Australia now.
08 Aug 2017 12:35 PM
The WH officials, refused to comment on the specific leaks of the conversation, which was posted by The Washington Post on its website.
04 Aug 2017 5:26 PM
The January phone call between Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was widely reported at the time.
04 Aug 2017 12:44 PM