The shine has come off the Turnbull government, with its share of the vote now below that achieved by Tony Abbott in 2013.
David Wroe, Philip Wen Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to issue a "please explain" to Beijing over its island-building program in the South China Sea, amid fears of militarisation.
Fergus Hunter Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reignited criticism of his government's same-sex marriage policy after posting on social media to celebrate Valentine's Day.
Richard WIllingham, State Political Correspondent The next Liberal member for Goldstein must be ministerial material but must also be free to take a call from local members, preselectors say.
Fergus Hunter The five cent piece will be withdrawn from circulation or die out naturally in the near future, according to the Royal Australian Mint and Assistant Minister to the Treasurer Alex Hawke.
Fergus Hunter Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen has dismissed criticism of Labor's negative gearing policy, insisting the major economic reform would not worsen housing affordability or unfairly hit middle-class investors.
Matthew Raggatt The National Party's federal treasurer has warned he will push to run a candidate in Hume if sitting Liberal MP Angus Taylor is defeated in a looming preselection battle.
James Massola Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has dramatically re-shaped his frontbench and put his government on an election footing, promoting three new faces to cabinet including another woman.
James Massola Tax cuts funded by simpler tax returns could put more money back in the pockets of millions of Australians under a plan being closely considered by the Turnbull government.
James Massola Some surprise faces make their way into ministry positions.
Jordana Wardrop's off to Adelaide
The Wingham Chronicle's weekly gallery of people out and about in Wingham.
Many landholders in the Manning Valley are well aware of the problems with the invasive, introduced weed Giant ...
GREATER Taree City Council's rangers have taken a proactive approach to managing overgrown properties throughout the region.
MEMBER for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead visited Wingham Fire Station to get a briefing on the new alterations