LABOR'S $6 billion carbon tax reduced Australia's greenhouse gas emissions by less than 0.1 per cent.
ELECTORAL commissioner Ed Killesteyn is under pressure to quit after an inquiry found serious flaws in the West Australian Senate election count.
WEST Australian Premier Colin Barnett has reshuffled the state cabinet in the wake of Brendon Grylls' resignation.
A BIRRGURRA farm is the first to have its powerlines buried under a $750 million plan to reduce fire risks.
LANDCARE advocates are confident sustainable agriculture programs are not under threat.
TASMANIA'S forest industry is urging the Coalition to reconsider plans to remove the World Heritage listing of key tracts of forest.
A THREE-year alpine grazing trial in the Wonnangatta Valley will be assessed under federal laws by Environment Minister Greg Hunt.
GREG Combet will help the Federal Government negotiate SPC Ardmona's rescue package.
THE Victoria Government will launch a new wild dog control action plan control in Omeo today.
SOUTH Australia, WA and the Northern Territory have signed up to the Federal Government's Farm Finance package.
ANDREW Broad has implored governments to develop a "proactive'' drought policy and "prepare for the seasons ahead''.
AGRICULTURE Minister Barnaby Joyce has backed the "national interest" argument against a $3.4 billion foreign takeover of GrainCorp.
INDEPENDENT MP Cathy McGowan will offer her own apology to Australia's stolen generation as part of a string of promises made to constituents.
BILLIONAIRE Clive Palmer used his maiden speech to claim the content of a person's character was more important than their wealth.
ALL dishonesty charges against Victorian balance of power MP Geoff Shaw have been dropped.
THE Federal Government has made a dramatic backflip over regional funding.
AUSTRALIANS want farms run by families, Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says.
FEDERAL Environment Minister Greg Hunt says there is no reason for the Senate not to pass legislation to scrap the carbon tax before Christmas.
AGRICULTURE Minister Barnaby Joyce says the decision to block the takeover of GrainCorp will not damage trade relations with the US.
FORMER Speaker Peter Slipper has asked an ACT court to throw out charges that he misused Cabcharge vouchers.
RANK and file party members and unions will have a say in choosing Queensland Labor's parliamentary leader.
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott says Australia remains open for business despite the government's decision to block the GrainCorp takeover.
TWO Victorian opposition MPs have been suspended from parliament for the rest of the year.
THE Victorian Government is asking permission to run a three-year alpine grazing trial in the Wonnangatta Valley.
A FORMER Labor Minister has been appointed state director of the Tasmanian Nationals.
SUPPORT for the Coalition and Prime Minister Tony Abbott has dropped in the latest Newspoll.
UPDATE: THE Victorian opposition says Speaker Ken Smith's position is untenable.
QUEENSLAND MP Bob Katter's fledgling South Australian party has failed to convert sitting independents to run for it at the state election.
FORMER federal MP Craig Thomson will face more charges as prosecutors attempt to clarify his alleged misuse of union credit cards.
BOB Katter has warned political rivals his party will be throwing every resource at the potential re-run senate election in Western Australia.
FORMER Victorian government minister John Pandazopoulos has emerged as the third Labor MP to announce he will quit this week.
A NEW poll shows the majority of voters back the repeal of Labor's carbon tax.
UPDATE: ANOTHER two Victorian Labor MPs have announced they will not contest the November 2014 state election.
LAWYERS for rebel MP Geoff Shaw are still trying to resolve a string of fraud charges that were reinstated last week.
FEDERAL agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce has deferred a trip to Indonesia after a phone tapping scandal.