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.
Fergus Hunter The five cent piece will be withdrawn from circulation or die out naturally in the near future, according to the Royal Australian Mint and Assistant Minister to the Treasurer Alex Hawke.
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.
James Massola Two resignations, one sacking, the GST off the table and a front bench reshuffle – it's been a difficult week for Malcolm Turnbull and his Coalition team.
Mark Kenny By definition, the biggest question posed by Malcolm Turnbull's emergency election-year reshuffle cannot be answered yet.
James Massola, Political Correspondent Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is expected to promote a swag of younger MPs and increase the number of women in the executive.
Mark Kenny Malcolm Turnbull has lost his third minister in as many months, but an imminent reshuffle, and a possible breakthrough on Senate voting reform may yet clear the way for an early double-dissolution election.
Peter Martin The most shocking thing in the treasury analysis delivered to Scott Morrison on January 25 isn't the finding that a cut in income tax funded by a lift in the goods and services tax would boost the economy not at all.