Had she been a man, Labor's candidate for the NSW seat of Strathfield, Jodi McKay, believes her former ALP colleagues would not have tried to undermine her before the 2011 state election.
Peter Martin, James Massola The Intergenerational Report offers a glimpse into our grey-haired, female-friendly future.
Judith Ireland Michaelia Cash knows only too well that women experience a tougher brand of politics than men.
Phillip Thomson Coalition MP wants rules changed while CFMEU tries to shame more than a dozen departments.
Heath Aston Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she hopes the 10-day delay in the executions of Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran could signal a "change of mind" by Indonesia.
Gareth Hutchens Treasurer Joe Hockey has raised the prospect of allowing first home buyers to dip into their superannuation to buy a property.
Dan Harrison Health Minister Sussan Ley says Labor has "serious questions" to answer about a $15 billion deal struck with pharmacists under the Rudd Government, following an audit which identified several shortcomings in the administration of the agreement.
Dan Harrison, Vanessa Desloires In a development which will put to the test Buckingham Palace's ability to dispatch congratulatory messages to all of the centenarians in the Commonwealth, the nation's ranks of 100-year-olds will increase nine-fold over the next four decades.
Heath Aston Police in Nauru have claimed protesting refugees "used their children as shields" from being arrested and denied claims by refugee advocates of police brutality during widespread unrest on the island this week.
James Massola, Michaela Whitbourn, Richard Willingham Liberal and Labor state Attorneys-General have banded together to warn federal counterpart George Brandis that a "crisis" in legal assistance funding will hurt the most vulnerable members of the community.