Even government MPs say they are "deeply unimpressed" with the Immigration Department.
Noel Towell and Doug Dingwall Minister claims government playing catch-up after years of neglect and under-spending on vital infrastructure.
James Massola, Tom McIlroy, Fergus Hunter A Turnbull government plan to ratify the China-Australia extradition treaty has collapsed, with mounting opposition from the Coalition backbench causing the government to withdraw the treaty from Parliament.
Matthew Knott "This will be giving a free ticket to racism and telling the whole world we don't care about minorities".
Michaela Whitbourn Senior Tax Office officials have revealed they sought legal advice after hearing "bureaucratic whispers" George Brandis would attempt to shut the ATO out of the Bell Group litigation.
James Massola, Amy Remeikis Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Justice Minister Michael Keenan have moved to quell a backbench revolt over a China-Australia extradition treaty.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Two Australian children face being separated from their parents after the Turnbull government made final moves to deport the couple.
James Massola, chief political correspondent The federal government could secure three crucial votes from the Nick Xenophon Team for its company tax cut plan, but only if it adopts a politically contentious emissions intensity scheme for the electricity sector.
Latika Bourke The Greens MP Adam Bandt has linked the fatal Cyclone Debbie raging across northern Queensland to a proposed new coal-fired power plant saying more people will suffer.
Nassim Khadem Tax fights involving Amazon and Chevron will have major implications for other companies in long-running disputes.
ANTY group members says there's "hope" for Guyra after Ku-ring-gai wins reprieve.
Ben Lomond and Black Mountain Public Schools join forced in harmony.
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