Tony Abbott has decided not to release the coalition's final election policy costings until the end of next week to avoid a last- minute TV scare campaign by Labor.August 31, 2013, 2:20 am
The two most senior Treasury and Finance officials have undercut the Government's claims of a $10 billion hole in the coalition's election policies.August 30, 2013, 5:37 am
At least one bookmaker has declared the Federal election over with sportsbet.com.au paying out on a coalition victory.August 29, 2013, 8:38 am
The Opposition will go ahead with more than $10 billion in Government tax increases and spending cuts including its bank levy and a hike in cigarette tax.August 29, 2013, 2:17 am
UPDATE: The audience cast its vote and Kevin Rudd emerged the winner after a leaders’ debate with Opposition Leader Tony Abbott tonight.August 28, 2013, 8:10 pm
Focus groups have given the thumbs-down to Kevin Rudd's thumb over the shoulder and feel reassured by a newly calm and relaxed Tony Abbott.August 28, 2013, 6:14 am
"The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world."August 28, 2013, 4:53 am
Essendon have become the first club in history to be kicked out of the finals by the AFL and coach James Hird has been banned for 12 months after two days of negotiations ended last night with the Bombers found guilty of bringing the game into disrepute.August 28, 2013, 2:50 am
Bill Peach, best known as the presenter of the seminal ABC current affairs show This Day Tonight, has died aged 78.August 28, 2013, 2:43 am
Joe Hockey could face a $25 billion Budget blowout as he walks into Treasury, independent analysis suggests, putting fresh question marks over the coalition's plan to deliver big surpluses.August 28, 2013, 2:35 am
Long-term unemployed people will be offered bonuses up to $6500 if they find a job and keep it, under a coalition policy aimed at young voters to be unveiled today.August 27, 2013, 2:40 am
The major parties are hiding some of their biggest policies from voters even as some start to cast their ballots.August 27, 2013, 2:27 am
Tony Abbott has pledged to reveal some of the coalition's costings in coming days but will leave the final Budget bottom line until as late as possible before next week's election.August 27, 2013, 2:25 am
Tony Abbott dispensed with new big promises at his campaign launch yesterday, instead calling on Australians to "choose change" to restore trust and competence in Government.August 26, 2013, 2:20 am
Tony Abbott has laid out his plan for a coalition government, should it win power on September 7, at the official Liberal election campaign launch.August 25, 2013, 12:32 pm
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott put trust front and centre during the Coalition's election campaign launch in Brisbane today.August 25, 2013, 10:35 am
Paul Keating says Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard steered the country through the "valley of economic death" during the global financial crisis.August 24, 2013, 10:09 am
Australian authorities have helped seize 750 kilograms of cocaine destined for the Australian market hidden in a luxury yacht in Vanuatu.August 23, 2013, 9:28 am
Kevin Rudd will not commit to arming Syrian rebels despite advocating the measure as a backbencher this year.August 23, 2013, 6:03 am
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has promised $340 million in extra health spending, including fast-tracked GP training, but has not ruled out closing Federally funded health clinics.August 23, 2013, 6:02 am
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