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Eryk Bagshaw NSW and Victoria risk falling behind a soaring tourism market, new government figures show, after the east coast states experienced only a quarter of the growth in tourism numbers of the Northern Territory and half that of WA.
Doug Dingwall The government has scrapped measures to let the Veterans' Affairs Department release client information after veterans voiced fears the move would open them to harassment and silence criticism.
Michael Koziol, political reporter Australia's Minister for International Development has fired a warning shot to the region.
Anna Patty Workplace Editor Retailers are asking for the minimum wage to be increased by less than the inflation rate a month after winning a reduction in Sunday penalty rates.
Helen Womack The Russian presidential election season has started with cries of frustration from the younger generation and the prospect of a harsh crackdown by the Kremlin.
Adam Gartrell, Political Correspondent Politicians will face stricter tests before they can charge taxpayers for travel expenses under a new tranche of Turnbull government changes in legislation to be introduced next week.
Mark Kenny, National Affairs Editor The government says it supports an extradition treaty with Beijing because it will ensure Chinese criminals are sent back to China, where they belong. And it maintains that righteous enthusiasm right up until suddenly, it's gone.And so, another column in the facade of orderly, government, topples to populist whimsy.Cory Bernardi's power as a rookie independent, just got a pretty big kick-along. The government's prestige, not so much.
Esther Han The Berejiklian government has been accused of being "reckless in the extreme" by making a "last-minute" decision in relation to its land titles registry privatisation that Labor claims could potentially cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.
Follow our updates as Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie heads inland after crossing the north Queensland coast.