''I've never heard of him. I've never seen his work. End of story.''
The construction workers union directed all staff and officials to clean out their emails despite being issued with an order to produce electronic documents to the royal commission into union corruption.
The Abbott government has finally delivered on a key election promise and repealed the mining tax after striking a compromise with the Palmer United Party, but at a $6.5 billion hit over four years to the budget bottom line.
The Irish government has defended its low corporate tax rate that has seen multinational tech companies shift billions of Australian profits offshore.
NSW Ambulance has apologised to a mother and father who were forced to drive their sick two-month-old baby to a Sydney hospital when there were no ambulances available.
An air strike by US military forces struck an area where leaders of Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked militants were meeting, intelligence sources said on Tuesday, but it was unclear whether any insurgent commanders were killed.
Brad Hazzard said that over the past 20 years ''people have felt more and more that they wonder if the court system reflects what they want it to do''.
Senior Liberal MP says public servants lack creativity, but former top mandarin says ministers are the enemy of innovation.
Few Australians are organising advanced directives to ensure they do not receive unwanted medical care, a ground-breaking survey has found.
Workplace Relations Minister Eric Abetz says voters no longer believe the Coalition will bring back WorkChoices because the government has "neutralised" Labor and the unions' political attack over workplace laws.