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Morrison defends secret ministry roles

Former prime minister Scott Morrison is resisting calls to quit parliament following revelations he secretly appointed himself to five ministerial portfolios.

'Long journey' for NSW flood recovery

A new disaster prevention authority, rescue training for residents in flood-prone areas and a back office merger of emergency services will form part of the NSW government's response to this...

Qld set for truth inquiry in treaty plan

Indigenous stories of colonisation will be heard and documented to "free people up from the shame of the past" as part of Queensland's path to a treaty.

NRL still in talks on grand final venue

The NRL will wait until later in the week to make a call on which stadium will host the grand final as talks continue with the Queensland government about a...

Morrison betrayed Australia: ex-minister

Scott Morrison should quit parliament after he "betrayed" the Australian people following revelations he secretly swore himself into several ministerial portfolios, former home affairs minister Karen Andrews has declared.