Balls arrives in Australia on Wednesday for talks with former Treasurer Wayne Swan.
Farrah Tomazin The proposed new laws are designed to thwart human trafficking, debt bondage and forced labour.
Noel Towell Union lashes "crazy" plan to outsource Commonwealth prosecutors.
Anna Patty You may have wanted to be an astronaut or fireman when you grew up, but most children today have their sights set on business management and professional jobs.
Lucy Battersby Pauline Hanson's One Nation party has given the government's media reforms "conditional support" in exchange for a $12 million boost to community radio funding and changes to the ABC.
Peter Martin, Matt O'Sullivan A final decision on the route for the Sydney Metro West rail link is shaping up to be a contest between a 15 minute rapid express service and a 25-minute service that would open 12 new stations.
James Massola, Amy Remeikis, Adam Gartrell The Turnbull government could unilaterally refer four Labor MPs facing questions over dual citizenship to the High Court.
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Stephanie Peatling The opposition and minor parties continue to push for Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce to stand aside.
Matthew Knott Fairfax Media understands the One Nation deal has angered ABC management.