Bob Katter said he'd walk backwards from Bourke if there was a homosexual in his electorate - ready to go, Bob?
Adam Morton and Peter Hannam The future of a major climate change laboratory in suburban Melbourne is in doubt after the national science agency announced it would cut hundreds of jobs and sets up a smaller global warming research centre in Tasmania.
David Wroe The commitment to a local build shores up the government's political prospects in South Australia.
Peter Hannam Ring-fencing a portion of climate scientists won't stop the brain drain from the CSIRO.
Mark Kenny Treasurer Scott Morrison's first budget will now include previously ruled-out changes to income tax to arrest bracket creep,
Anne Davies John Howard has been lauded internationally for his stand on gun control following the Port Arthur massacre. But the former PM has one regret.
Nicole Hasham, Michael Gordon PNG's top court has ordered an end to one of Australia's most controversial immigration policies.
Sean Nicholls A star witness has yet to confirm his attendance at a Senate inquiry.
David Wroe and Chris Johnson Australia will need to launch a diplomatic effort to repair damaged relations with Japan after it was overlooked in favour of France for the $50 billion submarine contract, defence experts say.
Rachel Olding The government has fundamentally misunderstood deradicalisation and is taking an approach that has no evidence-based success, according to a key adviser.