Former Defence Minister Kevin Andrews has infuriated his party's chief whip by requesting an absence from Parliament to attend a Washington "prayer breakfast" only then to use the time to deliver a speech to a major conservative think-tank.
Heath Aston They're the product that launched a thousand cartoons of Joe Hockey before his career as treasurer went up in smoke and came to symbolise how out of touch the Abbott government was with mainstream Australia.
Matthew Knott Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has blasted Clive Palmer's "shocking" management of Queensland Nickel, predicting the embattled MP's time as owner of the refinery is coming to an end.
Rachel Olding A series of co-ordinated bomb threats sent to school across NSW on Friday appeared to coincide with hundreds of threats sent to schools around the world.
TONY WRIGHT It's not every day a political leader publicly uses the word love, and it's even rarer that love and technology are joined in the same sentence.
Jane Lee Australia's prison population has grown about 20 per cent over the past decade, a report says.
Gareth Hutchens Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Treasurer Scott Morrison have rejected claims that Australia's triple-A credit rating is at risk, following comments from Treasury Secretary John Fraser that the country could not afford to be complacent about its financial position.
Emma Partridge Ridden's eyes well with tears as she is sentenced to a maximum of nine years and six months.
Michaela Whitbourn The NSW Police have agreed to provide the families of Lindt Cafe siege victims Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson with a summary of highly sensitive documents setting out proposed tactics on the night of the siege.
Emma Partridge A few heated words alleged escalated into a brawl outside a Newtown bookstore.