The Abbott government will commit a further $450 million to the fight against homegrown terrorism in Tuesday's budget as it warns of a dangerous new trend towards teenagers, some as young as 14, taking up the cause of violent extremism.
Mark Kenny and Gareth Hutchens Thirty multinational companies operating in Australia will face tough new tax liabilities after Treasurer Joe Hockey gave the Tax Commissioner more power to claw back potentially billions of dollars in profits shifted overseas.
Jewel Topsfield, Sarah Whyte Funding for some of the long-term Australian aid projects established in Indonesia in the wake of the Boxing Day tsunami expire this year, paving the way for budget savings.
Alana Schetzer Melbourne could be hit with floods this week as recent rainfall puts pressure on catchments at capacity.
A 67-year-old man has been charged with indecency after repeatedly asking a 14-year-old girl to get into his car while she was walking to school on Marrickville Road on Monday.
Nassim Khadem The company giving the ATO most grief is not a technology company or a mining giant.
Andrew Hornery Fellow diners were left in shock at Woolloomoolloo on Monday when they witnessed high profile businessman John Singleton lunging at his old friend and fellow millionaire Jack Cowin.
Paul Bibby The NSW Coroner's Court will investigate whether a western Sydney father received appropriate hospital care after he suffered severe internal injuries during a fight with his neighbours.
Matt Wade Government-funded parental leave will be scaled back despite advice showing the existing scheme has lifted female workforce participation and improved the health of mothers and babies.
Rachel Olding A counter-terrorism adviser says Tony Abbott's use of the phrase "death cult" is doing some of Islamic State's marketing for them.