Tasmanian police will investigate Tony Abbott's claim that he was headbutted by a same-sex marriage supporter in Hobart on Thursday after the former prime minister lodged a formal complaint.
James Massola, Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker Attorney General George Brandis is planning a once in a generation shake-up of the legal framework governing who can lawfully influence Australian politicians, amid fears of clandestine Chinese Communist Party influence over politics in this country.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter A live microphone has caught a male Coalition MP dismissing question about female representation in Parliament as "f---ed".
Lisa Visentin Labor's Darcy Byrne has become the first mayor of the new Inner West council, narrowly seizing victory in a power-sharing deal with the Liberals designed to block the Greens from power
Anna Patty Workplace Editor A Christian teenager who was sacked for saying on Facebook she would vote "no" for same-sex marriage is entitled to make a legal claim under discrimination law, legal experts say.
Felicity Caldwell Queensland One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts faces an uncertain political future over his citizenship after appearing before the High Court.
Andrew Taylor Tony Abbott says he has suffered minor injuries after being headbutted in a Hobart street.
Peter Martin Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe has handed over the baton of economic management, declaring there's not much more low interest rates can do to boost the economy.
Stephanie Peatling Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has met with Ivanka Trump and hopes to work with the daughter of, and senior adviser to, US President Donald Trump on regional programs to promote women's rights and to end modern slavery.
Julie Power Syrian refugee Alaa (Alan) Alnseer, 23, has pulled the injured out of bombed buildings in war-torn Damascus, but after his first experience of rough surf he wants to stop drownings on NSW's most dangerous patrolled beach.
Have your say on a possible mandatory horse identification scheme.
Grants of up to $20,000 are available for new or second time events in rural and regional NSW.
A Tanja couple has painted the rainbow colours on the front of their home to get the conversation ...
Fire authorities brace for 'elevated' risk across the east.
Ian Cargill and Phillip Alcorn speak for thousands of Aussie farmers worried by the dry season.
New species of spider named after the Sapphire Coast.