What is the value of a murder victim's life?
Latika Bourke Former Liberal Treasurer Peter Costello has launched a passionate defence of the mining sector saying is has been "treated shabbily" in Australia and asked why the industry is not included in the national curriculum.
James Massola, Michael Koziol The Turnbull government is facing a major test of its resolve and unity, with the controversial same-sex marriage plebiscite expected to be debated by the Coalition party room on Tuesday.
Amy Remeikis Derryn Hinch has fulfilled his promise to "name names" in the Senate.
Sean Nicholls Claims greyhounds would be destroyed in response to a decision to shut the industry were used to expedite a $1.6 million state government advertising campaign
Peter Hannam Sydney may be in the midst of one of its mildest starts to any spring but clouds are gathering over inland Australia in a big way.
Heath Aston, political correspondent He bills the public up to $435 a day in "travelling allowance" while staying away from home on official business. But could the minister responsible for the dole, Christian Porter, make just over half that amount stretch across an entire week?
Lisa Visentin, Jacob Saulwick Premier Mike Baird has brushed aside swings against Liberal candidates at Saturday's local government elections, even as numerous candidates said state policies such as council mergers and the greyhound ban were factors at polling booths.
Rachel Olding A south-west Sydney student charged over a stabbing terrorist attack in Minto told police as far back as 2013 that he hated Australia because of its involvement with America in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, police documents reveal.
Eryk Bagshaw The Northern Territory will have the largest female majority cabinet in the country after its Labor government elected five women to its eight person leadership team.
Blacktown Workers finish second in national stock sport championships in Doonside