Prime Minister Tony Abbott's office knew Foreign Minister Julie Bishop had misled Parliament about Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis three days before the government eventually owned up to the mistake.
Judith Ireland When Rabbitohs star Thomas Burgess was growing up, his parents were close friends with a lesbian couple whom he saw so often he and his brothers called them "aunties".
Heath Aston, political correspondent The federal government will pour $300 million into new dams and other water infrastructure as part of its farm sector competitiveness package to be released on Saturday.
Matthew Knott Government MPs have publicly urged Tony Abbott to reconsider his opposition to changing media ownership laws, saying the Prime Minister should put audience interests ahead of those of media moguls.
Markus Mannheim 58 per cent vote in favour of agreement that is likely to prove less than inflation.
Clare Colley Jesuit priest Father Frank Brennan knows it's hard to convince Australians to change, but he believes there's a way forward to achieve constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians.
Matthew Knott, Stephen Cauchi, Sam Hall The Australian dollar flirted with six-year lows on Friday as booming car sales and worse-than-expected retail figures offered a mixed message for the strength of the Australian economy.
Fergus Hunter Question time: How much attention did you pay to the week in politics?
Michael Gordon Noel Pearson has turned on the advocate of the "modest" Indigenous recognition in the constitution, accusing Jesuit priest and law professor Frank Brennan of setting himself up "as some kind of final arbiter of what is good for the natives"
Matthew Knott ABC producers tried to contact two people familiar with former terror suspect Zaky Mallah before allowing him to ask a question live on air because of concerns about his suitability, an Abbott government review has found.
Gaurav Dutt bought undeveloped land on Melbourne Road, Riverstone, months ago in the hope of someday building his ...
More than 400 students put pen to paper to create a thought-provoking 300-word short story for The Footpath ...
Artist Danielle Rawnsley-Galistan is opening the doors to her new art studio to disadvantaged young people.