Prime Minister Tony Abbott was told the government had misled Parliament about Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis days before the government owned up to the mistake, daming new documents show.
Michael Gordon Prime Minister Tony Abbott has chosen not to put limits on the scope of constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians, ahead of a consultation process that could see a referendum on the issue in 2017.
Amy Corderoy The Presbyterian Church in NSW is considering refusing to participate in marriage laws if gay marriage is allowed to go ahead.
Matthew Knott, James Massola Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull is under intense pressure to cancel a scheduled appearance on Q&A, with deputy Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce warning of chaos if cabinet ministers disobey Prime Minister Tony Abbott's directive to boycott the ABC program.
James Massola, Political Correspondent A whopping three-quarters of voters support a controversial Abbott government proposal to strip the citizenship of sole Australian nationals who take part in terrorist activities.
Richard Willingham, State Political Correspondent The elevation of Richard Di Natale to Greens leader and voter dissatisfaction with the major parties has seen the Greens primary vote surge, according to the latest Fairfax/Ipsos poll.
Peter Hannam Emissions from Australia's main power sector are rising at an increasing rate one year after the end of the carbon price, with plants in Victoria fired by brown coal the biggest contributors, according to an energy consultancy.
Matthew Knott, James Massola Deputy Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce has warned of chaos if frontbenchers disobey Prime Minister Tony Abbott's wishes for his frontbench not to appear on Q&A, in comments that will intensify pressure on Malcolm Turnbull to explain whether he will join a boycott.
Nicole Hasham Top Australian researchers have offered to educate Liberal Party sceptics on the evidence of climate change, saying a push for parliament to re-examine the science is unnecessary and ignoring expert consensus may "imperil" the nation.
Matthew Knott The ABC could go three months without an Abbott government frontbencher appearing on Q&A, after Prime Minister Tony Abbott instituted a boycott of the program.