Treasurer Scott Morrison has praised as "innovative" a proposal that could see workers rewarded with tax credits in exchange for a reduction in penalty rates.
Bianca Hall Two Australian lawyers, barred from entering Papua New Guinea after preparing to represent authorities in a corruption case against PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, will learn their fate on Thursday.
Jewel Topsfield Agriculture minister does a deal with an Indonesian minister famous for her policy of blowing up illegal fishing boats.
Mark Kenny, Chief Political Correspondent Bill Shorten is poised to unveil an ambitious plan aimed at turbo-charging jobs and growth via a $10 billion financing facility for new public works and up-front commitments to get blocked major projects moving.
James Massola, Mark Hawthorne Victorian Liberal president Michael Kroger has credited Malcolm Turnbull with a dramatic turnaround in the party's fortunes, telling an exclusive party fundraiser the switch of leader meant just one federal seat - rather than six under Tony Abbott - was now at risk.
Judith Ireland Australia is often praised for its quality of life, but a new report has singled out the lucky country as one of the best places to die in the world.
Nicole Hasham The Australian government asked Nauru to establish a detention camp, organised a perimeter fence to keep people inside and effectively controls the detention of asylum seekers at Nauru, the High Court heard on Wednesday.
Matthew Knott Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told Christopher Pyne to release his "inner revolutionary" as Industry Minister and not to worry about the cost of big new ideas to make Australia's economy more innovative.
Nassim Khadem Uber and Airbnb have revealed in submissions to a federal inquiry that they route profit through companies in the Netherlands and Ireland, where taxes are lower.
Heath Aston, political correspondent The Australian Tax Office will open negotiations with 80 multinational companies to encourage them to "restructure" in order to pay more tax on profits generated in Australia.