Come the 2016 Rio Olympics, Brazil may not have a sitting president. What does this mean for the Games?
Deborah Snow Scott Morrison once planned to make Malcolm Turnbull the NSW state Liberal leader
Beau Donelly More than half the men convicted of killing their partners in the past decade had a history of perpetrating family violence and in many cases exhibited "red flags" they were capable of lethal violence, according to new research.
Bianca Hall Australia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, it was revealed on Friday.
Mark Kenny If you wanted a window into the peculiar chemistry of Coalition politics, this marriage of convenience between liberal free marketeers and nostalgic agrarian socialists, this was it.
Mark Dapin Last year, when Shen Narayanasamy became the public face of the push to persuade investors to withdraw their money from immigration-detention-centre contractor Transfield Services, she was described in the press as a "Melbourne mum". But 34-year-old Narayanasamy, a founder of No Business in Abuse (NBIA) and the more recent Let Them Stay campaign, has been fighting political battles since 1998, when she helped organise a high-school walkout against Pauline Hanson.
James Massola, Peter Martin Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will scrap what he calls blank cheques for state and local government infrastructure projects and announce a ramp-up of debt to fund major projects on the condition state and local authorities can rigorously demonstrate their economic benefits.
Nicole Hasham An Iranian refugee at Nauru who set himself on fire over despair at his life on the island has died.
Rachel Browne Australia's most senior public prosecutors have rejected a suggestion that their decisions should be subject to judicial review.