As residents and businesses clean up from the ravages of Cyclone Debbie, a second round of damage is hitting. Now insurers' shareholders and policyholders are feeling Debbie's blast.
James Massola, chief political correspondent Treasurer Scott Morrison has hit back at suggestions the government should tighten tax breaks for investors to improve housing affordability in Australia, arguing increased supply is the best way to manage the problem.
Michael Koziol The people of Talbingo (population 390+1, according to the sign) have seen a lot of politics lately. A few weeks ago they hosted the Prime Minister. Now they've got the prime minister in exile.
Tony Wright In her years as Governor-General, Quentin Bryce wrote 50 letters a week to Australians from all ranks of life.
Judith Ireland 'I tell you what, if you go down the pub and you talk to small business people, they're not talking about econometric models. What they're talking about is how they're going to grow their businesses,' said Scott Morrison.
Matthew Knott, Henrietta Cook, Alexandra Smith Acrimony over the future of school funding has deepened, with federal and state education ministers to meet later this week.
Anna Patty Hone your computer skills: Finance and IT professionals can expect the highest salary increases this year as wages across the board stagnate.
Adam Morton Extreme heat is a test. It tests people and the systems they rely on, not least the electricity system. So in a post-Hazelwood world, how will the national electricity grid cope during hot days as we seek comfort by cranking up our cooling systems?
James Massola, Eryk Bagshaw The Turnbull government's $24 billion company tax cut will boost the economy by less than 0.2 per cent when fully implemented, according to a preliminary analysis by the Grattan Institute.
Tom McIlroy Controversial anti-Islam activist and former Dutch politician Ayaan Hirsi Ali says authorities need to more effectively "assimilate" Muslim immigrants already settled in Australia.