Self-described "survival artist" Ronny Ng is Sydney's pre-eminent expert on the city's best public seats and benches. After sleeping rough on Sydney's streets for 17 years, he rates the city's new modern furniture as close to perfect.
Judith Ireland Social Services Minister Scott Morrison said the government would extend the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness with the states until 2017, maintaining the same level of federal funding as for 2014-2015.
James Massola In opposition, Tony Abbott was accused of adopting a small-target strategy. But the current opposition leader, Bill Shorten, has made himself an even smaller target,
Tom McIlroy, Markus Mannheim The Finance Department says it created 980 pages of documents explaining why refurbishment works at The Lodge were delayed by a year.
Markus Mannheim Govt invites controversial researcher to address diplomats and aid staff - raising ire of activists.
David Wroe In Port Vila, the clean-up has begun. Two-thirds of the city has power and the supermarkets are open, but fresh food is scarce.
David Wroe Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has vowed Australia will remain in Vanuatu for "as long as it takes" to help the country recover from a devastating cyclone, as she confirmed that all Australians are now accounted for.
Noel Towell Public servants at the PM's own department do not trust their bosses with their superannuation savings.
Heath Aston A push by the Abbott Government to significantly expand the national workers' compensation scheme will damage state and territory compensation schemes and force higher premiums on small and medium-sized businesses, an academic has claimed.
Su-Lin Tan Melbourne man, Khamis Gewargis Khamis, who has been fighting against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq has returned to Australia but has yet to be arrested by police.