Malcolm Turnbull has dismissed suggestions Australia will be indebted to US President Donald Trump if he proceeds with the refugee resettlement deal, insisting there is no quid pro quo for future military support.
Michael Gordon An Iranian refugee who attempted to seek asylum in Fiji could face criminal charges after being forcibly deported back to Papua New Guinea.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Executive pay packets at Australia's biggest private health insurers have soared at the same time as consumers have endured a succession of above-inflation annual increases in the price of health cover.
Peter Hannam Climate science at the CSIRO is bouncing back one year after executives modelled its demise, securing new revenue streams in the Pacific and China and looking to hire new staff.
Anna Patty After a co-worker taunted him as a terrorist because he was born in Afghanistan, Mohd Younas Karzi was isolated from other workers.
Matthew Knott The Turnbull government is set to put the brakes on federal money pouring into "over-funded" private schools in a new deal to take effect next year.
James Massola, Matthew Knott Tony Abbott has delivered a blunt message to the man who replaced him as prime minister.
Matthew Knott The Turnbull government is preparing for frenzied negotiations as it seeks to pass the childcare package, company tax cuts and media ownership changes.
Peter Hannam "We are all very worried here," Rahmstorf, a professor at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, says.
Adam Morton Economists are divided on whether Australia must become a low-carbon intensity economy.