Nasir* waited almost five years for the chance to state his case. Then he had just a single day to nail it.
Adam Morton So much for axing the tax: a growing crisis in the electricity market has led to wholesale power prices more than doubling in a year, and rising to at least twice what they were under the controversial Labor-Greens carbon price.
Adam Morton Australia's original climate change-focused think-tank and lobby group will shut after it failed to replace the multi-million-dollar bequest it relied on.
David Wroe, national security correspondent The RSL's acting national president has admitted the embattled NSW leadership stalled its own investigation into the financial scandals engulfing the state branch of the league.
Michaela Whitbourn In his first post-retirement role, former High Court chief justice Robert French will tackle one of the legal system's most intractable problems.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter "Only Australians should have the power to influence Australian politics and elections," said Liberal senator Linda Reynolds.
Michael Koziol Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has led a series of tributes from federal government ministers after the death of controversial News Corp cartoonist Bill Leak on Friday.
Michael Gorey An ACT Legislative Assembly committee inquiry will look at increasing the employment of people with a disability.
David Wroe Chinese warships have carried out naval drills in Australia's maritime backyard for the third time in three years in a move that experts say strengthens the case for greater co-operation with Indonesia.
James Massola The Coalition government is considering the creation of a new affordable housing finance corporation to kick-start tens of millions of dollars in investment in community housing, in one of several major initiatives being examined for the federal budget.