Any move by the Coalition to narrow the definition of what constitutes an "environmental organisation" – and strip them of their charitable status as a result - would represent an "attack on Australian democracy", legal experts have warned.
David Wroe The dramatic fall of the Iraqi city of Ramadi to the Islamic State terror group is unlikely to prompt a rethink of the strategy being pursued by Australia and its allies, Fairfax Media understands.
Nassim Khadem BHP Billiton has for the first time given the public a detailed look at billions of dollars worth of deals it has with "related parties" in low-tax or no-tax jurisdictions such as Singapore and Guernsey.
Matthew Knott Lateline host Emma Alberici - one of the ABC presenters Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull said could adopt a "less aggressive" interviewing style - says female interviewers are regularly attacked for asking tough questions while their male colleagues are not.
Kate Aubusson The Papua New Guinean government has banned Australians from travelling to Bougainville.
James Massola With the latest Fairfax-Ipsos poll showing his numbers on the rise, does Prime Minister Tony Abbott still have a women problem?
Rachel Browne Sending troops to war was the toughest decision John Howard made during his lengthy time in leadership, the former prime minister has revealed.
Daniel Flitton Sri Lanka has nominated a new chief envoy to Australia - a former cricket administrator, businessman and member of country's Tamil minority.
Matthew Knott ABC presenter Leigh Sales has defended her budget night interview with Treasurer Joe Hockey after Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull said a "less aggressive" style of interviewing would be more effective.
Konrad Marshall Dr Rodney Syme said hosts of a prestigious national medical event demonstrated "amazing cowardice" by retracting his invitation to speak.