Nauru's justice minister has dismissed concerns about the safety of asylum seekers who now are free to come and go at will from the island's detention centre, saying his country is "in some ways Nauru is safer than Australia".
Latika Bourke A 23-year-old "vulnerable and traumatised" Somali woman who was raped on Nauru is pleading with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to allow her to come to Australia to have an abortion.
Mark Kenny, Chief Political Correspondent Malcolm Turnbull has welcomed the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership sealed on Tuesday as "a gigantic foundation stone" for the economy which will deliver jobs and growth while avoiding aspects that would have seen increased costs to the taxpayer for medicines.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The commander of the United States' massive Pacific Fleet has warned that if bullying behaviour at sea of the kind shown by China is not confronted, it will spread to land and become a "friction point" there.
James Massola Momentum is building in the Coalition for industrial relations reforms that could see weekend penalty rates cut, with Liberal MPs suggesting higher rates of pay across the seven day working week as a possible trade-off.
Gareth Hutchens The Turnbull government says the Trans-Pacific Partnership will boost growth, create jobs, raise living standards, and increase productivity for Australians. We'll have to take its word for it.
Nassim Khadem The OECD-G20 plan to stop multinational tax avoidance could put companies in the middle of border disputes between revenue authorities, tax experts have warned.
Latika Bourke Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has suggested it is inevitable Sunday penalty rates will be reduced but said there would need to be widespread acceptance from workers that they would not be left worse off.
Emma Kelly Former Labor member for Eden-Monaro, Bob Whan AM, died on Sunday.
Judith Ireland Turnbull government frontbencher Concetta Fierravanti-Wells is urging Australians to see the radicalisation of young people as a social issue and not just a national security problem.