Scott Morrison's conduct should now be the subject of the inquiry he has commissioned into the chaos and carnage that unfolded on Manus Island last week.
All NSW police on the beat will undergo training in mental health intervention as the latest figures show a rise of 15 per cent in the number of police incidents involving mentally ill people last year.
Tony Abbott has defended Immigration Minister Scott Morrison against calls for him to be sacked, saying the Australian people would not want a ''wimp'' defending their borders.
The chief of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, says the Sydney meeting of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors was marked by an ''excellent spirit'' of global co-operation.
Researchers found almost 60 per cent of remedies' ingredients did not match those listed on the pack.
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The Abbott government wants to send some asylum seekers from Australian to Cambodia at a time the country's strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen is overseeing a brutal crackdown on dissent in one south-east Asia's poorest nations.
Childcare workers upgrading their qualifications would have their tuition fees covered under an apprenticeship scheme.
The world's top financial officials have ramped up co-operation to combat offshore tax evasion after the G20 meeting in Sydney signed off on a global standard for the worldwide automatic exchange of tax information.
A study into the well-being of nurses has found many are suffering from musculoskeletal conditions, obesity and mental health problems.
A snapshot of what made news across the south east this week