Matthew Graham – known online to his paedophile disciples as "Lux" – felt his status grow with each move he made to boost his horrific internet empire.
Timna Jacks Palmer United Party leader Clive Palmer has denied any wrongdoing over large political donations made to his party from his beleaguered business, arguing it was in the interest of the company to support a party that would abolish the carbon tax.
David Wroe French submarine bidder DCNS will on Thursday fire the latest salvo in the hotly contested bid to build Australia's new fleet, saying the project will play a key role in the "innovation" future that Malcolm Turnbull is eager to promote.
Matthew Knott, Michael Bachelard The federal government would take over TAFE funding from the states under a radical plan to be presented to the states and territories at a high-level meeting in March.
Timna Jacks and Richard Willingham Labor candidate Peter Khalil has had a landslide win in the Labor preselection for the prestigious federal Melbourne seat of Wills, dismissing commentary that his win was the product of a factional deal and proclaiming the triumph was a "genuine choice".
George Williams All this means that Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers by way of offshore processing will now raise few legal questions. Instead, it will be governed by the politics of the day.
Mark Kenny Fewer than a quarter of Australian voters share the Coalition government's view that unions are more corrupt than other organisations, such as government bodies, political parties, and business, according to polling conducted by Essential Media.
David Wroe Independent Senator Jacqui Lambie has made a dramatic call for former Army chief David Morrison to step down as Australian of the Year, claiming he has helped cover up abuse in the military.
Andrew Taylor The Sydney Theatre Company has been accused of failing to provide a safe workplace after physical attacks on staff by audience members.
Michaela Whitbourn The Supreme Court will hear Salim Mehajer's challenge to a decision suspending him from Auburn Council at an urgent hearing on Friday.
A man found dead in waters off Kiama has not been reported missing, police say.