Musician Jon Stevens is being investigated by police after his four-wheel-drive hit a pedestrian while he was driving on Monday afternoon.
Julia Medew A comprehensive health check for children aged three to five has been scrapped by the federal government to save about $144 million over four years, angering GPs and speech pathologists.
Anna Patty Employers and unions would face fines of up to $17 million for paying or receiving bribes and police would be given new "move on" powers to prohibit an unlawful union picket or boycott at a building site.
Kate McClymont Embattled Liberal Mayor of Hurstville, Con Hindi, is facing pressure to stand aside following revelations that the mayor failed to heed his own council's repeated directives to remediate his asbestos-riddled development site.
Peter Martin The PM’s position on East West Link funds amounts to yet another broken promise.
Latika Bourke Treasurer Joe Hockey has suggested the wives of senior government ministers may have kept their husbands in the dark about whether or not they "double-dipped" with their paid parental leave entitlements.
James Massola Prime Minister Tony Abbott may have seen a big jump in support in Monday's Fairfax Ipsos poll, but a Liberal MP says Social Services Minister Scott Morrison is the man the opposition should fear.
Heath Aston 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.