One of the architects of Australia's tax system on natural resources, Craig Emerson, has backed calls for a parliamentary inquiry into why the boom in liquefied natural gas exports is failing to deliver any meaningful contribution to the public purse.
Sarah Muller A man has been taken to hospital with leg, head and arm injuries after an incident in Campbelltown early on Sunday evening.
Anna Patty, Sarah Muller A man is being treated in intensive care after a suspected one-punch attack in Sydney's CBD.
Sarah Muller A woman has been caught on camera delivering a racist rant on an Adelaide public bus on Saturday afternoon.
Matthew Knott The Turnbull government has began intense negotiations with the Senate crossbench as it seeks to pass its double dissolution trigger bills before the end of the year.
Adam Gartrell One Nation senator Rod Culleton has penned a bizarre conspiracy-laden letter to the High Court.
A man has died after getting into trouble while snorkelling near Moruya on the NSW south coast on Sunday.
Matthew Knott Nick Xenophon has been warned he will be attacked for breaking a key election promise if his Senate team supports a new compromise on paid parental leave that would increase payments for some parents while reducing payments for those with an employer scheme.
Amy Remeikis Politicians across the world are "taking advantage of the populist vote" and using "immigration as an election tool", making maintaining section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act more important than ever, the UN special rapporteur has found.
Sarah Muller The police will allege that the five-year-old girl mistakenly attended the male public toilets at a park in Orange.