The wife of Senator Glenn Lazarus says her husband left the Palmer United Party because they disagreed with "bullying behaviour" but party leader Clive Palmer has denied bullying anyone.
Tony Wright It is close to the time, surely when the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will launch an investigation into the Palmer United Party on the grounds of misleading labelling.
Allison Worrall An alleged illegal puppy farm in rural Victoria has been raided after the RSPCA uncovered squalid conditions on the property.
Gabriel Wingate-Pearse A 25-year-old man has pleaded guilty to killing all but two of a litter of 11 puppies by bashing them over the head with a rock in a horrific act of animal cruelty in the NSW Hunter region.
Nicole Hasham NSW MPs are spending as little as 60 seconds meeting to assess the human rights implications of proposed laws such as police powers and limits to Aboriginal land claims, prompting criticism that Parliament's oversight regime is an "embarrassing" rubber stamp.
Melanie Kembrey NSW Premier Mike Baird says Parramatta is set to be come the "infrastructure capital of the world", with the future of the state heavily tied to plans for the western Sydney city.
Yolanda Redrup An unused Flinders Street Station train line has been given a new lease of life as Melbourne's longest bar.
Esther Han Many Australian broadband customers should be searching for a more bank account-friendly deal, new research shows.
Customers and businesses are being told to guard themselves against fraudsters asking for financial details.
Phillip Thomson Labor senator Joe Ludwig has hit back at Public Service Commissioner John Lloyd's comments about freedom of information laws being harmful.