Gillian Triggs has unloaded on the Turnbull government, accusing it of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth.
Noel Towell Sacking could have serious consequences for CSIRO research effort, says Labor
Nino Bucci, Matt Maloney A final appeal against the murder conviction of Sue Neill-Fraser will go ahead in October.
James Massola Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has painted a doomsday scenario of Australia under a Bill Shorten government.
Michael Koziol, Legal affairs correspondent The Australian Electoral Commission said 54,545 new voters had joined the roll as of Tuesday night.
Stephanie Peatling The head of Australia's peak medical group says there is no evidence to suggest a Turnbull government plan to drug test welfare recipients will work.
Michael Koziol, Legal affairs correspondent Robert Nay may be facing cancer in a hospital bed but it's the same-sex plebiscite that is on his mind.
Doug Dingwall The government wants to direct $650m of its yearly IT spending to smaller companies.
James Massola Barnaby Joyce's greatest political rival is seeking to join the High Court fight over the Deputy Prime Minister's eligibility for Parliament.
Michaela Whitbourn The federal government has told the High Court it may seek security for its legal costs as Labor challenges Nationals MP David Gillespie's eligibility to sit in federal parliament.