Changes in Australia's immigration and border protection policies came into force last week – and, among some, sparked outrage. What will the impact be? Sarah Whyte explains.
Adam Gartrell Tony Abbott's hand-picked human rights adviser racked up more than $77,000 in taxpayer-funded expenses in his first year on the job, spending almost $15,000 on taxis alone.
Adam Gartrell Despite criticism from within his own party, Liberal MP Warren Entsch still plans to introduce a bill legalising same-sex marriage into Parliament in August.
Adam Gartrell Six-monthly report reveals taxpayers paid nearly $2100 he claimed as expenses.
Gareth Hutchens High unemployment means wages are unlikely to grow any time soon.
Bevan Shields Prime Minister Tony Abbott's office knew Foreign Minister Julie Bishop had misled Parliament about Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis three days before the government eventually owned up to the mistake.
Judith Ireland When Rabbitohs star Thomas Burgess was growing up, his parents were close friends with a lesbian couple whom he saw so often he and his brothers called them "aunties".
Heath Aston, political correspondent The federal government will pour $300 million into new dams and other water infrastructure as part of its farm sector competitiveness package to be released on Saturday.
Matthew Knott Government MPs have publicly urged Tony Abbott to reconsider his opposition to changing media ownership laws, saying the Prime Minister should put audience interests ahead of those of media moguls.
Markus Mannheim 58 per cent vote in favour of agreement that is likely to prove less than inflation.
The Relay for Life coming up in November has already had Bombala showing its generosity
Bombala Council has made its submission to IPART, indicating its preference to remain a stand alone Rural Council.
Bibbenluke Public School currently has no students and will most likely be put into recess.
The traffic islands removed for the transport of the wind farm turbines have now been re-instated
The Grand Finals brought some tough competition and some well earned awards
We've been shivering through some beautiful scenes!