The federal government has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to a nine-year-old girl who was detained on Christmas Island.
Mark Kenny, National Affairs Editor Foreign-owned gas companies have legally avoided paying significant tax on billions in earnings from their Australian operations because of loopholes, a study has found.
Cameron Atfield An electorate officer for federal LNP MP Stuart Robert has contradicted her boss in a hearing into whether disclosure law was broken during local government elections in Queensland in 2016.
Tom McIlroy Republican Senator expected to meet PM in Australia within weeks.
Tony Wright Poor Girt. The most cutting - and possibly most accurate - comment that's been made about the old thing is that Australia is in danger of falling off to sleep while singing the words, which barely anyone knows anyway. That was the judgment of a former National Party senator from Queensland, Sandy MacDonald, who found himself bored and embarrassed as he listened to a military band struggling to give life to old Girt on the shores of Gallipoli on Anzac Day, 2001.
Rania Spooner The hope is this technology will one day be used to aid development of severely premature babies.
Chloe Booker New research indicates emotional eating might be a result of parenting.
Michael Bachelard, Nick McKenzie Australian Olympic chief John Coates urged a female staff member to "get out in the real world," because he was not running a "sheltered workshop," internal emails from the embattled organisation have revealed.
Tom McIlroy Independent MP says Turnbull government is disrespecting public servants.
Latika Bourke, Fergus Hunter Cory Bernardi's breakaway conservative party will join forces with Family First but the incoming Senator for the soon-to-be-defunct party will not join the Liberal defector, depriving the Senator of a two-person voting bloc.
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