In her strongest remarks yet on Donald Trump, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said the US President is "driving an economic nationalist agenda", indicating his policies are considered an economic threat to Australia.
Adam Gartrell, Political Correspondent Even government MPs say they are "deeply unimpressed" with the Immigration Department.
David Wroe, national security correspondent Australian combat aircraft were not involved in an airstrike against Islamic State militants that allegedly killed at least dozens of civilians in the Iraqi city of Mosul, Defence Minister Marise Payne has said.
James Massola, Tom McIlroy, Fergus Hunter A Turnbull government plan to ratify the China-Australia extradition treaty has collapsed, with mounting opposition from the Coalition backbench causing the government to withdraw the treaty from Parliament.
Daniel Flitton US Studies Centre riven by personality clashes, sudden resignations and the complaint that academic freedom has been crimped.
Megan Levy An 82-year-old farmer who was convicted of murdering a NSW environmental officer in a dispute over land clearing has died from a terminal illness while in custody in Sydney.
Peter Hannam The NSW coalition government is failing on most of its environmental policies, robbing a key climate fund to bankroll land-clearing and leaving marine regions unprotected, according to eight green groups.
Noel Towell and Doug Dingwall Minister claims government playing catch-up after years of neglect and under-spending on vital infrastructure.
Matthew Knott "This will be giving a free ticket to racism and telling the whole world we don't care about minorities".
Michaela Whitbourn Senior Tax Office officials have revealed they sought legal advice after hearing "bureaucratic whispers" George Brandis would attempt to shut the ATO out of the Bell Group litigation.
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Clinical Western storms to another championship final
Western wins by two points in a thriller with Newcastle Rebels at Carrington Park
Nominations sought from players to contest the annual Lachlan Valley District Golf Associations Championships and Pennants
You are invited to a special Harmony Day community morning tea at the Parkes TAFE Campus on Thursday.
Cambridge, Reedy Gold and Bowling Club are the Parkes cricket premiers after last weekend's grand finals
No good news from the Pennants bowling for any of our three teams this weekend.