The Deputy Premier's resignation caps a horror year for the government but presents an unexpected opportunity.
Mario Christodoulou Amnesty International and Wesley Mission have been dragged into the wages scandal around charity fundraising after a marketing company used by the charities was caught out paying collectors well below the minimum wage.
Fergus Hunter Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has stressed that the United States resettlement deal is a "one-off" and will only apply to refugees currently held in the Manus Island and Nauru detention centres, including those temporarily in Australia for medical care.
Fergus Hunter The ABC and "élite media" are to blame for distracting people from the government's focus on economic growth, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said, at pains to emphasise that he is in touch with the concerns of real people.
Nick Ralston Sydney crime figure Pasquale Timothy Barbaro met his inevitable demise when he became the latest victim in a spate of underworld killings.
Mark Kenny Bill Shorten will announce a new emphasis on local employment on Tuesday, as Labor moves to protect Australian jobseekers from being replaced by overseas workers brought in by employers under skilled migration visas designed to fill holes in the labour supply.
Josh Gordon The seeds of disquiet that helped deliver Donald Trump his shock victory in the United States are growing in Australia, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has warned.
Julie Power, Megan Levy The body of a man has been found at a construction site at Homebush in Sydney's west, police say.
Peter Martin South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has committed his state to a referendum on whether to host Australia's first nuclear waste dump, saying he will push ahead despite lukewarm public support.
Matt O'Sullivan Sydney's lord mayor says the light rail project is failing to live up to what was promised.
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