Labor faces 'a litmus test' of its support of renewable energy after it emerged that a Shorten government would book $1 billion of the savings cut from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency by the Coalition.
Steve Lillebuen In a race to beat a train, Craig Appleby was thrilled to reclaim the title - even though his competition turned up late to the start and finish line.
Peter Martin If Scott Morrison thinks that by offering tax cuts to Australians earning more than $80,000 he is helping average workers, he doesn't know much about what an average worker earns.
Nicole Hasham A close friend of a refugee who died after setting himself alight at Nauru has slammed the delay in specialist medical treatment, claiming the Turnbull Government is responsible for the man's death.
Josh Gordon, State Political Editor Barnaby Joyce is facing a political backlash in his rural seat of New England from horse owners, breeders and stud farmers crippled by one of the worst quarantine failures in recent history.
James Massola, Nicole Hasham, Josh Gordon Education funding is shaping up as a key election issue, with Treasurer Scott Morrison says the federal government's promise of an extra $1.2 billion for schools is "real money" that will be paid for by savings in other areas.
Andrew Taylor Senior arts industry figures fear that Tuesday's federal budget may bring even worse news for a sector in desperate need of support.
Rania Spooner It looks like a tiny chicken-wire cage and it's saving lives and improving quality of life for hundreds of stroke patients in Australia.
Steve Lillebuen The Somerville sports stadium on the Mornington Peninsula has been burned to the ground in a suspicious fire.
Julie Power Five of Australia's most booked male conference speakers will boycott panels that don't include women, criticising organisers for taking the lazy way out by opting for "dude fests".