It sets out the challenges Australia will face for the next 40 years, but the intergenerational report has come under scrutiny for skimming over one subject: climate change.
Judith Ireland Spending on the dole and disability support pension is on track to drop over the next 40 years, even if the government's harsh budget measures like the six-month Newstart wait for under 30s are not implemented, according to Treasury projections.
Latika Bourke It was a stunning, if not slightly angry backdrop for the solemn, sombre start to the day.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Senator David Leyonhjelm has become the first Australian politician to break with the bipartisan push for constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians, saying their identification in the nation's foundation document would represent a "perverse sort of racism".
Mark Kenny, James Massola Australia's population will live longer and be poorer over the next 40 years, with slower economic growth and a massive spike in the number of people living to 100, the latest Intergenerational Report shows.
John Garnaut and David Wroe Prime Minister Tony Abbott has risked a dispute with his most experienced official, Dennis Richardson, by undermining decades of work to build a rational and independent system for setting soldier pay.
Phillip Thomson Retired public servants are much more of a burden on the public purse now than they will be in the coming decades.
Gareth Hutchens Climate change is no longer a serious problem, apparently.
Latika Bourke The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 cannot continue at its current intensity forever, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has warned, in an address to Parliament to mark one year since the plane's disappearance.
Sarah Whyte The Nauruan government has compared the arrests of protesting asylum seekers on the island's main throughfare to arresting protesters on Sydney's busy Pitt Street.