Government figures failed to defend beleaguered minister Mal Brough who was accused of misleading the Parliament.
Latika Bourke New mothers would be allowed to breastfeed their babies on the floor of Parliament and take their infants into the chamber "when needed," under sweeping new recommendations put forward by a Parliamentary committee.
Beau Donelly A paedophile priest who forced a young girl against his erect penis and made her kiss him inside a confessional had committed no offences, according to Victoria Police at the time.
Megan Levy Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted another man in Sydney's east after meeting him on an online dating site, police say.
Liam Mannix It might have been 34 degrees in Melbourne on Tuesday, but it was snowing in the Alps.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The threat of terrorism is now so serious that the traditional debate between civil liberties and the protection of society is "redundant", Liberal MP Andrew Nikolic has said.
Julie Power The NSW Department of Education has launched an investigation into how a one-year-old boy was left at a Blue Mountains childcare centre after it was closed, forcing police to break in to rescue him.
Katie Burges When Canberra MP tried for the quintessential politician Christmas photo, his youngest son did not want to play ball.
Julia Medew A group resembling the Dallas Buyers Club is helping people source a "miracle" drug that prevents HIV while Australian authorities contemplate whether it should be approved and subsidised by taxpayers to make it more affordable.
Ava Benny-Morrison, Rachel Olding The alleged target of one of two dramatic police raids on Wednesday morning has ridiculed police and hit out at the "wasteful" operation.
A 52-year-old Bega woman has appeared in Batemans Bay Local Court charged with murder.
The region's biggest surf event has forged as an international stage and renowned competition.