For Merilyn Swan, it was a great day. For six years, she has been seeking help for her parents Robyn and Merv Blanch, who invested $260,000 in 2007.
Chloe Booker No one was falling asleep during this week's Q&A.
James Massola, Richard Willingham A new "super-faction" that unites most of the Victorian Labor Right has been formed, boosting opposition leader Bill Shorten's factional clout.
James Massola Former Liberal senator Brett Mason has been named as Australia's next ambassador to the Netherlands, just six days after resigning from the Senate.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Prime Minister Tony Abbott is under fire from groups representing military pensioners and war widows who say the government's proposed changes to veterans' payments threaten the quality of life and dignity in retirement of nearly 300,000 people who sacrificed for Australia.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has indicated that a "bilateral" deal in which Vietnam is believed to have accepted the return of 50 asylum seekers intercepted by the Australian Navy last week includes the government not talking about the swap.
Gareth Hutchens Treasurer Joe Hockey has re-ignited debate with Labor about its plan to close tax loopholes that allow multinational corporations to shift billions in profits overseas, calling on Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen to release the assumptions underpinning his work.
Heath Aston, political correspondent The government is blocking the release of documents that would reveal what Veterans Affairs Minister Michael Ronaldson knows about how proposed changes to pensions would affect 300,000 military veterans and their spouses.
Matthew Knott SBS will have to immediately axe local programs and lay off staff unless Parliament passes legislation allowing it to double the amount of advertising it can air in prime time, the multicultural broadcaster has warned.
Dan Harrison Patient groups are calling for changes to fast track the approval and subsidy of cancer medicines, saying cancer sufferers haven't got time to wait for duplicate testing.