Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she hopes the 10-day delay in the executions of Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran could signal a "change of mind" by Indonesia.
Gareth Hutchens Treasurer Joe Hockey has raised the prospect of allowing first home buyers to dip into their superannuation to buy a property.
Dan Harrison Health Minister Sussan Ley says Labor has "serious questions" to answer about a $15 billion deal struck with pharmacists under the Rudd Government, following an audit which identified several shortcomings in the administration of the agreement.
Dan Harrison, Vanessa Desloires In a development which will put to the test Buckingham Palace's ability to dispatch congratulatory messages to all of the centenarians in the Commonwealth, the nation's ranks of 100-year-olds will increase nine-fold over the next four decades.
Heath Aston Police in Nauru have claimed protesting refugees "used their children as shields" from being arrested and denied claims by refugee advocates of police brutality during widespread unrest on the island this week.
James Massola, Michaela Whitbourn, Richard Willingham Liberal and Labor state Attorneys-General have banded together to warn federal counterpart George Brandis that a "crisis" in legal assistance funding will hurt the most vulnerable members of the community.
Matthew Knott The heads of some of the country's leading scientific facilities say they were caught by surprise late last year to discover that funding for world-renowned research infrastructure was linked to the passage of university fee deregulation.
Dan Harrison Federal government health spending will more than double in real terms over the next four decades.
Gareth Hutchens The 2015 intergenerational report has assumed that average annual labour productivity growth will be 1.5 per cent over the next four decades in Australia.
Latika Bourke It never gets easier, says Irene Burrows, who is still devastated one year on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
The Bali nine prisoners Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have arrived at Nusakambangan Island where they are set ...