Two of the strongest Liberal supporters of same-sex marriage have lashed Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's move to introduce a bill on the topic to Parliament next week.
Heath Aston, political correspondent It was more than three months ago that Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove impressed foodies everywhere with an intention to buy a Thermomix for the kitchen at Yarralumla.
Fergus Hunter Prime Minister Tony Abbott has launched a discussion about citizenship as part of a broader focus on home grown terrorism.
Megan Levy Sunrise co-host David Koch has resigned on live national television as chairman of the federal government's organ donation advisory council while firing an extraordinary parting shot at Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash, telling her to "get a backbone".
Sarah Whyte The High Commissioner for Human Rights has told a global audience that he is "dismayed" in Australia and the country's treatment of people seeking asylum in detention centres.
Judith Ireland Is it time to get out the rainbow flag? There's more to this story than meets the eye.
Latika Bourke Mercy may be extended to the children of notorious Australian jihadist Khaled Sharrouf but the government has warned their parents will face the full force of the law if they try to come home.
David Wroe There are serious questions about the government's counter-terrorism citizenship proposals that have nothing to do with being soft on terrorists and everything to do with being a responsible global citizen.
Sarah Whyte The Immigration Department is spending more than $70 million on advertisements and public service announcements to deter people in poor nations from making the journey to Australia by boat.
Dan Harrison Consumers will pay up to 50 per cent less for many common medicines under changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme to be announced by Health Minister Sussan Ley on Wednesday.