Gay marriage vote an "entirely inappropriate use" of money meant for emergencies, says former top public servant.
David Wroe The next terrorist attack will "be on your head, Pauline", Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young has told Pauline Hanson after the One Nation's burqa stunt on the floor of the Senate.
Amy Remeikis Nick Xenophon has blamed political opponents for fresh doubts over his citizenship status, which could see him dealt out of Parliament, as the Turnbull government fights for its political life.
Fergus Hunter Turnbull government frontbenchers are publicly disagreeing with George Brandis after the Attorney-General slapped down Tony Abbott.
Peter Hannam Coal mining in Sydney's catchment is having a "cumulative and possibly accelerated" impact on water flows but its full effect is unknown because of a lack of data and monitoring.
Michael Koziol, legal affairs correspondent Australia's most senior Catholic has warned the church's 180,000 employees must uphold its teachings "totally".
David Wroe Huawei is a commercial company but has remained under a cloud because of its possible links to the Chinese government.
Rachel Browne Two police officers suffered hypothermia and one man is under arrest after a car was allegedly driven off a boat ramp at Port Stephens on Sunday night.
Doug Dingwall, Noel Towell The much-despised office trend is coming to the ATO, but a union for tax staff is fighting back.
Andrew Taylor New data suggests landlords favour Airbnb-type rentals over long-term tenants, but the home-sharing website's impact on housing affordability remains contentious.