Prime Minister Tony Abbott has found an unlikely defender against online attacks claiming he is a dual citizen and ineligble to hold office.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has renewed his calls for the government to consider banning Russian President Vladimir Putin from attending the G20 in Brisbane in November.
Mergers are set to sweep through Australia's oil and gas sector with close to $10 billion of assets currently on the market as international players head towards the exit and local operators seek out new partners in an effort to stave off mounting cost pressures.
Entitlements for former prime ministers should not be decided at the "whim of individual PMs", according to independent Senator Nick Xenophon, who has called for greater transparency around politicians perks.
Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan says Australians approaching 50 years of age should have scheduled "career check-ups" just as they would have a regular health check-up, to prevent unemployment as they get older.
The number of electrical fires in Victoria has soared by almost 40 per cent in 12 months, with the energy regulator attributing the increase to hot weather conditions sparking hundreds more fires on power poles.
Four former Liberal MPs forced to move to the cross benches after appearing at the Independent Commission Against Corruption have been dumped from their prestigious committee positions.
Providing the biggest hint yet that Netflix is preparing to launch in Australia, the US-based company has secured local streaming rights to the highly anticipated superhero television series Gotham.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has thrown his support behind the legalisation of cannabis for medical purposes.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott is reviewing the performance of his front bench and says some of his ministers are "getting As and some are getting A pluses".