The government has scrapped measures to let the Veterans' Affairs Department release client information after veterans voiced fears the move would open them to harassment and silence criticism.
Sean Nicholls The figure is more than double the average levy estimated by the NSW government under changes from July 1.
Eryk Bagshaw NSW and Victoria risk falling behind a soaring tourism market, new government figures show, after the east coast states experienced only a quarter of the growth in tourism numbers of the Northern Territory and half that of WA.
Adam Gartrell, Political Correspondent Politicians will face stricter tests before they can charge taxpayers for travel expenses under a new tranche of Turnbull government changes in legislation to be introduced next week.
Daniel Flitton Australia goes to extraordinary lengths to make sure its name stays off Trump's naughty list.
Rania Spooner, Julia Medew A stroke charity accused of frightening people into having potentially unnecessary scans of their arteries is being investigated by the Commonwealth's Chief Medical Officer.
Rachel Browne The vexed issue of treating children who sexually abuse their peers is under the spotlight at the royal commission.
James Massola, chief political correspondent The federal government could secure three crucial votes from the Nick Xenophon Team for its company tax cut plan, but only if it adopts a politically contentious emissions intensity scheme for the electricity sector.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Two Australian children face being separated from their parents after the Turnbull government made final moves to deport the couple.
Matthew Knott "This will be giving a free ticket to racism and telling the whole world we don't care about minorities".