An architect of the government's new energy policy has played down suggestions the scheme represents a carbon price.
Fergus Hunter The Turnbull government is pushing back against growing pressure for a federal inquiry into the explosive allegations levelled against Melbourne's Crown Casino.
Eryk Bagshaw The Turnbull government's landmark higher education reforms have been killed off in the Senate, with the Nick Xenophon team rejecting key elements of the $2.8 billion package and calling for a "Gonski style" review of the university sector.
Mark Kenny, National Affairs Editor Paul Keating has made a dramatic last-minute bid to stop Victoria's parliament approving voluntary euthanasia laws.
Mark Kenny, National Affairs Editor Federal Labor has pointedly left open supporting Malcolm Turnbull's "game-changing" energy reliability package despite launching a spirited parliamentary attack on Wednesday.
Toby Crockford A man died after he was swept out to sea while snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef with his wife on Thursday morning.
Esther Han A taskforce has found the after-hours home doctor is wasting taxpayer money, but the industry says if the government adopts the recommendations, it will have to shut up shop.
Tom McIlroy Assistant Minister says new identification tool will see Australians avoid more than 30 different login systems.
Peter Hannam Renewable energy's share of the electricity sector will plateau from 2020 under the Turnbull government's energy plan.
Stephanie Peatling The Turnbull government continues to sell its energy package while a key powerbroker eyes the exit door.