Controversial Greens senator Lee Rhiannon has been accused of misleading the producers of the ABC's Four Corners by falsely claiming she featured in footage of activists getting arrested at an anti-apartheid protest.
Liam Mannix Conservative senator Cory Bernardi??? has called for Parliament to be suspended until the constitutional crisis engulfing a growing number of MPs can be resolved.
Latika Bourke "This is at a time when we have never, ever needed more outstanding leaders," said Hawke.
James Massola The Turnbull government is optimistic it can strike a shock deal with the Senate crossbench and pass the $7.8 billion Medicare levy
Stephanie Peatling The Turnbull government is attempting to change the conversation by introducing changes to the Medicare levy and media reform.
Adam Gartrell, Amy Remeikis Plans from Labor and the Coalition would set a dangerous precedent of partisan referrals, setting the stage for a damaging free-for-all.
Eryk Bagshaw Treasurer Scott Morrison is encouraging older Australians to downsize and "free up home for larger families" after a Fairfax Media analysis of census data found more than 2000 homes in Sydney and Melbourne with six or more bedrooms and only one person living in them.
Noel Towell "How can this possibly end well?" ABS insider asks.
Damien Murphy The locals of New England can't quite believe Barnarby Joyce was dumb enough to be a dual citizen. But that doesn't mean they want to turf him out.
Matthew Knott Pauline Hanson's bid to change the ABC charter and force the broadcaster to reveal the salaries of its top presenters appears doomed to fail.