A trailblazing activist for Aboriginal rights could be recognised with the renaming of the Federal electorate of Gellibrand in his honour.
Michael Koziol, Immigration correspondent Sudanese refugee Abdul Aziz Muhamat says some men are consuming 20 to 30 cups of coffee a day in lieu of their anti-depressants.
James Massola The Turnbull government has taken the unusual step of delaying a parliamentary sitting, citing the need to pass same-sex marriage laws and deal with the citizenship fiasco.
Peter Martin, James Massola Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has flagged tax cuts for millions of Australians in the lead up in the lead up to the next federal budget, or sooner if an election is called early next year.
Eryk Bagshaw Same-sex couples will be able to use marriage certificates to apply for visas in a "game changing" move that advocates say will trigger a wave of LGTBIQ applications for Australian residency.
James Massola The Turnbull government's decision to cancel Parliament for a week has shocked some of its own MPs and infuriated Labor, the Greens and some crossbench MPs, who insist they will still turn up to work in Canberra next week.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent Australia wrongly fears being "an overbearing colonial power" to Pacific island nations, Labor defence spokesman Richard Marles has said, in a warning that other countries may undercut Australian influence in its immediate neighbourhood.
Fergus Hunter Nationals senator Barry O'Sullivan says he is committed to bringing on a powerful commission of inquiry into the banking sector, warning Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to "sit up and take note" if the Parliament backs the measure in defiance of the government.
Nicole Hasham The Turnbull government's plan to keep the worn-out Liddell power station running for another five years would cost about $1.4 billion more than replacing it with clean energy, and spew millions of tonnes of damaging carbon pollution, a new analysis shows.
Adam Gartrell, Political Correspondent More than $20 million left over from the same-sex marriage postal survey budget should be redirected to mental health and other support services for gay Australians hurt by the campaign, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been told.