Two dogs have raided an animal pen at a popular cafe and restaurant in the Blue Mountains overnight and mauled a number of farmyard pets to death.
Latika Bourke Julie Bishop says Bronwyn Bishop is considering her position amid speculation the Labor party will use the resumption of Parliament to disrupt Question Time as part of the fallout from the Speaker's use of taxpayers entitlements.
Chloe Booker Frontbencher Kelly O'Dwyer has called for targets to increase female representation in the Liberal Party.
James Massola, political correspdondent, in New York Russian-backed rebels suspected of shooting down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 are likely to escape justice, with Russia poised to veto a UN resolution to establish an independent criminal tribunal.
Jane Lee Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has been urged by legal academics to help reunite an Australian lawyer with her husband, a member of the Nauruan opposition, whose passport has been confiscated by the island state's government.
Chloe Booker When Kim Vuga called Reza Berati a 'troublemaker', detention centre whistleblower Nicole Judge started yelling. 'You have no idea who Rezae Berati is. I knew him; I played soccer with him.'
James Massola Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop will make a last ditch appeal for Russia to abstain, rather than veto, a United Nations push to establish an international tribunal to prosecute the people who shot down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17.
Mark Kenny and Latika Bourke A review of Australia's complex web of political donations rules now looks likely as politicians across the spectrum acknowledge a system where politicians are seen to sell access, and large donations have remained hidden until months or years after they were made.
Comedian Judith Lucy discusses her teenage self, her fear of non-urban spaces and boiling things.
Mark Kenny and Judith Ireland Hopes of a breakthrough on same-sex marriage before Christmas appear to have dimmed as Liberals line up to deny a free vote because granting it would amount to a de facto vote for full marriage equality, given the numbers in the parliament. While senior Liberals acknowledge a rumoured post-election plebiscite would be seen by voters as trickery and merely kicking the can down the road, insiders say the numbers in favour of reform are simply not there inside the Coalition party-room, meaning the move to allow MPs and ministers to vote on a forthcoming private members bill, will fall at the first hurdle.
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