Sunrise co-host David Koch has resigned on live national television as chairman of the federal government's organ donation advisory council while firing an extraordinary parting shot at Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash, telling her to "get a backbone".
James Massola, Judith Ireland Two of the strongest Liberal supporters of same-sex marriage have lashed Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's move to introduce same-sex marriage legislation to the parliament next week.
Latika Bourke Mercy may be extended to the children of notorious Australian jihadist Khaled Sharrouf but the government has warned their parents will face the full force of the law if they try to come home.
David Wroe There are serious questions about the government's counter-terrorism citizenship proposals that have nothing to do with being soft on terrorists and everything to do with being a responsible global citizen.
Sarah Whyte The Immigration Department is spending more than $70 million on advertisements and public service announcements to deter people in poor nations from making the journey to Australia by boat.
Dan Harrison Consumers will pay up to 50 per cent less for many common medicines under changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme to be announced by Health Minister Sussan Ley on Wednesday.
Michael Gordon The Prime Minister has called a bipartisan summit of Indigenous leaders for July 6 to discuss the timing and wording of the referendum for the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Constitution.
Matthew Knott Bruce Billson talks about small business the way other people talk about God or football or their favourite band. With a devotion verging on obsession.
Peter Hartcher, James Massola Six members of the Abbott cabinet have risen up against a proposal that a minister could strip an Australian of citizenship, even if he or she has no other citizenship.
Heath Aston Australia's ambassador to France was told by a mid-ranking hospitality official in the Prime Minister's department that his partner should not be in the "greeting line" when Tony Abbott flew into Paris on ANZAC Day.
Backstage at the Taree Eisteddfod group dance weekend
Manning Women in Agriculture celebrating 20 years at the Wingham Golf Club.
Taree & District Preschool: kids in the bush
Taree Eisteddfod Speech & Drama
Parkrun in Taree week 2
Enjoy these photographs from the Fairfax network of newspapers along the Mid-North Coast.