A senior One Nation figure touted as a future leader of the party in its Queensland heartland is being investigated by police over assault allegations.
Adam Gartrell, David Wroe The Turnbull government will review the security clearance of an adviser to crossbench kingmaker Nick Xenophon after revelations he told the media about a massive security breach at the French firm building Australia's new submarines.
Adam Gartrell, National Political Correspondent The Turnbull government has picked a fight with one of the country's most feared and powerful lobby groups.
Adam Gartrell Taxpayers are being charged millions of dollars to fund think tanks closely aligned to the major political parties.
James Massola, Chief Political Reporter Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has signalled Australia is prepared to go its own way on foreign policy and will refuse to follow US president-elect Donald Trump's strategic direction on Taiwan or free trade.
David Wroe It was a stunning disclosure that caused an international furore. And now we know it played out inside a senator's office.
James Massola, Adam Morton Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's disastrous week-long spat over a climate-change policy review has culminated in a showdown with state premiers in Canberra, and criticism from the nation's chief business group.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter "The great risk is that law-abiding firearm owners will feel they haven't been consulted. They'll feel policymakers and lawmakers are making decisions in areas they don't fully understand."
Matthew Knott Just four days into the job, it was clear Michelle Guthrie was in for a bumpy start as managing director of the ABC.
Tom McIlroy Australia's political campaign laws could be changed to require all election materials carry authorisation statements, including text messages and social media posts.