Australia's most experienced prop Ben Alexander has unfinished business in Canberra, wanting to stay until he has won some silverware with the ACT Brumbies.
Latika Bourke "Tamponomics" has split the Prime Minister and Treasurer and was raised again in Parliament on Wednesday. But how much tampon tax are women actually paying?
Nicole Hasham Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham lit up the usually staid NSW upper house on Wednesday, inhaling an electronic cigarette to highlight what he says are holes in laws governing the controversial devices.
Heath Aston, political correspondent One of the key players behind a push to strip green groups of their charitable status, the Minerals Council of Australia, has missed the deadline to make a submission to the parliamentary inquiry that could deliver that result.
Eryk Bagshaw The school that once taught the children of terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has ruled out taking them back if they return to the country.
Nicole Hasham Liberal East Hills MP Glenn Brookes has been accused in Parliament of bringing the electoral process into disrepute after his rival Labor candidate was branded a "paedophile lover" during the NSW election campaign.
Judith Ireland Prime Minister Tony Abbott has hinted that same-sex marriage should be brought before Parliament via a cross-party bill, in a major shift in his language on the reform.
Matthew Knott The ABC's flagship discussion program Q&A consistently leans to the left and needs to include a more balanced selection of panellists, a Coalition senator has told ABC Managing Director Mark Scott during Senate hearings.
Andrew Darby The troubled freezer trawler Geelong Star has lost all support from recreational fishers, as the ship begins its third attempt to fish without killing dolphins.
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.
IT'S official: Liverpool is a city on the move.