A woman has had her toes and fingers severed and a hand de-gloved in an allegedly horrific domestic violence attack involving a machete in Sydney's south-west.
The man approached the boy after seeing him urinate on a ticket machine at a train station in Sydney's Sutherland Shire, police say.
Fergus Hunter Treasurer Scott Morrison and broadcaster Ray Hadley have unloaded on each other over the workload of politicians, with the outspoken host alleging federal politics is populated by "bludgers and leaners".
Tom McIlroy Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has been confronted by an Anglican priest over comments linking opponents of same-sex marriage to bigoted views and homophobia.
Sean Nicholls, Kate McClymont Former NSW Liberal minister Chris Hartcher faces potential larceny charges and former Labor minister Joe Tripodi has been found to have engaged in serious corrupt conduct by the Independent Commission Against Corruption following its investigation into political fundraising.
Fergus Hunter Labor frontbencher Tony Burke has rebuked the government's approach to budget repair, accusing them of lying about the detail of the centrepiece omnibus savings bill that they have challenged the opposition to support.
Noel Towell 'Omnibus' savings bill contains lethal threat to Australia's clean energy innovation effort, say researchers.
James Massola, Chief Political Reporter Labor leader Bill Shorten has put Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on the spot over Australia's immigration policy, racial tolerance and reconciliation with indigenous Australians on the first sitting day of the new parliament.
Lucy Cormack Ozsale Pty Ltd had more than 11,000 non-compliant garments available for supply to Australian consumers.
Heath Aston, political correspondent The architect of Labor's stronger than expected 2016 election campaign, George Wright, has quit his post as ALP secretary.