Malcolm Turnbull's newly reappointed Indigenous Affairs Minister has admitted he merely assumed a culture of brutality and cover-up in Northern Territory's youth detention facilities was being dealt with and that he did not view or even ask about CCTV pictures because it did not pique his interest.
Nick Ralston Dylan Voller, the boy strapped to a restraining chair and with the hood placed over his head inside a Northern Territory detention centre, has penned a letter thanking his supporters for "getting the truth out there."
Nicole Hasham A group of Australian doctors will launch a High Court challenge to laws that prevent them from speaking out about detention centres.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter Former inmates of the Don Dale juvenile detention centre are seeking to extend their legal claims against the Northern Territory government following shocking footage aired by the ABC on Monday.
Fergus Hunter Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has conceded that previous revelations about the shocking conditions inside the Northern Territory corrections system failed to "pique [his] interest" and expressed disappointment he hadn't been briefed on the treatment of incarcerated Indigenous youth.
Heath Aston, political correspondent The Greens' presence in the Senate is in danger of slipping to its lowest point in a decade, with two Greens senators on opposite sides of the country locked in cliffhanger contests.
Fergus Hunter A "shocked and appalled" Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called a royal commission into the abuse of youths at the Don Dale detention centre the morning after explosive revelations aired on the ABC's Four Corners program.
Tom McIlroy If Kevin Rudd is hoping for the likes of Scott Morrison to support his nomination as UN secretary general when it's discussed by cabinet, he could be disappointed.
Fergus Hunter Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles has sacked the minister in charge of the detention system that has triggered a royal commission and taken over the portfolio.
Tom McIlroy Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has won praise from incoming Queensland senator Pauline Hanson after what she described as a constructive meeting between the pair on Monday night.