The words "man and woman" and "husband and wife" will be replaced by "two people" in the Marriage Act under Bill Shorten's proposal to redefine marriage in Australia.
Mark Kenny A new push within the Australian Labor Party for a change to Australia's generous negative gearing laws looks set for discussion at July's national conference in a development which could add to the degree of electoral difficulty for Bill Shorten heading into the next election.
Matthew Knott The politician's long-running advocacy has somewhat humble origins.
James Massola, Political Correspondent Momentum for a cross-party same sex marriage bill is growing, with Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young confirming she has also had discussions with Liberal MP Warren Entsch and Labor MP Graham Perrett about backing a "tri-partisan bill" that would end the political impasse over the issue.
Latika Bourke Lisa Cox, Louise Hall The son of billionaire mining magnate Gina Rinehart has lashed out at cabinet minister Barnaby Joyce's "dangerous" intervention in the court battle over a $5 billion trust.
James Massola Liberal MP Warren Entsch and Labor MP Graham Perrett are prepared to team-up on a same-sex marriage bill in a potential circuit-breaker that would end the political impasse over the social reform.
Lisa Cox Indigenous landholders will mount a fresh Federal Court challenge to the development in the Galilee Basin of Australia's largest coal mine.
Peter Martin Two weeks after the budget, Australia's economic outlook is bleak.
Dan Harrison Federal Sport Minister Sussan Ley said it was too early to consider Australia making another World Cup bid while corruption allegations cast a shadow over the sport's governing body.
Richard Willingham The age of driverless cars and trucks is rapidly approaching and will help improve road safety by wiping out human error, a global transport summit has heard. And Australia's Deputy PM backs their use.
IT'S official: Liverpool is a city on the move.