The federal government could secure three crucial votes from the Nick Xenophon Team for its company tax cut plan, but only if it adopts a politically contentious emissions intensity scheme for the electricity sector.
Michael Koziol, political reporter Australia's Minister for International Development has fired a warning shot to the region.
James Massola, Tom McIlroy, Fergus Hunter A Turnbull government plan to ratify the China-Australia extradition treaty has collapsed, with mounting opposition from the Coalition backbench causing the government to withdraw the treaty from Parliament.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Two Australian children face being separated from their parents after the Turnbull government made final moves to deport the couple.
Matthew Knott "This will be giving a free ticket to racism and telling the whole world we don't care about minorities".
Nassim Khadem The Turnbull Government's "Google Tax" has been passed into law as it aims to recoup $2 billion in revenue from some of the nation's biggest companies including Apple, BHP Billiton, Chevron and Crown.
David Wroe, national security correspondent In her strongest remarks yet on Donald Trump, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said the US President is "driving an economic nationalist agenda", indicating his policies are considered an economic threat to Australia.
David Wroe, national security correspondent Australian combat aircraft were not involved in an airstrike against Islamic State militants that allegedly killed at least dozens of civilians in the Iraqi city of Mosul, Defence Minister Marise Payne has said.
Noel Towell and Doug Dingwall Minister claims government playing catch-up after years of neglect and under-spending on vital infrastructure.
Michaela Whitbourn Senior Tax Office officials have revealed they sought legal advice after hearing "bureaucratic whispers" George Brandis would attempt to shut the ATO out of the Bell Group litigation.