Labor has asked Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for a guarantee the appointment of the government's next chief lawyer will not be "compromised" by Attorney-General George Brandis.
Peter Hannam NSW dominates the list of locations with the most shark bites in Australia.
Tom McIlroy Malcolm Turnbull's support has fallen below the level he used as justification for rolling Tony Abbott, with the prime minister's satisfaction rating just 29 per cent in a new poll.
Regional Australia now has a new destination for high-end online shopping: The Store by Fairfax.
Neil McMahon It may have been indiscreet, but Chris Mitchell's revelations shone a light on the way the levers of power are pulled in this country.
Peter Martin and James Massola The government is sitting on hundreds of pages of evidence and scores submissions about housing affordability that it is unable to process because it let its inquiry lapse.
Peter Hannam Carbon dioxide concentrations are rising at a record rate,
Esther Han Australia ranked 23rd out of 26 countries in a survey of users' satisfaction with high-speed broadband - ahead of only Brazil, Peru and Italy.
Nick Miller Trade minister Stephen Ciobo says Australia will forge ahead on a proposed free trade agreement with Europe, despite the embarrassing collapse of the EU's trade deal with Canada.
Alex Spengler and Izabela Sanchez Five Brazilian farmers have been arrested in connection with a land dispute that is killing the Guarani-Kaiowa indians.
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