Barnaby Joyce has offered a bizarre defence of Bronwyn Bishop's use of travel entitlements to attend Liberal party events saying politicians would prefer to be in bed than attend fundraisers and that it is the Government's role to support any member going through a "rough patch".
Neelima Choahan, Lisa Cox An Afghan asylum seeker who died on Friday at a West Australian detention centre was dreaming of a better future with his wife and two children, a detainee has said.
Latika Bourke Rarely is Australia's media united on a political issue but the continuing revelations about Bronwyn Bishop's grandiose use of taxpayer entitlements has seen the majority of the nation's newspapers call for her dismissal as Speaker.
Adam Gartrell Australian employers would be banned from imposing "salary secrecy" on their staff under a new plan designed to help close the growing pay gap between men and women.
Adam Gartrell Firebrand Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi has set his anti-halal sights on the Australian Institute of Sport.
Adam Gartrell Australia and 11 other nations have failed to clinch an ambitious Pacific free trade deal, with medicines, cars and dairy emerging as key sticking points.
Adam Gartrell Bronwyn Bishop has cancelled plans to travel to New York on the taxpayer dime this month as the expenses scandal rages on.
Natalie O'Brien, Neelima Choahan An asylum seeker is believed to have died from a heart attack at a West Australian immigration detention centre amid claims he had been denied medical treatment for two weeks.
Adam Gartrell Bill Shorten says the latest claims about Bronwyn Bishop's travel expenses take the scandal to "the next level".
Cameron Atfield Deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek has increased the heat on embattled Parliamentary Speaker Bronwyn Bishop, accusing Prime Minister Tony Abbott of protecting his ally.