Tony Abbott says he would have died happy with his government's achievements if he had been accidentally killed on the morning of the day he was removed as prime minister.
Peter Martin There's such a thing as too much caution. Older Australians could enjoy far higher standards of living and could cut their reliance on the aged pension if they just ate into just a portion of the $1 trillion tied up in their homes, a new Productivity Commission study has found.
Tom Arup, Paris Malcolm Turnbull has paid his respects to the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks with an evening visit to the Bataclan theatre, the site of the most deaths during the November violence on the streets of the French capital.
Nicole Hasham Australia's climate debate has become so polarised "we have lost sight of the key goal" of slashing dangerous greenhouse gas emissions, the Turnbull government's climate change advisers say, in a report that calls for the slate of public discussion to be wiped clean.
Andrew Darby The Turnbull government appears to have been caught out by Japan's whalers - pinning hopes on diplomacy to halt them, just as the fleet's departure for the Antarctic was announced.
Judith Ireland The Turnbull government has backed down slightly on its family payments package, announcing more generous allowances for grandparent carers and single parents over 60 than previously proposed.
James Massola, Political Correspondent Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has emerged as a new champion of the Liberal Party's conservative wing following Scott Morrison's elevation to the position of Treasurer.
Tom Arup in Paris and Mark Kenny in Canberra Australia has signed-up to a multi-billion dollar global innovation plan that will require it to double its investment in clean energy research and development over the next five years.
Heath Aston, political correspondent The Turnbull government will be asked to consider overhauling halal certification in Australia, including clearer labelling for food sold in the domestic market.
Tom Arup For a political figure once defined by his strong stance on climate change, Malcolm Turnbull has kept his powder remarkably dry on the issue since becoming Prime Minister