A former head of the Bureau of Statistics has told a Senate inquiry he considered not putting his name on this year's form, believing the bureau had no power to compel the provision of names.
Cameron Atfield Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has intervened in the ongoing dispute between the Queensland government and Brisbane City Council over the planned metro project, as he announced a $10 million contribution to Cross River Rail planning.
Michaela Whitbourn and Fergus Hunter 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.
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.
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.
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.
Georgina Mitchell "It's the thing you least expect that can come back."
Stephanie Peatling Only in a family law case can the victim of violence face cross-examination by their alleged abuser. Rosie Batty is calling for changes to the system.
Heath Aston A letter the federal government has spent a year and a half and tens of thousands of dollars trying to keep from the public raises explosive questions.