Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has suffered a massive hit to his personal approval ratings, but there is little consolation for Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who has also seen his approval ratings dive in the July Fairfax-Ipsos poll.
James Massola, Political Correspondent Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has warned that Asia could see Australia as "decadent" if same-sex marriage is legalised, potentially damaging negotiations and our trading relationship in the region.
Sarah Whyte Changes in Australia's immigration and border protection policies came into force last week – and, among some, sparked outrage. What will the impact be? Sarah Whyte explains.
Adam Morton An asylum seeker accused of sexually assaulting four girls at the Nauru detention camp has been moved into isolation with his eight-year-old daughter, sparking concern for the child's welfare and fresh criticism of the centre's management.
Adam Gartrell Tony Abbott's hand-picked human rights adviser racked up more than $77,000 in taxpayer-funded expenses in his first year on the job, spending almost $15,000 on taxis alone.
Adam Gartrell Despite criticism from within his own party, Liberal MP Warren Entsch still plans to introduce a bill legalising same-sex marriage into Parliament in August.
Adam Gartrell Six-monthly report reveals taxpayers paid nearly $2100 he claimed as expenses.
Gareth Hutchens High unemployment means wages are unlikely to grow any time soon.
Bevan Shields Prime Minister Tony Abbott's office knew Foreign Minister Julie Bishop had misled Parliament about Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis three days before the government eventually owned up to the mistake.
Judith Ireland When Rabbitohs star Thomas Burgess was growing up, his parents were close friends with a lesbian couple whom he saw so often he and his brothers called them "aunties".
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