Including the family home in the pension assets test could be a political plus if handled properly, a new report suggests.
Heath Aston Cbus, which manages $27 billion on behalf of building and construction workers, is calling on the Abbott government to crack down on employers who duck the super guarantee contribution.
Nick Miller The head of the elite counter-terrorism unit that broke a January terrorist siege in Paris has asked Australian prime minister Tony Abbott to put him in touch with the team that faced a similar challenge in Sydney the month before.
Judith Ireland Acting Labor leader Tanya Plibersek is calling on her party to make all Labor MPs vote for same-sex marriage in a fresh bid to get federal parliament to legalise the reform. Ms Plibersek will argue the ALP should change its platform at the party's national conference in July.
James Massola ISIL recruits an Australian medical professional that outwardly showed no signs of supporting extremist Islamic views.
Markus Mannheim Marketing blitz, worth at least $1.75 million, apparently breached government policy.
James Massola 200 Australians have been confirmed safe, but 349 have not been accounted for.
Lisa Cox Seismic testing to look for petroleum has begun in protected marine areas off the coast of Western Australia after permits were quietly granted by the Abbott government.
James Massola Labor Health spokeswoman Catherine King says any savings found in a review of the system should be re-invested in health care, not used to repair the budget bottom line.
James Massola Labor and the Greens have backed calls for Bali 9 pair Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran to be granted clemency, even as the condemned men confront the reality that they could be killed by the Indonesian state as soon as Tuesday night.