Government MPs have publicly urged Tony Abbott to reconsider his opposition to changing media ownership laws, saying the Prime Minister should put audience interests ahead of those of media moguls.
Markus Mannheim 58 per cent vote in favour of agreement that is likely to prove less than inflation.
Clare Colley Jesuit priest Father Frank Brennan knows it's hard to convince Australians to change, but he believes there's a way forward to achieve constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians.
Matthew Knott, Stephen Cauchi, Sam Hall The Australian dollar flirted with six-year lows on Friday as booming car sales and worse-than-expected retail figures offered a mixed message for the strength of the Australian economy.
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.
Fergus Hunter Question time: How much attention did you pay to the week in politics?
Michael Gordon Noel Pearson has turned on the advocate of the "modest" Indigenous recognition in the constitution, accusing Jesuit priest and law professor Frank Brennan of setting himself up "as some kind of final arbiter of what is good for the natives"
Matthew Knott ABC producers tried to contact two people familiar with former terror suspect Zaky Mallah before allowing him to ask a question live on air because of concerns about his suitability, an Abbott government review has found.
James Massola, Political Correspondent One of the most senior members of the Abbott government, Senate leader Eric Abetz, has attacked the Hobart City council for passing a motion expressing support for same-sex marriage.
Andrew Darby Maverick independent Senator Jacqui Lambie has deepened her attack on the Greens, likening the party to the terrorists of Islamic State.