Households are roughly $550 a year better off since the scraping of the carbon tax, but air travellers may wonder if they are being overcharged, the head of the competition watchdog says.
Latika Bourke Moves are under way to establish a Senate inquiry into political donations, with one crossbench senator saying the system encourages the idea that politicians are for sale.
James Robertson If Speaker Bronwyn Bishop had "nothing to fear" she should produce evidence that her taxpayer-funded travel to a colleague's wedding coincided with official business, says former committee colleague and Labor MP Kate Ellis.
Ben Grubb It's Flappy Bird meets Bronwyn Bishop's Choppergate scandal.
Tammy Mills, Adam Cooper Anti-terrorism police have charged a Melbourne man with attempting to travel to northern Iraq to fight with Kurdish forces against Islamic State.
Stephanie Peatling A government MP says the aggressive nature of Parliament, including the "rubbish" of question time, is a disincentive to women wanting to enter politics.
Latika Bourke A federal MP claims Australia's political donations system is little better than the sleazy cash-in-brown-paper-bag operations that occur in corrupt developing nations.
Amy Corderoy It was picture-perfect: Intense, emotional and 'excruciatingly painful', but also everything Libby Nathan had hoped for.
Amy Corderoy More than 60 per cent of Sydney's maternity hospitals have seen an increase in the number of women who have had medical intervention in childbirth over the past five years, failing to meet ambitious targets to increase intervention-free birth in the state.
Phillip Thomson 'It's not a policy problem, it's a delivery issue': Bureaucracy's digital boss calls on public servants to do better.