The politician's long-running advocacy has somewhat humble origins.
James Massola Liberal MP Warren Entsch and Labor MP Graham Perrett are prepared to team-up on a same-sex marriage bill in a potential circuit-breaker that would end the political impasse over the social reform.
Lisa Cox Barnaby Joyce's office has called on Australia's media watchdog to investigate an interview in which radio announcer Kyle Sandilands attacked the Agriculture Minister for his treatment of Johnny Depp and his dogs.
Dan Harrison Federal Sport Minister Sussan Ley said it was too early to consider Australia making another World Cup bid while corruption allegations cast a shadow over the sport's governing body.
David Wroe Australia will have to choose between safeguarding itself against a strategic "storm brewing" and economic "dark clouds" gathering, the nation's leading independent defence economist says.
Peter Martin Two weeks after the budget, Australia's economic outlook is bleak.
Mark Kenny Chief Political Correspondence The federal government has accused the opposition of breaching the normal bipartisanship over national security during heated opposition questioning over intelligence failures in the lead-up to the Martin Place siege in December 2014.
Eryk Bagshaw Public schools in north and western Sydney could be hit hardest by budget cuts as Canberra strips up to $9.6 billion from NSW schools.
Tom Arup and Lisa Cox Early on Saturday morning we get the biggest clue yet to whether the Great Barrier Reef will be deemed a world heritage site "in danger".
Amy Corderoy Isla Robinson is a very special little girl. At four years old she might not be old enough to understand it, but on Wednesday she made scientific history.