ABC radio staff have been instructed to tackle unconscious bias about who they put on air by throwing out "old ideas and assumptions about the average Aussie" and making sure their election broadcasts contain a "healthy mix of ethnicities and accents".
Nicole Hasham A young female Somali refugee has set herself alight at Nauru, just days after an Iranian man self-immolated on the island.
Latika Bourke Dumped West Australian MP calls Liberal preselectors "faceless", backs Labor calls for royal commission into the banking sector.
Latika Bourke A world leading economist says he's had up close and personal access to Kevin Rudd and he's the man for one of the world's biggest jobs.
Megan Gorrey A former government adviser escapes conviction for a ''bizarre'' string of events.
James Massola, Mark Kenny Treasurer Scott Morrison will unveil a suite of multinational tax avoidance measures, including a diverted profits tax - also known as a "Google tax" - designed to raise billions of dollars over four years and head off claims he is only cutting taxes for business and the wealthy.
Nassim Khadem Here's what we know so far about the main tax and business changes in the May 3 federal budget:
Peter Martin The full details of the 2016 budget will be released by Scott Morrison on Tuesday night at 7.30pm, but there is plenty that we know already.
Fergus Hunter Since federation, members of the House of Representatives have voted the same way when called upon to decide on matters of government. When a vote is called, members are summoned to the chamber, they divide to opposite sides and the party whips count the numbers.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The kidnappers of an Australian charity worker in Afghanistan still had not made any demands four days after the 60-year-old woman was snatched at gunpoint, the charity's chairman has said.