Australian of the Year Rosie Batty has a message for federal MPs: stop blaming the victims of domestic violence.
Mark Kenny Chief Political Correspondent Bill Shorten and Tony Abbott are bracing for what could be a pivotal week in their respective chances of survival now and in 2016.
Latika Bourke The campaign to install a new prime minister "is dying", with polls showing a "significant turnaround" for the government, according to a senior cabinet minister.
Mark Kenny Australian voters have thrown Tony Abbott a lifeline just as his internal opponents were shaping to dump him, with the latest Fairfax-Ipsos poll confirming a pro-government shift is under way.
Sarah Whyte A censure motion against Attorney-General George Brandis over his attacks on the president of the Australian Human Rights Commission has passed in the Senate.
Heath Aston, political correspondent State Liberal MPs and the strategists steering Premier Mike Baird's election campaign in NSW are convinced they will go to the March 28 poll with Tony Abbott as Prime Minister.
Fergus Hunter While the numbers and projections seem to paint an ever worsening picture of Australia's budgetary position, the government's rhetoric appears to be growing more positive.
Matthew Knott The Palmer United Party's two senators, Glenn Lazarus and Dio Wang, will abstain from voting on government legislation indefinitely, according to party leader Clive Palmer.
David Wroe Iraq's second-largest city Mosul, which is in the hands of the Islamic State terror group, has been named as the Abbott government's second terrorism "declared zone", making it an offence to travel or stay there.
Phillip Thomson Payslips unravel PM's pledge to the men and women vacuuming public service buildings.
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