The national law reform commission will investigate ways to reduce high indigenous incarceration rates, which Attorney-General George Brandis has described as a "national tragedy."
Patrick Begley, Jacqueline Maley Corrections Minister David Elliott has announced a review of lengthy isolation of children in custody on the same day Fairfax Media revealed teenage boys were being held in cells for 23 hours a day.
Tom McIlroy Leaked government talking points suggest Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull remain at war, despite the two "working in the same direction" on reforming the NSW Liberal Party.
Fergus Hunter The notorious "on-water matters" tag has long been used to signify secrecy around Australia's immigration policies, but now the Australian Border Force has taken their mission to the airwaves.
Megan Levy A light plane that was thought to be in distress over Sydney's northern beaches, sparking a number of triple zero calls from concerned residents, was carrying out a training exercise at the time, authorities have confirmed.
Esther Han It's a good deal for the customer, but a bad one for the country.
Tom McIlroy Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has denied altering the official record of Parliament and sacking the Agriculture Departmental secretary over a breakdown in their working relationship.
Michaela Whitbourn A Turnbull government MP has given an explosive radio interview suggesting Attorney-General George Brandis issued a directive restricting access to the government's chief legal adviser because he "didn't trust" him.
James Massola Changes insult a world leader and a former prime minister, scrub embarrassing information and even claim the Holocaust was "justified".
Ava Benny-Morrison A man in the frame for the murder of a Sydney crime figure had been investigated in the past for for a separate shooting in the city's west.