More than $4 billion in Australian tax is being shifted by Australian-based multinationals into the world's 15 worst corporate "tax havens" each year, Oxfam says.
Fergus Hunter A national register of people holding power of attorney should be established to prevent children stealing from elderly parents, the Australian Law Reform Commission has recommended in a discussion paper on elder abuse.
Peter Hannam Renewable energy can add resiliency to electricity grids and there's no reason why individual states can't set their own goals higher than a national target, says a US industry veteran.
Fergus Hunter Tony Abbott has more time on his hands these days and he is using it to rediscover a passion for reading and, in particular, for thrillers. He will not, however, be wasting any more time on E.L. James' erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey, which he "didn't think was a great book at all".
Amy Remeikis The Turnbull government won't be locked into an "artificial deadline" for returning the budget to surplus, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann said, ruling out stimulus spending to boost the economy.
Adam Gartrell, Amy Remeikis A senior One Nation figure touted as a future leader of the party in its Queensland heartland is being investigated by police over assault allegations.
Adam Gartrell, David Wroe The Turnbull government will review the security clearance of an adviser to crossbench kingmaker Nick Xenophon after revelations he told the media about a massive security breach at the French firm building Australia's new submarines.
Adam Gartrell, National Political Correspondent The Turnbull government has picked a fight with one of the country's most feared and powerful lobby groups.
Adam Gartrell Taxpayers are being charged millions of dollars to fund think tanks closely aligned to the major political parties.
James Massola, Chief Political Reporter Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has signalled Australia is prepared to go its own way on foreign policy and will refuse to follow US president-elect Donald Trump's strategic direction on Taiwan or free trade.