Households are roughly $550 a year better off since the scraping of the carbon tax, but air travellers may wonder if they are being overcharged, the head of the competition watchdog says.
Latika Bourke Moves are under way to establish a Senate inquiry into political donations, with one crossbench senator saying the system encourages the idea that politicians are for sale.
Rachel Olding Little Georgia Lawson was hard to miss thanks to her cheeky grin and blonde curls.
James Robertson If Speaker Bronwyn Bishop had "nothing to fear" she should produce evidence that her taxpayer-funded travel to a colleague's wedding coincided with official business, says former committee colleague and Labor MP Kate Ellis.
Ben Grubb It's Flappy Bird meets Bronwyn Bishop's Choppergate scandal.
Michaela Whitbourn The states are supporting NSW in a High Court battle over the validity of laws shoring up the powers of the corruption watchdog.
Tammy Mills, Adam Cooper Anti-terrorism police have charged a Melbourne man with attempting to travel to northern Iraq to fight with Kurdish forces against Islamic State.
Stephanie Peatling A government MP says the aggressive nature of Parliament, including the "rubbish" of question time, is a disincentive to women wanting to enter politics.
Latika Bourke A federal MP claims Australia's political donations system is little better than the sleazy cash-in-brown-paper-bag operations that occur in corrupt developing nations.
Kate McClymont, Stuart Goodman and Michael Carayannis A string of North Queensland players, including star Johnathan Thurston, have purchased land and homes from the club's chairman.