Kristina Photios has quit the Liberal Party after 12 years to speak out against a "vocal minority" of conservatives.
Noel Towell 'Barnaby's feathering his own nest.'
Stephanie Peatling Front-line services offering programs to tackle homelessness will be given a funding reprieve by the Turnbull government.
Fergus Hunter The Labor Party has given Australia's authors, booksellers and publishers an early Christmas present, revealing it will oppose any attempt to remove restrictions on parallel imports of books.
Adam Morton The Turnbull government is sitting on advice that an emissions intensity scheme would make electricity bills cheaper.
David Allan-Petale There are reports that star Fremantle import Harley Bennell's car has been impounded by police after he was caught driving without a licence, adding yet another off-feld distraction to the crucial Docker's off-season rebuilding.
David Allan-Petale "Wow. Do people not feel bad selling a toy for 5x it's value in the shops. I get that it's an opportunity to make money but geesh it's Christmas. I'm sooo glad my kids don't want these."
Timna Jacks Agencies guarding sensitive VCE data have been called "incompetent", after schools were sent inaccurate information about students affected by an unprecedented student data leak.
Hannah Barry WA Police said the puppy had been returned to the store, and no charges had been given to those involved.
Heather McNeill The high price for a person working in regional WA to fly home for Christmas has prompted renewed calls for a Parliamentary Inquiry to look into the cost of regional flights, particularly in mining towns.