Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Justice Minister Michael Keenan have moved to quell a backbench revolt over a China-Australia extradition treaty.
Heather McNeill Former AFL star Ben Cousins has had his sentencing delayed by a day, with his lawyer telling a drug court magistrate he was "happy and willing" to go into residential rehabilitation.
Adam Gartrell, Political Correspondent Malcolm Turnbull has refused to rule out further regulating electricity prices to get a better deal for consumers as energy retailers declared his new inquiry will "bust the myth" there is any price-gouging in the market.
James Massola, chief political correspondent The federal government could secure three crucial votes from the Nick Xenophon Team for its company tax cut plan, but only if it adopts a politically contentious emissions intensity scheme for the electricity sector.
Nassim Khadem Tax fights involving Amazon and Chevron will have major implications for other companies in long-running disputes.
James Massola, Chief Political Correspondent More voters back the Turnbull government's $50 billion plan to cut company taxes than oppose it, in findings the Coalition will seize on ahead of a decisive Senate vote this week.
Brendan Foster Apparently we have to accept our meagre slice of the pie because they think we all live in McMansions with two cars, a boat, a jet ski, a pool full of crayfish and we sprinkle iron ore over our cereal every morning.
Tom McIlroy One Nation leader Pauline Hanson is threatening to hold the government to ransom over its planned $50 billion corporate tax cut plan this week.
Phil Hickey Driving through a red light is bad enough, not to mention potentially deadly. But driving through a red light directly in front of a marked police car is even worse.
Emma Young "I plan to have a pint or two over dinner. Almost half a million dollars is definitely beer worthy."