The ACT senator and Labor frontbencher has denied she's implicated in the citizenship crisis.
Bianca Hall is the deputy federal politics editor for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald
The Immigration Minister says lawyers are frustrating the government's constitutional responsibilities to asylum seekers.
The leaders will meet to commemorate the anniversary of Battle of the Coral Sea
Malcolm Turnbull made an unannounced Anzac Day-eve visit to serving Australian troops and leaders of both countries.
Australian advisors have been caught up in a chemical weapons attack in the besieged Iraqi city of Mosul.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un will not "willingly giving up his nuclear program" without a significant intervention from the rogue regime's powerful ally China.
A defiant Pauline Hanson has declared her party's performance at the weekend's Western Australian election was "fantastic", and claimed her party will pick up as many as five upper house seats.
The odds of a joint action against the federal government's Centrelink debt recovery program have narrowed, with lawyers saying it's unlikely such an action would succeed.
Former Labor senator Anne McEwen has lost a bid to introduce new evidence her legal team said would cast doubt on the ability of the Family First Party to replace resigned senator Bob Day with another Family First candidate.
Centrelink has faced a storm of criticism over its automated data-matching system, which has hit almost 170,000 people with notices that they owe the agency money.