"We will not fail - but I will not be able to say the same about you".
Michael Koziol is the immigration and legal affairs reporter for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, based in Parliament House
Australia's most senior Catholic has warned the church's 180,000 employees must uphold its teachings "totally".
The ABS will spend $6 million on the survey before the High Court decides next month whether it is legally valid.
Australia's offshore immigration detention agreement with Papua New Guinea is valid, the High Court has ruled.
Two new reports have provided precise coordinates of a new search zone: 35.6°S, 92.8°E.
Two of Australia's leading medical groups have rubbished claims by opponents of same-sex marriage that children are worse off in same-sex families.
The Turnbull government was scrambling on Friday afternoon as problems emerged over its same-sex marriage survey.
An angry delegation of Labor MPs confronted opposition immigration spokesman Shayne Neumann on Wednesday night about what they view as Labor's silence on Australia's offshore detention of refugees.
"We want the process to be fair," Senator Cormann told Fairfax Media.
Justice Kirby has lashed out at the "Mickey Mouse" postal proposal, which said was unprecedented, disrespected Australians and discriminated against marginalised voters.