Latika Bourke 1:05 PM Did you sign an online petition demanding the Government act? Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says he they have no effect on how Australia treats refugees.
Jewel Topsfield 12:51 PM Indonesia appears to be moving towards an annual figure for the import of live cattle with an upbeat Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce announcing "I know the outcome but I am not going to say what it is" following a meeting in Jakarta.
Ben Grubb 11:15 AM Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull continues to use a non-government email server to conduct communications with others.
Latika Bourke, Lindsay Murdoch 7:42 AM Refugees who travelled to Australia by boat could be permanently resettled in the Philippines under a deal being negotiated, but senior government sources fear the premature leaking of the deal to the media could see the proposal scuttled.
Nicole Hasham 10:33 PM Australia does not control the controversial Nauru detention camp and a Bangladeshi mother and baby who are "terrified" of being returned there would be free to come and go, the High Court has heard.
Heath Aston 8:20 PM Derryn Hinch wants to be part of the democracy show.
David Wroe 8:19 PM Defence Minister Marise Payne has dismissed a growing chorus of expert concern that the government's process for choosing a new submarine is rushed and will lead to a decision based on scant information.
David Wroe 8:18 PM Japan sees its bid for Australia's $50 billion submarine program as just one step in deepening defence ties that would also see the two nations' navies work closely together on joint-operations such as enforcing freedom on the seas.
Nicole Hasham 3:18 PM About 150 asylum seekers on Nauru face being sent home as the island's government concedes its promise to process all remaining refugee claims this week will not be met.
Latika Bourke Brian Loughnane has quit as federal director of the Liberal Party but insists his decision to go was in train well before last month's leadership coup, which saw his wife, Peta Credlin, and her boss Tony Abbott ousted from the Prime Minister's office.
Latika Bourke Bill Shorten hits out at Malcolm Turnbull's dithering.
Mark Kenny Bill Shorten is poised to unveil an ambitious plan aimed at turbo-charging jobs and growth via a $10 billion financing facility for new public works and up-front commitments to get blocked major projects moving.
James Massola, Mark Hawthorne Victorian Liberal president Michael Kroger has credited Malcolm Turnbull with a dramatic turnaround in the party's fortunes, telling an exclusive party fundraiser the switch of leader meant just one federal seat - rather than six under Tony Abbott - was now at risk.
Jewel Topsfield Agriculture minister does a deal with an Indonesian minister famous for her policy of blowing up illegal fishing boats.
Heath Aston The Australian Tax Office will open negotiations with 80 multinational companies to encourage them to "restructure" in order to pay more tax on profits generated in Australia.
Bianca Hall Two Australian lawyers, barred from entering Papua New Guinea after preparing to represent authorities in a corruption case against PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, will learn their fate on Thursday.