Matthew Raggatt 10:30 PM Program had doubled the retention rate of apprentice electricians to more than 90 per cent.
Adam Gartrell 11:25 AM Tony Abbott's final visit to remote indigenous communities left taxpayers with an eye-watering $80,000 food and catering bill.
Nicole Hasham 2:31 AM A potential deal to resettle Manus Island refugees in the Philippines would be better than Australia's trouble-plagued deal with Cambodia and may offer solace to detainees who are "losing their minds", refugee advocates say.
Matthew Knott, Ben Grubb Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has defended his use of a personal email account and self-destructing messaging applications to communicate with colleagues, despite concerns about the security and transparency implications of the practice.
David Wroe and Judith Ireland Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will hold an urgent stocktake meeting on counter-terrorism policy next week as he seeks to reach out to Muslim Australians as the nation's frontline against extremists.
Judith Ireland Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has issued a plea for unity and tolerance in Australia, describing violent extremism as a "challenge to the most fundamental Australian values".
Tom Allard As Nauru opens its detention centre, its helps the Australian government more than asylum seekers.
Tom Arup Australia's first wind farm commissioner has been appointed by the Turnbull government, with the former chairman of the telecommunications industry watchdog, Andrew Dyer, to take the role for three years.
Latika Bourke 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 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 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull continues to use a non-government email server to conduct communications with others.
Latika Bourke, Lindsay Murdoch 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 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 Derryn Hinch wants to be part of the democracy show.
David Wroe 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 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 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.