In a world of uncertainty, there remain some constants; taxes, Donald Trump's tweets – and complaints about telecommunication services.
Amy Remeikis is the social affairs and communications reporter for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, based in Parliament House
When Sara Zelenak hugged her family on March 10 and boarded a plane for London, she didn't know it was the last time she would see them.
The Productivity Commission has labelled Australia's social housing system as "broken, unfair and failing those in need" – but it still doesn't go far enough in addressing the issues at hand, the Australian Council of Social Service warns.
Soccer coach Craig McAllister, held in Yemen since October, released after 'patient work'.
AFP helps death penalty nations, while Australia campaigns for end to death penalty as part of UN bid
Australia continues to assist in international prosecutions where the death penalty is an option, while underpinning its bid for a seat on the United Nation's Human Rights Council with a call to abolish capital punishment worldwide.
Doctors and the medical community need to take vaccination hesitancy seriously, or risk seeing immunisation rates fall, researchers have found.
Centrelink's demands on former welfare recipients targeted by its "robo-debt" program were neither "reasonable" nor 'fair", the Commonwealth Ombudsman has found.
When Ann Maree Mulders woke up still feeling unwell, she didn't know 11 centimetres was about to change her life.
When naming the rooms in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade building, its chiefs had a great idea - honour the many distinguished diplomats and public servants who had dedicated their lives to bettering Australia.
Branding, it seems, is important - even when it comes to "on-water matters".