"We're talking about a trust crisis that is causing a systemic meltdown."
Fergus Hunter "We will spend what we need to spend to get this job done," former prime minister Tony Abbott declared in March 2014, shortly after the multi-country effort to find recently downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Adam Gartrell In the uncertain and unpredictable new age of President Trump, Australian policymakers and diplomats will have to work harder than ever before to maintain the US alliance.
Adam Gartrell and Heath Aston Labor supports the review but said it should not be used as an excuse to cut costs.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says Donald Trump should be given a chance to calm his temperament and "grow into the job" once he is officially inaugurated as US President on Saturday.
Richard Willingham, State Political Correspondent The multibillion Melbourne Metro rail project will boost the Australian economy the nation's top infrastructure advisers have declared, placing pressure on the Turnbull government to boost funding to Victorian major projects.
Heath Aston Peter Stephenson has become the first member of the scandal-plagued state council to bow to pressure and stand aside.
Michael Koziol "I have taken out insurance just to not encourage anymore fights. I have amended my signature!"
Michael Koziol Immigration Minister also backs the wearing of Islamic dress in public.
Noel Towell 'What we are doing is wrong,' says insider.