Islamic State militants expand their attacks against Iraqi and Kurdish forces to relieve pressure on its fighters confronting an offensive on Mosul, its last major urban stronghold in the country.
Senator Arthur Sinodinos, who backed the spill motion that removed Tony Abbott as prime minister, tells a Q&A audience he does not rule out Mr Abbott returning to the role.
France begins clearing the sprawling "Jungle" asylum seeker camp in Calais, as hundreds carry suitcases in a queue waiting to be resettled in reception centres across the country.
With Justin Gleeson's resignation letter in Senator Brandis' in-tray, the outgoing Solicitor-General has effectively ended the immediate dispute between the pair. But which man faces the new day with less mud on his face remains to be seen, writes political reporter Matthew Doran.
We have recognised that victims of overseas terrorism require a national compensation framework, yet there is no such harmonised program for human trafficking, writes Fiona McLeod.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics and IT giant IBM will today be grilled by a Senate committee over the botched handling of the 2016 census.