The Federal Opposition looks increasingly likely to have enough support in the Senate to prevent the AFP from using thousands of documents as part of its investigation into damaging leaks from the company building the NBN.
Treasurer Scott Morrison will today declare Australia has an "earnings problem", in a major economic speech ahead of Parliament's return next week.
Smoke is rising once again from the islands of Sumatra and Borneo, one year after haze from Indonesian land-clearing fires caused major health problems across South-East Asia.
New South Wales becomes the first state to launch a complaints register publicly listing the companies which receive the most complaints to authorities, with real estate agent LJ Hooker topping the list.
Denpasar Police Chief Hadi Purnomo says he hopes police will be able to hand over a murder case against Australian woman Sara Connor and her British boyfriend David Taylor to prosecutors within days.
A magnitude-6.8 earthquake strikes central Myanmar, shaking buildings across the South-East Asian nation and, according to police, damaging several Buddhist temples in the ancient city of Bagan.