Retailers are asking for the minimum wage to be increased by less than the inflation rate a month after winning a reduction in Sunday penalty rates.
Helen Womack The Russian presidential election season has started with cries of frustration from the younger generation and the prospect of a harsh crackdown by the Kremlin.
Adam Gartrell, Political Correspondent Politicians will face stricter tests before they can charge taxpayers for travel expenses under a new tranche of Turnbull government changes in legislation to be introduced next week.
Mark Kenny, National Affairs Editor The government says it supports an extradition treaty with Beijing because it will ensure Chinese criminals are sent back to China, where they belong. And it maintains that righteous enthusiasm right up until suddenly, it's gone.And so, another column in the facade of orderly, government, topples to populist whimsy.Cory Bernardi's power as a rookie independent, just got a pretty big kick-along. The government's prestige, not so much.
Esther Han The Berejiklian government has been accused of being "reckless in the extreme" by making a "last-minute" decision in relation to its land titles registry privatisation that Labor claims could potentially cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.
Peter Martin The non-profit industry funds want you to think there's nothing wrong. They are most often the funds new employees are defaulted into and they perform the best, on average far better than their for-profit competitors.
Peter Martin Union-dominated super funds would lose their special status under a draft Productivity Commission recommendation that would delink superannuation from awards and allocate new workers to default funds only once.
Latika Bourke London: The wife of Khalid Masood says she is "saddened and shocked" by his attack on Westminster and "totally" condemns his actions.
Lindsay Murdoch An 18 year-old woman whose case focussed attention on the poor state of medical care in Cambodia has died after contracting necrosis, a rare from of cell degeneration.