High-level ministerial meetings with Indonesia will be cancelled and senior government sources say all aspects of the diplomatic relationship are "on the table" in the fallout of the Bali nine case.
James Massola NSW Right power broker Tony Burke will lead the push for an historic shift in Labor's position on the recognition of a Palestinian state at the party's July national conference, under an agreement hammered out with Bill Shorten.
Matthew Knott Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has defended Tony Abbott after a group of Australian celebrities filmed an online video pleading with the Prime Minister to fly to Indonesia and make a last-ditch bid to save Bali nine ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran from execution.
Judith Ireland A coalition of corporate and women's lobby groups has applauded the Abbott government's plan to trial funding for nannies, but the childcare sector has questioned how different the new policy will be from an existing program.
Heath Aston When Joe Hockey got to his feet in Parliament on March 2 to critique Labor's $2 billion plan to reduce profit shifting by multinational companies, he had a simple and devastating message: the proposed policy would cost "jobs, jobs, jobs".
Judith Ireland, Fergus Hunter UN Women has released a damning report on the progress of women worldwide.
Nassim Khadem Rio Tinto Australia managing director Phil Edmands has hit back at claims by Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan that the miner isn't paying enough tax.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The Islamic State terror group and similar violent jihadist movements are an even greater threat to world order than communism was during the Cold War, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said.
Heath Aston, political correspondent BHP Billiton has revealed the true extent of its sweetheart deal with tax authorities in Singapore and acknowledged that the Australian Tax Office is chasing it for $500 million in unpaid taxes and fines in relation to the so-called "Singapore sling".
Matthew Knott Attorney-General George Brandis has urged his Indonesian counterpart not to allow Bali nine ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran to be executed before all legal hearings related to their cases have been concluded.
Governor General David Hurley was a guest at James Ruse Agricultural High School's Anzac ceremony last Tuesday.