"How can this possibly end well?" ABS insider asks.
Damien Murphy The locals of New England can't quite believe Barnarby Joyce was dumb enough to be a dual citizen. But that doesn't mean they want to turf him out.
Matthew Knott Pauline Hanson's bid to change the ABC charter and force the broadcaster to reveal the salaries of its top presenters appears doomed to fail.
Eryk Bagshaw Treasurer Scott Morrison is encouraging older Australians to downsize and "free up home for larger families" after a Fairfax Media analysis of census data found more than 2000 homes in Sydney and Melbourne with six or more bedrooms and only one person living in them.
David Wroe, national security correspondent MPs from across the political divide want to examine what role the Department of Veterans Affairs has in worsening veterans' mental health.
James Massola The Turnbull government is optimistic it can strike a shock deal with the Senate crossbench and pass the $7.8 billion Medicare levy
Adam Gartrell, Amy Remeikis Plans from Labor and the Coalition would set a dangerous precedent of partisan referrals, setting the stage for a damaging free-for-all.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent If you're prepared to hit people you love, you can't be fully trusted to act with honour and discipline on the battlefield.
Tom McIlroy The Trump administration has listed Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party a threat to religious freedom in a new report released in Washington.
Noel Towell Dept clashed when suited up "little drones" merged with "fluffy sweaters and tie-dye skirts".
"As you can imagine, we are working to a strict deadline."
Take a look at some of the best photos from around the region this week.
"This program isn’t just about solving problems, it’s about improving the lives of ratepayers."
"Students get to observe their experiment in real time."
Snow showers have been seen around Oberon.
Today we pay tribute to our favourite furry feline friends around the world.
"The favourable weather conditions were perhaps not reflected in the scores."