"It's now up to Mr Dastyari to consider his position and I'm sure that he's doing that."
Andrew Taylor Tony Abbott should not waste his time seeking higher office in Malcolm Turnbull's government.
Peter Hannam The reversal of carbon captured under a controversial $2.5 billion fund set up by the Abbott-Turnbull government from bushfires is a "significant risk", among other challenges, according to a review by the Climate Change Authority.
David Wroe and Mark Kenny Former Labor leader Kim Beazley has joined a growing chorus of senior opposition figures telling the embattled Sam Dastyari he needs to consider resigning from the Senate in the wake of mounting revelations about his relationship with China.
Nick O'Malley, Alex Joske On the streets of Bennelong, brutal local politics have collided with international affairs as candidates embarked on the last week of campaigning for the seat that might save or imperil Malcolm Turnbull's slender governing majority.
Mark Kenny, National Affairs Editor The Turnbull government is now so eager to capitalise on Bill Shorten's acute pain over the Sam Dastyari affair, that it has dialled up its anti-Beijing language to eleven.
Peter Martin Catholic and independent private schools are set to get more than 100 per cent of their needs from governments under the Turnbull government's new 'Gonski 2.0' plan, official documents show.
Fergus Hunter, Nick McKenzie Embattled Labor senator Sam Dastyari attempted to pressure deputy opposition leader Tanya Plibersek to abandon a meeting with a pro-democracy activist opposed to Beijing's interference in Hong Kong, according to multiple sources who say the 2015 intervention surprised Ms Plibersek.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent Australia now has a rising great power in its region that wants to become Asia's hegemon, making it a bellwether in how it handles Beijing's increasing assertiveness.
Michael Koziol Energy giant says it will meet the baseload power shortfall through a new mix of gas and renewables while reducing carbon emissions by 17.6 per cent.