George Pell is arguing his child sex abuse convictions should be overturned or he should receive a retrial, because of a “fundamental irregularity” that prevented him entering a not guilty plea in front of his jury.
UPDATED | Cardinal George Pell has been taken into custody and will spend his first night in a jail cell for sexually abusing two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral.
Senator Michaelia Cash’s chief of staff Ben Davies was the source of a controversial leak to media about imminent police raids at Australian Workers’ Union offices.
Energy ministers have reached a compromise on the Turnbull government’s signature energy plan in a decision the policy architect says is a “great step forward”.
Australians should have to opt in for digital medical records rather than go through a process to remove themselves, says a Federal Government MP who has opted out.
Given North Korea’s record going back on agreements, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says the onus is on the rogue nation to prove this time they’re genuine.