Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson will challenge his conviction for concealing child sex abuse and says he will only resign if he loses his appeal.
Tony Abbott has failed in his bid to effectively kill off legislation allowing same-sex couples to marry.
NSW’s deputy premier John Barilaro has been slapped down by a string of senior Coalition figures after demanding Malcolm Turnbull resign by Christmas.
Australians with private health insurance are being promised simpler policies, more affordable premiums and easier access to mental healthcare from next year, but critics say the shake-up will mean little difference for families and older Australians.
The nation’s leaders have agreed to a host of new counter-terrorism measures, which Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull insists are needed to keep Australians safe.
UPDATED: The Turnbull government faces a possible constitutional crisis after Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce was told he could be a citizen of New Zealand.