The looming gas crisis is three times worse than previously thought, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says, ordering gas giants and state governments to shore up gas supplies to east coast consumers or face strict export limits.
Megan Gorrey A Canberra man who caused an explosion outside the Australian Christian Lobby offices has died by suicide.
Fergus Hunter The mayor of the newly formed Inner West council will move to have free weddings for all same-sex couples in the suburbs under his control should gay marriage be legalised later this year.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The Turnbull government has developed detailed plans to manage the return of as many as 70 children of Australian foreign fighters who may come home from the Middle East.
Mark Kenny National Affairs Editor Australia will fall dramatically short of its Paris carbon reduction targets signed under Tony Abbott, unless it vastly increases its renewable energy usage to levels even higher than Labor's plan for 50 per cent renewables by 2030.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The recent case of a terrorist bomb kit allegedly being airmailed from Turkey to Sydney has prompted a major rethink of border security, a top official has said
Peter Hannam Barely one in five voters surveyed want to see the Liddell power station's life extended, a poll has found.
Fergus Hunter Chinese government will curb supplies of refined petroleum products to the rogue state from October.
Fergus Hunter, Eryk Bagshaw A little-known visa category facing accusations of systematic abuse needs to be urgently safeguarded by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the Labor Party has said, expressing concern that subclass 400 visas are being used as a "back door" to undermine the government's foreign labour crackdown.