Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has delivered a stinging rebuke to his predecessor, Tony Abbott, accusing the former prime minister of deliberately sabotaging the government to do maximum damage to the Coalition's standing in the polls.
Adam Morton The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has received an email requesting a loan for a 900 megawatt coal plant with carbon capture and storage.
Adam Gartrell, Political correspondent New board member has taken aim at "inner-city smashed avocado eaters" for unfairly targeting coal and the minerals industry.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter Immigration boss Mike Pezzullo shot back at the Commonwealth auditor, calling its language "unworldly" and "regrettable".
James Massola, Chief Political Correspondent A suite of changes to Australia's hate speech laws will be proposed but it will be up to the PM whether the government acts.
Tom McIlroy The federal government won't reveal the cost of a controversial security fence being installed outside Canberra's Parliament House because the price tag could aid a terrorist attack.
Fergus Hunter Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has laid the blame for the government's drop in the polls squarely at the feet of Tony Abbott, describing the former leader's "outburst" last week as a calculated and deliberate attack to undermine confidence in the Coalition.
Mark Kenny national affairs editor Malcolm Turnbull needs to find a solution to his Tony Abbott problem as Coalition MPs sweat on the next negative development in this toxic rivalry.
Adam Gartrell Coalition ministers hops their blistering attack on Tony Abbott has finally silenced him ahead of Federal Parliament's return, but the former prime minister's most loyal confidante says he's not going anywhere.
Peter Martin All high income Australians would pay the 1 to 1.5 per cent Medicare Levy Surcharge under a budget proposal that would raise a breathtaking $4 billion per year, more than 6 times the net amount saved in the first Turnbull budget.