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.
Deborah Snow After another hiccup in the bilateral relationship, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and President Joko Widodo have pressed the re-set button.
Mark Kenny national affairs editor Malcolm Turnbull meets with Jokowi - joint press conference expected around 11:30 - in Sydney
Adam Gartrell The Turnbull government is "on life support" and the Liberal Party is "bleeding" voters but Tony Abbott is not angling to reclaim the prime ministership, his most loyal confidante claims.
Matthew Knott Self-driving cars will be commercially available within five years and could become so advanced that humans are banned from driving, a federal parliamentary inquiry has heard.
Amy Remeikis Queensland workers in coalition electorates will be among the hardest hit by the changes to Sunday penalty rates, with employees in some of the most marginal seats in the nation also bearing the brunt.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter The Immigration Department has begun issuing warning notices to about 12,000 asylum seekers in Australia to apply for refugee status immediately or face deportation.
David Wroe Australia wanted the United Nations to play a bigger role in the reconstruction of Iraq after the 2003 invasion but was rebuffed by the Bush administration, a declassified report reveals.
Peter Hannam Parts of the Great Barrier Reef are enduring periods of heat stress worse than during last year's record-breaking coral bleaching event.
James Robertson Indonesian President Joko Widodo has used his first state visit to Australia to plump for greater connections between businesses in Australia and its northern neighbour.