Voters might experience it like a recurring wave of nausea. A faltering government is lashing out, blaming others as the accounts of its own dysfunction pile up. This seems too familiar. And too rich an irony.
Henrietta Cook Students at one of Australia's most prestigious private schools suffered serious sexual abuse up until 2007, with victims afraid to report the abuse due to a "code of silence", the royal commission has heard.
James Massola, Lisa Cox Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says government MPs have "a fair idea who is leaking" information about divisions in cabinet as another minister blasted leakers, calling on them to quit or be sacked.
Leesha McKenny The state government is tightening up - but not scrapping - pre-gateway reviews, a process that lets developers challenge council rezoning refusals.
Eryk Bagshaw The Presbyterian minister who led an attack on the screening of a film about children with gay parents at a Sydney high school had his scripture classes at the school dramatically slashed last year.
Heath Aston, Gareth Hutchens Industry super funds have accused the Abbott government of quietly watering-down penalties designed to encourage employers to pay their workers' super on time.
Kate Aubusson and Leonie Thorne Have you ever felt like magpies were out to get you? You might be onto something, according to a new Australian study.
Sarah Whyte A PWC report estimates that 32,000 Indigenous Australians could avoid blindness if the government invests another $23 million.
Sam Rigney A woman who crashed her car on the New England Highway killing her two-year-old daughter and critically injuring her 11-month-old son allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel after smoking three or four "cones" of cannabis earlier in the day, Newcastle Local Court has heard.
Harriet Alexander The first stocks in an unusual bank won't help their female donors, but they may hold the cure to health problems for future generations.