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.
Amy Remeikis and David Wroe The NSW council of the RSL has agreed to step aside amid mounting pressure from the rank-and-file as well as the league's national board over the financial scandals plaguing the state leadership.
Amy Remeikis It's hard to know how many lives Carly Ryan has saved, how many childhoods she has kept intact.
Fergus Hunter Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has conveyed Labor's concern about Israel's construction of settlements in occupied territories to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a meeting he described as "warm and productive".
A Forster family is pleading for the return of a collection of World War II medals.
Look back at the week that was up and down the Mid North Coast ....
Got weekend plans? Here's some ideas around the MidCoast region
See all the action at the Battle of the boats at Pacific Palms from 2011 to 2015
Crash Investigation Unit officers are investigating a fatality at Smiths Lake.
The water safety support operations group has been a staple part of Surf Live Saving across the region.
MidCoast Council working towards and clear and effective draft NSW Coastal Reforms.