"Someone should be standing there saying, 'Is that really that smart, Tony?' but he doesn't seem to have those people around him anymore."
David Wroe Exoskeleton suits. Drones the size of insects. Augmented-reality goggles. Welcome to war under a rebuilt ADF.
Deborah Snow You can control your perimeters with all the latest firewalls, but eventually "a Dave" will breach your external defences.
Michael Koziol Cabinet Minister Christopher Pyne has acknowledged the simmering tensions between Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his predecessor Tony Abbott, admitting that the two still disagreed about "who the prime minister should be".
James Massola, Sean Nicholls Liberal MPs say Tony Abbott has damaged his standing among Coalition conservatives after an extraordinary, days-long public fight with Malcolm Turnbull - and ministers Peter Dutton and Michael Keenan - over a ban on the Adler shotgun.
David Wroe RSL New South Wales councillors including the now national president Rod White may have broken the law by receiving shares in nearly $1 million in consulting fees while holding voluntary positions in the veterans group, according to legal advice.
Benjamin Preiss Australia's police ministers have failed to reach a unanimous agreement to reclassify the controversial Adler shotgun, leaving the import ban on the firearm in place.
Noel Towell Another 7 million calls simply "abandoned".
Fergus Hunter Labor frontbencher Patrick Dodson has panned the government's inaction on the incarceration crisis facing Aboriginal communities, zeroing in on Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion's "appalling demonstration of ignorance" during a Senate committee hearing.
Amy Remeikis David Leyonhjelm once said he would be happy to let police "lie on the side of the road and bleed to death".