Controversial election candidate Gerard Rennick donated more than $30,000 to the Liberal-National Party in the year before he secured a winnable spot on its Senate ticket.
The weather bureau has been tampering with temperature data in order to "perpetuate global warming hysteria", according to an under-fire Coalition candidate.
The Coalition usually wins at least three senate spots in Queensland, meaning Mr Rennick has a good chance of entering Parliament from July.
Labor unveils a $115 million plan for Indigenous health, pledging nearly a quarter of that spending to help address the alarming rate of youth suicide.
The future of the controversial coal mine proposed for central Queensland now rests with the State Government after receiving the final federal approvals needed before construction can begin.
Social media executives could be jailed and their companies fined billions of dollars if they fail to remove terrorist material like the Christchurch massacre live stream under proposed new laws.
Since 2016, the Coalition has claimed Labor's plan would "smash" housing values with a "sledgehammer". Treasury's revelation blunts the Government's attacks against the proposed overhaul of housing tax concessions.
The Opposition is warning there are only a few weeks' worth of petrol and diesel in Australia, raising fears of catastrophic shortages if conflict cut off imports.
Within days of Federal Parliament's historic vote making it easier for refugees and asylum seekers to get medical help in Australia, the Pacific nation creates new laws that ban referrals from online consultations.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has a new weapon in its armoury: a new font, which the ABC can reveal came during the royal commission and cost taxpayers more than $100,000.