Liberal candidate Gladys Liu is officially announced as the winner in the Victorian seat of Chisolm, making her the first ever Chinese-Australian female member of Federal Parliament's Lower House.
Kristina Keneally's appointment as Shadow Home Affairs Minister will pit her directly against Peter Dutton in a role that could determine her career in federal politics.
A record number of voters showed up for the European Parliament elections. But they weren't there to support the parties who've typically led European governments, writes Stan Grant.
The ABC understands Labor's legal challenge to the Court of Disputed Returns will focus on how-to-vote information sent to voters on Chinese social media platform WeChat, telling locals to vote "1" for Ms Liu.
Losing a $2 billion promise from Bill Shorten and a huge slump in stamp duty revenue still couldn't drag Victoria into deficit in its 2019 budget, writes Daniel Ziffer.
Scott Morrison reshuffles his Cabinet to stamp his renewed authority, with Melissa Price no longer the environment minister, while Arthur Sinodinos will replace Joe Hockey as US ambassador.
After more than eight years of planning, Adani could begin breaking ground at its Carmichael mine site within weeks, after the Premier sets a deadline for its last two environmental approvals.
Consistent polling errors over the past few years could have created a "parallel universe" in Australian politics says long-time Labor party pollster John Utting.
Lisa Millar returns to Townsville after 25 years to find a city buffeted by mining downturns and natural disasters, feeling every one of it's 2,000 kilometres from Canberra.
The Liberal Party's Sarah Henderson concedes defeat in her marginal seat of Corangamite on the Great Ocean Road, despite recording a swing to her in some polling places.