Julie Bishop's sister says the former foreign affairs minister would have done an "amazing job" as South Australia's next governor, but has "another career ahead of her" outside of politics.
Iron ore shipments out of Esperance are set to resume in the coming weeks after train loads of ore again started rolling into town.
It's been noted as one of the ironies of the dual citizenship crisis that has engulfed Canberra over the past year: those deciding on the fate of lawmakers - the justices of the High Court - can themselves hold foreign passports. And Fact Check found that this difference in standards checks out.
A landmark case is underway in the Federal Court to determine whether correspondence between the Queen and the Governor-General concerning the 1975 dismissal of the Whitlam government should be released.