Nearly half of all Liberals and 55 per cent of Labor MPs have previously worked as political advisers or government staffers.
Eryk Bagshaw and James Massola Treasurer Scott Morrison has urged financial regulators to crackdown on investor loans, warning restrictions have "worn off," allowing investors to storm back into the market hurting housing affordability levels and promoting surging household debt.
Adam Morton Calls for an extraordinary government intervention to keep the ailing Hazelwood coal power plant open have been rejected by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who said its closure would not affect electricity security.
Tom McIlroy Women make up 45 per cent of executives at the ABC, while just 12 per cent of senior staff come from non-English speaking backgrounds.
Jacob Saulwick Change is bearing in the form of a potential overhaul of what has been a feature of the village since 1824.
Chris Johnston The nine-year-old boy who survived an alleged attempted drowning by his mother in the Murray River is suffering post traumatic stress disorder in hospital and has not been eating, according to his family's lawyer.
Adam Gartrell, Political Correspondent When NSW couple Edna and Bill Williams were told how much they'd be expected to pay for their private health insurance next year - $17,594 - they were so shocked they couldn't sleep for three nights.
James Massola, Chief Political Correspondent Farmers battling drought are set to be among the big winners in the 2017 budget, with the Coalition poised to announce a $4.5 billion regional investment corporation in May.
Four people have been arrested following what police say was an unauthorised protest outside the Villawood detention centre on Friday.
Megan Levy Two truck drivers are dead after a fiery head-on crash that has closed the notorious Picton Road in Wilton, in Sydney's south.