• PM says Australian plane not shot at in Iraq

    September 2  — Prime Minister Tony Abbott has confirmed that an Australian RAAF plane was not shot at in Iraq

  • Mining tax abolished

    Palmer deal  — Tony Abbott has done a deal with Clive Palmer to finally abolish the mining tax, but not without an enormous cost for the Prime Minister

  • Foreign fighters taskforce

    Tough new powers  — The Prime Minister has announced a new foreign fighters taskforce with tough new powers to crackdown on Australians fighting with Islamic extremists in the Middle East

  • Russian retribution

    Ukraine crisis  — Foreign minister Julie Bishop will use a major summit in Wales this week to lobby world leaders over blocking Vladimir Putin from the G20 in Brisbane later this year

  • Weather

    Latest forecasts and warnings from around the nation





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