A group of federal Labor MPs have urged Australian recognition of a Palestinian state, echoing the high-profile interventions of party elders ahead of Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Heath Aston, political correspondent He was supposed to be the human face of the thousands of weekend workers affected by the cut in Sunday penalty rates.
Matthew Knott, Lucy Battersby Ahmed Fahour's successor as Australia Post chief executive is set to receive a massive multi-million dollar pay cut after the Turnbull government stripped the postal service's board of responsibility to set the salary of its managing director.
Peter Hannam The Victorian government is demanding the operator of Australia's main electricity grid explain how the state came close to losing electricity during the recent extreme heatwave to ensure NSW avoided power outages, adding to calls for a wider inquiry.
Peter Hannam A new wave of solar energy is about to crest and it won't just be households benefiting.
Peter Martin Former treasury boss Ken Henry has backed the government's 10-year plan to cut the company tax rate, saying it should be done even sooner.
Heath Aston, political correspondent The Fair Work Commission's review of penalty rates was three years in the making but it was clear within minutes of its announcement that lowering Sunday pay was a major new political battleground.
Lucy Battersby and Matthew Knott Australia Post chief executive Ahmed Fahour - who was criticised by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for his $5.6 million salary - has resigned from the job after seven years.
Deborah Snow Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has emphasised the need for Israel to retain "security control" over any future Palestinian state, and praised Australia as a "clear-eyed" nation "willing to puncture United Nations hypocrisy".
Tom McIlroy Peter Dutton has backed down on controversial comments suggesting a quid pro quo with the Trump administration over refugee resettlement plans, after being corrected by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop from Washington on Thursday.
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