As Canberra swelled with politicians filing in for budget estimates, there was one notable absence.
Fergus Hunter Push for new national anthem would delete words some Aboriginal Australians find offensive.
David Wroe, national security correspondent The old guard of the RSL NSW has been dramatically swept from power amid a series of financial scandals.
Nino Bucci Former Australian Open boys tennis champion avoids conviction after pleading guilty.
Catherine Armitage The combination of ICT and business skills has become an ideal set of qualifications for future jobs. People with ICT skills are busting out of ICT enclaves to perform vital roles across a full range of businesses, from retail and finance to agriculture, construction and mining
Judith Ireland PM told Parliament that the killing of concert-goers was an "attack on innocence".
Stephanie Peatling School funding reforms are in the Parliament, Senate estimates are in full swing, and Pauline Hanson is under more pressure.
James Massola Senior ALP figure "can see his last chance to be leader slipping away", say critics.
Latika Bourke "I don't think there is any appetite in the Liberal party for another leadership change," John Howard says.
Michael Koziol, immigration reporter "I don't know whether Andrew Bolt actually has possession of the footage. I certainly haven't shared it with him."