The path to this week's resounding "yes" vote was lined with roadblocks, villains and unlikely heroes.
The Don Dale Youth Detention Centre should be urgently closed down and sweeping changes made to address "shocking and systemic failures" in the Northern Territory's youth justice system, the final report of the landmark royal commission into NT child detention and protection has found.
Barnaby Joyce says several candidates entering the New England by-election race come from outside the electorate and have alternative motivation.
A Nationals-led push to defy Malcolm Turnbull and force a powerful commission of inquiry into Australia's banks could finally succeed, with another backbench Coalition MP suggesting he might cross the floor to back the probe.
Former Labor prime minister Paul Keating has stepped up his attack on Victorian Labor, slamming its move to legalise assisted dying.
The SA Upper House has voted to extend the State's moratorium on GM crops - and industry figures are fuming.