One day apparently is a long time in climate change politics.
Nicole Hasham Almost nine in 10 asylum seeker and refugee children at Nauru reportedly do not attend school and have been accused by local students of being "terrorists" and bomb-makers, leaving already vulnerable young people uneducated and badly disadvantaged.
Michael Koziol Former Greens leader Bob Brown has called on the party's NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon to resign, citing the Greens' poor performance in her state and emphasising a need for "renewal".
Mark Kenny Kevin Rudd learned by telephone that he would not be nominated to run for the top job at the United Nations despite requesting a face-to-face meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and flying to Sydney for that purpose.
Matthew Knott Kylie Sturgess loves science fiction - so much that at the last census, the radio tutor marked "Jedi" in the religion section. Her husband, who has travelled with her from Perth to Atlanta several times for sci-fi and fantasy conventions, did the same.
Tom McIlroy Kevin Rudd has expressed his disappointment at the Turnbull government's decision not to nominate him for United Nations secretary-general, saying the bid would have reflected well on what Australia offers the world.
Cameron Atfield A month would have passed since the July 2 federal election before voters in the Townsville-based electorate of Herbert could have certainty over who represents them in Canberra.
Daniel Flitton Labor's Penny Wong has warned against Australia turning inward from the world at a time of rising concern about security threats and the cost of living.
Fergus Hunter The government has defended the choice of former Northern Territory chief justice Brian Martin to lead the royal commission into juvenile detention amid tensions about who was - and wasn't - consulted on the details of the joint Commonwealth-NT inquiry.
Fergus Hunter As Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull agonises over whether to nominate Kevin Rudd for the United Nations, cabinet minister Christopher Pyne says it's a "second-order issue" and that he will ultimately support whatever decision his boss makes.