Treasurer Scott Morrison will unveil a suite of multinational tax avoidance measures, including a diverted profits tax - also known as a "Google tax" - designed to raise billions of dollars over four years and head off claims he is only cutting taxes for business and the wealthy.
Peter Martin The full details of the 2016 budget will be released by Scott Morrison on Tuesday night at 7.30pm, but there is plenty that we know already.
Mark Kenny Chief Political Correspondent For all its enormous complexities and competing demands, Scott Morrison's first, and potentially only, federal budget will sink or swim on one question alone. And it's a question that has little to do with the dismal science nor even with the reams of graphs, tables, and explanations accompanying the economic blueprint.
Peter Martin The first Turnbull budget will be propped up by around $13 billion of so-called "zombie measures", which are still on the books from the first and second Abbott budgets but not yet passed by the Senate.
Fergus Hunter Since federation, members of the House of Representatives have voted the same way when called upon to decide on matters of government. When a vote is called, members are summoned to the chamber, they divide to opposite sides and the party whips count the numbers.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The kidnappers of an Australian charity worker in Afghanistan still had not made any demands four days after the 60-year-old woman was snatched at gunpoint, the charity's chairman has said.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's besieged cabinet secretary Arthur Sinodinos insists he had no knowledge the Liberal Party-aligned Free Enterprise Foundation was being used to channel illegal political donations to the NSW Liberals.
Mark Kenny For all the cost-saving potential of the internet, it seems there's nothing quite like being there.
Megan Gorrey Former government adviser escapes conviction for 'bizarre' string of events.
Lenny Ann Low We rate ten of President Obama's best jokes at his final White House Correspondents' Dinner.
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