Incoming Health Minister Sussan Ley has vowed to put more focus on the gap between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians, while also listening to crossbench senators to ensure the country gets a "sustainable health policy".
The Abbott government has quietly signalled a retreat from the homelessness and low-income housing sector.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott is expected to reshuffle his own office, with three key staff members including his communications chief to move over summer.
The government's Climate Change Authority has questioned the efficiency and effectiveness of the Emissions Reduction Fund, the centre piece of the Abbott Government's "Direction Action" plan to reduce carbon pollution.
Senior Liberals were privately aghast when the Prime Minister nominated repealing the carbon tax as his "biggest achievement" for women because they are "particularly focused on the household budget".
In his first day as Defence Minister, Kevin Andrews has hit a landmine of his own making.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has been forced to defend the Prime Minister's views on women after Tony Abbott nominated repealing the carbon tax as his biggest contribution for women in 2014.
Who is Sussan Ley, the rising star of Australian politics many voters may have never heard of?
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has unveiled sweeping changes to his front bench, appointing Scott Morrison to a super-sized social services portfolio and handing him a key role in driving the government's economic agenda next year.
Who's who in the Abbott government ministry.
It's not just humans dressing up in the countdown to Christmas.
Nova Employment exceeds the 100 jobs in 100 days
The Hawkesbury - November in Pictures
A celebration was held on Saturday, November 29 to mark train line anniversary.