Defence Minister Marise Payne announced Australia would provide the troop boost in response to requests from NATO.
Nick O'Malley In an extraordinary address in Sydney on Tuesday evening, Republican giant John McCain begged an Australian audience that included that included two former prime ministers, diplomats and business leaders for patience and even leadership to sustain the alliance between the US and Australia during the Trump presidency.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The exercise groups Australia with the countries at the coalface of the North Korean nuclear threat.
Peter Hannam Getting the green bank to invest in carbon reduction measures is not entirely mad.
Michael Koziol, Immigration correspondent Counter terrorism experts have overwhelmingly backed spy boss Duncan Lewis in his assessment there was "no evidence" linking refugees to Islamic terrorism.
Mark Kenny Andrew Hastie has weighed in on the heated debate over the use of Australian Defence Force special forces in the event of a future terrorist attacks.
Noel Towell Jordan knows "nothing" of fresh Cranston allegations, Senate told.
Latika Bourke They also called for the immediate sacking of Yassmin Abdel-Magied from the board of the Council for Australian-Arab Relations, which is run by the ??Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Ms Abdel-Magied has been at the centre of several public attacks relating to her advocacy and interpretation of her religion.
Kate McClymont Crocodile Dundee star and his long-term collaborator appear to have settled their long-running dispute with the tax office, a parliamentary committee has heard.
Adam Morton and Peter Hannam The Turnbull government to allow green bank to invest in carbon capture and storage.