The ATO is reminding businesses ahead of quarterly compulsory superannuation guarantee collections that the rate increased to 9.5 per cent as of July 1.
A vote in Ireland's senate to support a Palestinian state comes after a similar nod by the British House of Commons and Swedish MPs.
Australia could be joining an international effort in west Africa to fight Ebola as talks on safety guarantees take a positive turn.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has addressed parliament on the fatal shooting in Canada, a country he described as family.
The government has had "very positive" talks with partner nations about what treatment Australian doctors could receive if they're sent to combat Ebola.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the country won't be intimidated after a soldier was gunned down in the capital.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says the shooting in Canada's parliament confirms a very real threat to free countries and institutions.
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison says reports he wants to take control of protecting Australia from Ebola are "complete and utter rubbish".