Australian troops will remain in Iraq for at least two years under a new and enlarged deployment that will bring a significant risk of deadly insider attacks, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced.
Tom Allard Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will be transferred to the execution island of Nusakambangan at noon on Wednesday, it has been announced.
Andrew Wu Many people give Afghanistan no hope of toppling Australia in Perth on Wednesday but the sentimental favourites of the World Cup are daring to dream the impossible.
Andrew Wu Michael Clarke says he is the fittest he has been for five years but remains unsure whether his body will be able to withstand the punishing World Cup schedule dished out to Australia.
Matthew Knott, Education Correspondent The Abbott government is trying to strike a last-minute compromise deal with Senate crossbenchers on university fee deregulation by proposing the equivalent of a mining "super profits tax" for universities that increase their fees over current levels.
Jon Tuxworth Star jockey Kathy O'Hara will ride Canberra's best hope Single Gaze in Sunday's Black Opal Stakes.
Patrick Bartley Sprinter Lankan Rupee will have to be every bit as good as his world ranking after weights for this year's $1 million Newmarket Handicap on Saturday week were released.
David Polkinghorne and Lee Gaskin Disappointing Manuka Oval crowd gives soccer the edge over cricket.
Mark Kenny, Dan Harrison Tony Abbott has declared the GP co-payment as "dead, buried, cremated" after it was finally dumped on Tuesday.
Julia Medew Young children and people aged in their 20s are visiting Victorian public emergency departments in greater numbers than the elderly, a surprising new study that calls for more resources to better match demand has found.
THIS weekend is the 17th annual Shell Cove Shellharbour City Festival of Sport.