In his first day as Defence Minister, Kevin Andrews has hit a landmine of his own making.
The Sydney Thunder dominated the Brisbane Heat in the best Thunder performance in over three seasons of Big Bash action. But fast bowler Gurinder Sandhu says this does not mean it will be smooth sailing for the rest of the tournament.
While the sheer mention of the Tabcorp-TVN dispute has the potential to glaze over the eyes of even the most interested of racegoers, the unrest caused by the breakdown of negotiations could have far wider ramifications than just having race meetings broadcast live or not.
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.
A mentally and physically stronger Nick Kyrgios is ready to face his first Australian tennis summer with heightened expectations head on as he is boosted by the return of a former coach and a new resolve.
Who is Sussan Ley, the rising star of Australian politics many voters may have never heard of?
Jeff Moss is 67 and still looks good in shorts. He has quirks that enhance the sense that he's easy company. The mop of dark curls and drooping mo are long gone. "I had my moustache before (Dennis) Lillee had his!" he says, with the almost self-conscious laugh that accompanies many of his recollections.
The after effects of a meal of Spanish mackerel meant months of pain and persistent nerve damage in this extraordinary case of food poisoning.
Independent Senator Nick Xenophon says the case is a “scandalous waste of taxpayers’ money…to protect the butt of the department".
Australian cycling star Simon Gerrans has broken his left collarbone in training, ruining his home season.
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