Sounds of pilot trying to smash his way back into locked cockpit have emerged on voice recorder, investigator says.
Dan Harrison Former US president George W Bush once called John Howard a "man of steel" in a reference to his steadfast support for the United States-led invasion of Iraq.
John Garnaut American statesman Henry Kissinger pocketed close to US$5 million for guiding mining giant Rio Tinto to wash its hands of its jailed China chief, Australian citizen Stern Hu, and build relations with Bejing.
eamonn duff On paper, it was just another bumper sale of prime coastal real estate, soon to make way for a block of luxury units boasting ocean views.
Cameron Atfield At least three Liberal National Party members are in contention to replace retiring Senator Brett Mason in the upper house ahead of next year's federal election.
Judith Ireland The Abbott government is considering how high it should boost childcare funding after rejecting a Productivity Commission proposal.
Matthew Knott Taxpayers will spend half a million dollars for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to host a gathering of global competition watchdogs in Sydney next month.
Judith Ireland The Abbott government is considering how to limit extra spending on childcare while minimising the number of families left worse off.
Adam Morton and Lisa Cox The Australian government is changing how it expresses climate change targets in way that could make it appear to the public as though it is cutting greenhouse gas emissions more rapidly than it is.
Melissa Fyfe Victorians wanting to stop perpetrators from committing domestic assaults are considering how to rein in violent men.
WHILE supporters cheered in earnest, Anna Watson joked that the drinks were on her as she celebrated confirmation ...