The likely teams for Australia and England ahead of the third Ashes clash at Perth.
Abbott government puts stop to $1.2 billion scheme set up by former Labor government to deliver pay rises to aged care workers.
Abbott government appoints former Howard government minister and the daughter of Liberal Party founder Robert Menzies to the advisory council of Old Parliament House.
Tosses are overrated, Steve Waugh used to say. Which team bats first doesn't have as much influence on a five-day Test match as many think.
There is something about Perth, and not just the searing heat nor time difference. A year ago it was the site of Ricky Ponting's retirement bombshell, and subsequently his final Test.
Schools need to introduce education programs on sexual behaviour earlier, and parents need to take more responsibility to protect their teens, experts have warned.
Australia has another big spender on the international circuit with the Sun International Group purchasing eight well-credentialed broodmares at the Arqana Broodmare Sale in France last Saturday.
A Carlingford fish-and-chip shop owner is seeking more than $330,000 in damages from radio broadcaster Ray Hadley over two on-air tirades in which he described her as "vile" and a "grub", claiming the commentator had pursued a "vendetta" against her.
Cronulla five-eighth Todd Carney insists the club is not preparing to lose any players because of the ongoing ASADA investigations he described as "a nightmare for everyone".
The stand-off between veterinarians and Racing NSW over licensing is set for a showdown in the Supreme Court on Tuesday.