There is still another month left in the World Cup but it will take a mighty effort to top this entry from A.B. de Villiers for the innings of the tournament.
Peter Hannam Leaked reports show that mining companies have prepared plans for as many as 16 new or expanded coal mines in the NSW Upper Hunter Valley.
Matt Wade If there had been any doubt about the importance of electricity privatisation in this election it was dispelled when Mike Baird and Luke Foley went head to head for the first time.
Judith Ireland When Scott Morrison fronted the National Press Club this week, he was careful to point out that the McClure report into welfare he had just released was a "report to government, not from government".
Miki Perkins, Social Affairs Reporter The head of Victoria's first royal commission into family violence is no stranger to delving into grim and untrodden territory.
Nick O'Malley Fracking brought quick money to Oklahoma, but the state's once dormant seismic activity has awakened with a vengeance since the drilling started.
Deborah Snow and Sarah Whyte The Triggs affair could be the tipping point that ends the prime ministership of Tony Abbott.
Matt Wade A new dimension of workplace discrimination has been exposed: the gay pay gap.
Peter Munro Lady Gaga received a standing ovation at the Oscars this week for singing a medley of songs from The Sound of Music, in the classic movie's 50th-anniversary year. Then original star Julie Andrews joined her on stage and was similarly applauded.
Daniel Flitton Australia's politicians and lawmakers may agree on the size of our terrorist threat, but there is a spectrum of opinion on how far we need to go with anti-terrorist legislation.