Prime Minister Tony Abbott has expressed his full confidence in his Defence Minister in the face of sustained parliamentary pressure to sack him.
John Orchard was the man you mightn't recognise, but is the reason Phillip Hughes is still fighting for his life
Liberal MP Alex Hawke does not support same-sex marriage, but he wants his party to have a free vote on the issues, declaring it is the "only way" to resolve the issue.
No outstretched hand fell unshaken; no proferred baby went undandled; no selfie avoided.
The Australian Open tees off on Thursday. Here's all the information you need to know for the four-day event where Rory McIlroy will defend his title.
In Barbados in 1981, supremely obstinate English opener Geoff Boycott faced, without flinching, reputedly the fastest over ever bowled, delivered by Michael Holding, nicknamed Whispering Death. But some years later, when a journalist acquaintance told him about squaring up to bowling he could not see in a lowly village green match, Boycott was aghast.
Does the internet drug marketplace encourage people to try drugs who otherwise would not?
If Labor win next Saturday's state election they will press federal law enforcement agencies to give the state integrity commissioner direct access to telephone intercept material.
In the MCG nets on Wednesday morning, Test fast bowler Peter Siddle told his Victorian teammate Marcus Stoinis to step aside so he could send down a bouncer. Emotions are so raw, it's easy to believe cricket might have changed forever.
A tumultuous international season has failed to dampen Australia's World Cup ambition, with vice-captain James Slipper declaring the Wallabies want to become the first team to win the tournament three times.