A Queensland assistant minister did not declare hospitality at a proposed luxury resort site owned by a wind farm developer despite spruiking the wind farm, defending its developers and officiating at the resort’s opening.
The clock's ticking until Nathan Tinkler sells off his entire racing empire and one of his most sought-after gallopers can leave with a parting gift where it all began for the embattled mining magnate.
Racing Victoria Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter described this year's $6.2 million Melbourne Cup a race of opportunity for not only horse but rider.
Yotam Ottolenghi shares the secrets of his craft with Peter Barrett.
This week the Australian government is being run from a make-shift bush camp on the Gove Peninsula in Arnhem Land, a region known as Yolngu. Prime Minister Tony Abbott's decision to run the government from time to time in remote indigenous communities is obviously symbolic but the sincerity is obvious. It indicates his genuine desire to tackle the chronic poverty, unemployment and social dysfunction in many Aboriginal communities.
ARU boss Bill Pulver says the ACT government needs to get serious about building a new stadium in Canberra if the capital wants to host the Wallabies.
A Belgian murderer-rapist serving a life sentence is to be allowed to have doctors end his life after a ground-breaking ruling.
Tony Abbott has signalled his conviction that a referendum recognising indigenous Australians is more likely to succeed if it is "spiritually ambitious" but legally conservative.
Leading medical researchers have urged politicians not to let the federal government's proposed $20 billion fund for medical research become a victim of the divisive debate about the $7 GP co-payment fee.
Tony Abbott has moved to scale back expectations of the Iraq foray, arguing military intervention is not an attempt to establish a pluralist democracy in the war-torn country but an attempt to defeat an enemy that will come looking for us soon enough.