Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said that the last thing voters want is another election as he tried to hose down more commentary that his government has done a poor job of selling its budget.
AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan has denied that he has officially received an offer from the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority that proposed a six-month sanction for Essendon players on the condition they accept they took performance-enhancing substances in 2011-12.
Cronulla captain Paul Gallen is one of 10 current NRL players to accept an ASADA deal which would result in a 12-month ban, back-dated to November 2013 for their involvement in the supplements program at the club in 2011.
James Packer’s Crown Resorts has squeezed a 17-year extension on its Melbourne casino licence out of the Victorian state government as a peace offering in return for a hike in poker machine taxes announced last December.
It was not quite a fall from grace for furry 'Sir Chompalot', but a plunge into a second chance at life.
Labor leader Bill Shorten has broken his silence about damaging rape allegations dating back to the 1980s after Victorian Police told him there was no case and no charges to be laid.
The selected teams for round 22 of the AFL season, headlined by Geelong's clash with Hawthorn on Saturday night.
Hawks or Cats? Port or Carlton? Saints or Tigers? The Age experts select their tips for AFL Round 22.
The witnesses for this final hearing are: The Hon Scott Morrison, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection; Mr Paris Aristotle and Professor Nicholas Procter, Chair and Member of the Minister's Council on Asylum Seekers and Detention respectively; and Ms Deborah Homewood, Managing Director of MAXimus Solutions, responsible for providing support to unaccompanied children in immigration detention.
A former employee of the firm which took its fleet of trucks off the road nationwide after a fatal crash says he quit his job with the waste management company a year ago because he did not want to accidentally kill someone.
Erskine Park High School’s budding artists have pushed the envelope once more.