More than half of the 40 players shortlisted for this year's All-Australian team are in contention for the first time.
The Abbott government has finally delivered on a key election promise and repealed the mining tax after striking a compromise with the Palmer United Party, but at a $6.5 billion hit over four years to the budget bottom line.
Rabbitohs star is free to play against the Sydney Roosters on Thursday.
The construction workers union directed all staff and officials to clean out their emails despite being issued with an order to produce electronic documents to the royal commission into union corruption.
Collingwood fitness chief Bill Davoren vows to increase players' training loads for a second straight season.
Around 100 people were evacuated from a seven-storey building on George Street after a fire broke out in its basement on Tuesday.
There was a rare outbreak of political bipartisanship at a corruption inquiry as senior state Labor and Liberal figures were forced to deny improper dealings with a company linked to embattled coal mogul Nathan Tinkler.
Turkey's Ambassador in Canberra blasts as "unfair" international calls to tighten the country's border with Syria to stem the flow of foreign jihadists.
Former NSW treasurer Eric Roozendaal has admitted to a corruption inquiry that he knew his Labor colleague Joe Tripodi was feeding confidential information from his office to a company linked to Nathan Tinkler and did nothing to stop it.
Hamstrung Australian captain Michael Clarke has refused Darren Lehmann's request to keep his concerns about selection private.
Drugs, vehicles and ammunition were seized from a storage facility in Hoxton Park yesterday afternoon, after police executed ...