States and territories will pocket an estimated $6 billion windfall from gaming taxes, to the dismay of anti-gambling advocates and social workers.
Australian businessman Adam Tepper has been named as the person who died in a motorcycle crash in Thailand last week.
Georgina Mitchell One person is in a serious condition after they were found under the influence at Future Music Festival at Randwick.
Tim Barlass It's that time of year again. Autumn, dewy mornings, mists and succulent mushrooms popping up through the grass.
James Massola It's not hard to imagine that Tony Abbott might have looked wistfully back across the Tasman to Australia once or twice on this quick trip and pondered what a difference a couple of thousand kilometres can make.
Tim Barlass He has already been dubbed 'The Digger Prince' and likely deployment for Captain Harry Wales, reportedly soon to be seconded to Australian units for 'several weeks', could be to Darwin or Melbourne.
James Massola, Jacqueline Maley and Dan Harrison Prime Minister Tony Abbott has signalled the controversial Medicare co-payment could be dumped in a matter of days.
Su-Lin Tan NSW Premier Mike Baird has labelled current federal government turmoil an "internal distraction" that was "never helpful" ahead of the state's poll on March 28.
Dan Harrison Prime Minister Tony Abbott has given his clearest signal yet that he may be preparing to dump his controversial plan for a fee to see a GP.
Dan Harrison Former Prime Minister John Howard has been discharged from a Sydney hospital after receiving treatment for a heart condition.