I've got a small group of friends who have found their way to the heart of Footscray via a steak and a glass of red wine. They aren't Western Bulldogs per se, but this year they have become Footscray Bulldogs supporters.
An old story does the rounds in Australian diplomatic circles about the difficulty of dealing with Russia, a tale that must leave Tony Abbott wondering.
He has the reputation of a sour Soviet commissar. Vladimir Antyufeev - a former Soviet intelligence officer, wanted for subversion and deadly repression in two of Russia’s neighbours - has suddenly taken charge of the rebels in eastern Ukraine.
A key crossbench senator has lashed the federal government's proposal to toughen work-for-the-dole requirements as bordering on exploitation and called for ''proper'' industrial relations reform instead.
The Scots College principal rejects suggestions that the private school's all-conquering 1st XV rugby team poses a threat to the safety of schoolboy competitors.
Perth Scorchers fans will have to travel to the east coast to watch their side play live in the final of 2014-15 KFC Big Bash competition, even if they finish on top of the table at the end of the tournament.
It would be a "great tragedy" for Australia if Parliament blocks the federal government's plan to deregulate university fees, according to Group of Eight Universities Chair Ian Young.
Peter Siddle has already put on a couple of kilograms in search of the kilometres needed to win back his pivotal role in the Australian Test attack.
“To forge iron, you must have a strong hammer,” Chinese president Xi Jinping said in his first public address. The fall of former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang is meant to show Xi means business.
A judge who compared incest and paedophilia to homosexuality when he rejected evidence of years of sexual abuse by a man against his younger sister was "clearly in error" and the trial should be heard by a different judge, an appeals court has found.
UPDATE: A 79-YEAR-OLD man is due to appear in Moree Local Court charged with the murder of Environment ...
TAMWORTH father Glen Turner did not come home from work on Tuesday. He was killed at a property ...
The ramifications of Environment and Heritage worker Glen Turner is being felt deeply around the north-west.
HIS mind resolute but body ravaged by cancer, Barraba father-of-two Allistair Leahy is being sustained by hope.
MOREE Plains Shire mayor Katrina Humphries is not surprised simmering tensions over environmental policy has ended in tragedy.