Wallabies captain Stephen Moore has sent a letter of support to the Diamonds as Australia's rugby and netball teams prepare to face arch rivals New Zealand at Sydney Olympic Park this weekend.
Peter FitzSimons As the 100th anniversary of the iconic World War I battle comes around, we should pause to reflect on what it must have been like for the many Australian soldiers involved in this senseless slaughter.
Jane Lee The government, rather than migrant workers, would be paid wages employers withheld from them under a plan to prevent exploitation, which advocates say will allow it to profit from forced labor.
Philip Wen Reiko Toida's eyes and mouth widen in unison, as though she still struggles to compute the enormity of what she witnessed as a nine-year-old.
Nicole Hasham A company paid about $440 million a year to run the Manus Island detention centre is allowing drunken staff to misbehave, the Papua New Guinea government says, ordering its own officials to intervene after Australian workers allegedly sexually assaulted a local female employee.
Rupert Guinness Wallabies second rower Will Skelton has only played the All Blacks twice, but however far his Test career takes him he is hardly ever likely to forget that first time.
Amy Corderoy Ambulance officers are being told to avoid one of Sydney's major hospitals because of an extreme bed shortage, putting patients at risk.
Ben Schneiders, Royce Millar A police anti-corruption taskforce is investigating the possibility that a secretive $250,000 payment from the Peter MacCallum cancer hospital to Kathy Jackson's old union in 2003 was a bribe.
Mark Kenny There were big questions about the proposal to build the world's biggest coal mine on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef, long before it emerged the federal government had been slapdash in its environmental approval.
Mark Kenny Malcolm Turnbull doesn't like the term "travel entitlement". The communicationally gifted Communications Minister is a former journalist and barrister, so he knows a thing or two about the power of words in conveying the correct meaning.