The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations.
Adam Pengilly Flowers with a scribbled note on a betting ticket at the gates of Princes Farm. Perhaps the perfect tribute for the man boasting a racing intellect without peer and a fondness for the simple things in life.
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Kelly Dennett An Auckland man who stabbed his partner to death told the dead woman's niece "you are too late, she is no more", a court has heard
Australia will look for a consolation victory in the limited overs games after losing the Ashes to England.
Jesse Hogan For the second time this month the winner of an Ashes series has come a cropper at the end.
Mark Kenny and Anna Patty Labor is planning a new parliamentary vote in the Senate against Tony Abbott's hand-picked trade unions royal commissioner Dyson Heydon in the wake of his decision to remain in the post.
Ruth Pollard After they were rescued by the MY Phoenix, Fairfax Media met some of those who made that journey into the unknown, trying to find a safer, better life in Europe .
Lisa Cox, Anna Patty, Michaela Whitbourn Mr Heydon was forced to consider his position after Fairfax Media revealed he was listed as a guest speaker at a Liberal Party fundraiser.
Peter Hannam After the coolest winter in years, the mercury is ready to rise, forecasters say.