ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight will miss the Wallabies' first two games of the Rugby Championship after his appeal against a five-week ban was dismissed on Tuesday.
Michael Chammas Casey Dellacqua has joined Sam Stosur in the second round of Wimbledon after breezing past Austrian Tamira Paszek in straight sets.
James Massola, Political Correspondent Federal Labor has dropped any reference to non-refoulement, the principle which protects refugees from being returned to a country where they face harm, from its draft national platform.
Ruth Pollard The hotel is now a crime scene, its gates from the beach padlocked, but a handful of guests who have chosen to continue their stay remain inside.
John Garnaut and David Wroe Australia's top public servant has dismissed any prospect of China leading the world, saying the economic giant is neither willing nor able to solve global problems.
Louise Hall and Michaela Whitbourn Treasurer Joe Hockey has had a partial victory in his defamation case against Fairfax Media, with a court finding he was defamed by the words 'Treasurer for Sale' on a poster and two tweets and awarding him $200,000 in damages.
Greg Baum He's an Australian tennis player, barely out of his teens, but rising fast and already famous, and certain of his own central importance.
John Garnaut Michael Thawley's seven minutes of analysis, delivered from hand-written notes at a high-level Canberra forum, reflect his considered personal views.
Cameron Atfield The Labor Party has backed a serving army major to become the first openly gay member of the Australian House of Representatives.
Eryk Bagshaw A new report from academics at the University of Sydney has revealed that $2 billion in education funding would have been better allocated to the public sector