So it's big: weighing 27,500 tonnes and stretching 230 metres long and 32 metres wide. Bigger than four Olympic-sized swimming pools. Bigger than eight standard-sized blue whales, if they happened to be lined up on the flight deck head to fluke.
The Bureau of Meteorology is warning metropolitan area residents to prepare for a possibly severe storm late on Wednesday.
Labor's Kate Lundy says it's the right time for her to leave politics after almost two decades in the senate
Australia's preparations for the first Test have taken a back seat to the injury which has left Phillip Hughes fighting for his life.
Junior cricket clubs have called for the introduction of a compulsory time out after any hit to the head, and warned parents and members of the need for young players to wear a helmet.
If one good thing is to come from something horrific, a leading helmet manufacturer hopes it is that cricketers will be persuaded to embrace a back-to-the-future design that better protects the base of their skull.
The Abbott government’s budget deficit could blow out by billions of dollars more, according to an analysis from the Parliamentary Budget Office.
Long-anticipated plans for a new inner city primary school have collapsed after the state government walked away from a deal to buy an Ultimo site from the City of Sydney.
The Immigration Minister Scott Morrison and the Assistant Immigration Minister Michaelia Cash have spent nearly $120,000 monitoring the media for mentions of their names and the immigration portfolio.
Wallabies lock Sam Carter has swapped family farm chores for the chance to chase a World Cup dream, vowing to increase his physicality to fit into Michael Cheika's game plan.