Labor leader Bill Shorten has accused Prime Minister Tony Abbott of "insulting the intelligence" of Australians by refusing the offer any help to the thousands of asylum seekers fleeing Myanmar and Bangladesh
Chris Dutton David Pocock has led the fight against homophobia in sport, battled his way back from two knee reconstructions and faces a World Cup selection fight, but meeting one of his heroes in South Africa made him weak at the knees.
Rachel Browne Crowd numbers at Vivid Sydney were lower than expected as wet weather and chilly temperatures kept people away.
Peter Hanlon Aaron Finch has emerged from a summer like no other more determined than ever to realise his childhood dream.
Helen Gregory Blonde students living at the University of Newcastle are looking suspiciously at their showerheads, after noticing their golden locks turning a ghoulish shade of green.
Kelsey Munro The Department of Transport has handed over the personal information of dozens of Opal card users to police and immigration authorities.
England take on travelling New Zealand in the first match of a two-match Test series.
Malcolm Knox A new book about the tragic death of a talented cricketer is just one example of the pressures facing athletes that we never hear about.
Chris Barrett Shane Watson will potentially place his Test future in jeopardy if he misses the first match of the upcoming series against the West Indies but makes no apologies for putting his family first.
Michael Koziol Arts leaders have stepped up their campaign against the federal government's cuts to the Australia Council at a national day of protest that included a "mass dance action" to demonstrate their displeasure.