The chief executive of a charity responsible for controversial Anzac-branded merchandise that has been banned from sale has hit back at social media "snipers", saying the centenary commemorations of the Gallipoli landings are being "bogged down in negativity".
Jacob Saulwick The controversial $38 million Albert "Tibby" Cotter Walkway to the Sydney Cricket Ground and Allianz Stadium will come under the scrutiny of the state's auditor-general.
Mark Kenny Two thirds of older Australians want the government to curb overly generous superannuation tax concessions rather than adjust the taper rate for age pension eligibility, according to a new survey.
Heath Aston An Australian Navy ship carrying up to 50 Vietnamese asylum seekers is hours away from a southern port city in Vietnam where it is expected to hand detainees over to the Communist government.
Matthew Knott Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett has lashed his fellow state premiers for locking in a system of GST distribution that "penalises success and rewards failure" after emerging from the latest Council of Australian Governments meeting.
Nicole Hasham The Animal Justice Party has secured the final spot in the NSW upper house, potentially thrusting issues such as puppy farms, hunting in national parks and the high rate of animal euthanasia onto the political agenda.
Richard Baker, Nick McKenzie A former senior Victorian railways official and Puffing Billy volunteer who preyed on train-loving boys for more than two decades has pleaded guilty to more than 30 serious child sex abuse charges.
Liam Mannix Michael Varcoe-Cocks, the National Gallery of Victoria's head of conservation, has worn his best black sports jacket for the occasion - the unrolling of John Herbert's 1878 epic Moses Bringing Down the Tables of the Law.
Peter Hannam AGL, the country's largest greenhouse gas emitter, has vowed to close all its existing coal-fired power stations by 2050 and will not build or buy new conventional plants in the meantime.
Michaela Whitbourn A company linked to the Obeid family has agreed to pay up to $1.7 million to Sydney Water.