He's famous for his capacity to deliver a slap down. He wasted no time using his acceptance speech at the Australia Day awards to serve up more tough words - this time for the PM.
Matthew Knott For decades, mobile libraries have brought books into the lives of those who would otherwise go without. Meals on Wheels has helped feed those who can't cook for themselves. What no one had thought of was creating a mobile laundry to wash the clothes of the homeless. That was until September 2014 when best mates Nic Marchesi and Lucas Patchett, both 21, decided to give it a go.
Mark Kenny Fresh from giving new hope to disaffected anti-Turnbull Liberals by staying in federal politics, Tony Abbott heads to the United States on Tuesday to gee-up one of the religious Right's most reactionary bodies, the pro-Christian, Alliance Defending Freedom.
Rachel Olding Graphic footage has emerged of teenagers being repeatedly bashed during a brawl outside Cronulla police station on Sunday morning.
Esther Han A man has suffered serious injuries after falling from a balcony in Haymarket in the Sydney CBD in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
From the Chief Scientist to a man who has pioneered guitar design, here are some of NSW's Australia Day Honours recipients.
Tim Barlass The planned second airport for Sydney should be named the "Sydney Nancy Bird Walton International Airport" says Qantas captain Richard de Crespigny, of flight QF32 fame, who is appointed a Member of the Order of Australia.
Inga Ting Even if every woman nominated for an Order of Australia award this Australia Day had been successful, women still would have taken home just 40 per cent of awards.
Brian Dollery The chaotic NSW local government Fit for the Future process has already seen several twists and turns. Thus the criteria for evaluating councils have been frequently changed without explanation, councils earlier identified as 'stand alone' are now unaccountably up for forced amalgamation, and vice versa.
Emma Partridge and Michael Chammas A former Australian professional tennis player has pleaded guilty to a corrupt betting charge, a week after allegations of widespread match fixing rocked the sport on the eve of the Australian Open.