John Garnaut, Asia-Pacific editor China has won the first round of its contest for control in the South China Sea by completing construction of an archipelago of artificial islands which will enable it to further project its military power.
Police were called to investigate the cause of a house fire in Warrnambool on Saturday.
Timna Jacks, Education Reporter A decentralised US-style public school system should be rolled out in Australia to boost academic standards, the libertarian think-tank Centre for Independent Studies has argued.
Tim Habel Bart Cummings was dubbed the "Sir Donald Bradman of racing" - rightly so, when his remarkable record is assessed.
Chris Roots He was a man all Australians thought they knew at least on one day of the year. Most of us grew up with Bart Cummings being the centre of attention on the biggest day of the racing year, the first Tuesday in November.
Chris Roots Legendary trainer Bart Cummings has been described as "a legend in every sense of the word" following his death at the age of 87 on Sunday.