Led Zeppelin became famous for it. So too did AC/DC, and apparently even Jay-Z.
Nicky Phillips and video journalist Colin Cosier are preparing for a four-week expedition to Antarctica.
A young Australian medical student has died on a volunteering mission to East Africa after he was involved in a car accident.
Three decades after the chaplain of her Brisbane convent school sexually abused her, Joan Isaacs saw him on a beach with a young woman and child. She felt “really traumatised” to see that Father Francis Derriman was “still interested in young women”. She had “terrible thoughts” about the future of the child he was with. So she decided, at last, in 1996, to take action.
Melbourne was the most popular place for Australian Facebook users to check-in to this year, with four of the city's entertainment and sporting venues topping the list.
The gigantic punting club run by racing identity Bill Vlahos may have taken as much as $500 million from its 1000 members without laying any bets, Fairfax Media has learnt.
Australia is in the box seat to crack the US sugar market, leaked trade documents show. But, in return, it may have to allow US companies to sue Australian governments in international tribunals, a concession it has not been willing to make until now.
Witnesses say they saw a man believed to be missing Melbourne tennis coach Paul Arber wandering in and out of the Waikato River in the small New Zealand town of Hamilton in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Joan Isaacs was 14 years old and near the top of her class at the Sacred Heart Convent Sandgate in Brisbane when Father Francis Derriman got her to join his "cult-like" group of four children.
East Timor's government believes it has identified the members of a team of four Australian spies who allegedly bugged its government offices, describing it as "very disturbing" that they apparently used the cover of an aid program.