The jury may still be out on the desirability of the WTA's on-court coaching system, but the governing body of women's tennis has made a ruling to permit even more external assistance during matches, by allowing real-time statistical data to be delivered during breaks in play.
When Gough and Margaret Whitlam were caught up in an earthquake during a visit to China, a cartoonist took the opportunity to have some fun with the incident.
A bad barrier draw appears to be the only stumbling block to an international clean sweep of Australia's most important races - the Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup.
Cronulla are in negotiations to sign Ben Barba as a replacement for sacked superstar Todd Carney.
An antarctic station leader, a humanitarian aid worker caring for refugees fleeing Syria, a medical innovator who has drastically cut sepsis mortality rates, and an adoption advocate with a Hollywood sheen - the group of NSW finalists for Australian of the Year 2015 is both eclectic and worthy.
Councils across Sydney engage auditors who sift through general and recycling bins, to build a detailed, if malodorous, picture of our waste habits.
Will we get an inside out building like the Pompidou Centre in Paris, an organic twirl like the Roche Tower in Basel, or something totally different?
Fairfax journalist Matt Wade has won the 2014 ACFID Media Award for excellence in reporting on international development issues. The award acknowledges Wade's efforts to highlight the 'forgotten famine' in South Sudan with a series of articles published in The Sydney Morning Herald in August.
The NSW Liberal Party is using the former head of the Independent Commission Against Corruption as a private investigator to look into allegations of branch stacking, intimidation and impersonation at three party branches.
Gough Whitlam was hailed on Tuesday by politicians on both sides as one of the giants of Australian politics, after he died in a Potts Point nursing home following a long illness.