Climate and soil combination creates gardening challenges for Canberrans, says Graham Ross.
Crossbench senator David Leyonhjelm has lambasted the Abbott government for a lack of political courage to confront marriage reform.
A dog breeder has been allowed to continue running a puppy farm despite evidence that appears to show dire conditions inside the breeding centre in north-western NSW.
The Indonesian woman arrested in Bali for organising a hit on her Australian husband, Bob Ellis, was extremely well off, spend large sums on gold and jewellery and had full control of the couple's profitable diving business, according to neighbours and friends.
The celebration of Canberra's relationship with Japanese sister city Nara is now a well established event on the social calendar, says Events ACT marketing manager Adelina La Vita.
What sounded like a sensible way to remunerate those who face greater danger has become a joke. It has created an insupportable burden without any rationale.
An estimated crowd of more than 1500 people marched on Parliament House on Saturday.
Premier Campbell Newman is picking up what Prime Minister Tony Abbott is putting down about reforming the federation.
In Tokyo this week for the 50th anniversary celebrations of the first of Japan's remarkable high-speed rail lines, the Shinkansen, former deputy prime minister and noted train buff Tim Fischer drew a laugh with a spot of Australian self-deprecation.
Two Australian light-aircraft pilots forced to land by fighter jets because they were violating Indonesian air space have been allowed to fly on to their destination in the Philippines.
PAUL SCAMBLER'S pictures from the Scale Model Expo at Launceston's Aurora Stadium.
PETER SANDERS'S pictures from the Derby River Darby
SCOTT GELSTON'S pictures from the TCL clash between Uni-Mowbray and Trevallyn.
SCOTT GELSTON'S pictures from the NTCA clash between Launceston and Mowbray
PAUL SCAMBLER'S pictures of the Walk For Daniel Event in Launceston.
PHILLIP'S BIGGS'S pictures of Georgia Palmer's successful speed boat record attempt at Horsehead Creek, Devonport.
A RESCUE helicopter was today called to the Lonnavale in the state's south to assist an injured bicycle ...