Groups representing trainers, jockeys and breeders are calling for federal government oversight of the multi-billion-dollar racing industry as tensions in the sector flare at an 11th-hour move to reinstall retiring NSW racing kingmaker John Messara on the board of the national regulator, Racing Australia.
Tom McIlroy, Fergus Hunter, Georgia Wilkins The Turnbull government is backing away from its plans for a new tribunal to deal with complaints against the big banks.
Lisa Visentin, Megan Levy A man has died after he and another camper were struck by lightning during a camping trip on the top of Mount Warning, near Murwillumbah, as severe thunderstorms hit the state's north on Tuesday morning.
Matt O'Sullivan Under the plans, roads will be widened, clearways installed, trees removed and intersections realigned.
Peter Martin The RBA kept its cash rate on hold in the lead-up to Christmas, playing down concerns over sliding business investment and a likely collapse in economic growth to keep the rate at 1.5 per cent.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter Since leaving the top job at David Jones two years ago, Paul Zahra has had a lot more time to work on his passions. Now he needs something else: money.
Michael Koziol, Political reporter "He's not a team player at all. We can't work with him, you can't reason with him," the One Nation leader says.
Stephanie Gardiner and Nick Ralston A man who used the pseudonym "The Wolf" on an adult fetish website, and had an international cult following, denies raping a woman he met online.
Michael Gordon "This is business as usual," Malcolm Turnbull declared this morning, as he defended the decision to release a set of broad terms of reference for a climate change policy review that has been Coalition policy for years.
Tom McIlroy Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he has never supported a carbon tax, as debate about a climate policy review process threatens new disunity and political strife within the Coalition.
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Ross Catanzariti disagrees with statistics in relation to abuse of retail workers.
Halauafu Lavaka will put his rugby league dream on hold to pursue another long-held desire.