A controversial dredging project near the Great Barrier Reef has been given the green light.
A memorial service has begun for Nelson Mandela at an open-air football stadium in Soweto.
The government's plan to scrap the carbon tax has run into a Senate roadblock, with the first bill rejected.
The era of analog television in Australia is officially over, with the last remaining signals switched off.
Jennifer Aniston has hosted a star-studded Christmas party and among the guests was Gwyneth Paltrow.
Katy Perry, Beyonce and Lady Gaga are all being lined up to appear at the 2014 Grammy Awards.
Metallica can now say it has performed on every continent after giving a concert in Antarctica.
A study of farts on planes is among the stranger pieces of scientific research published in the last year.
HALL OF FAME: Steve and Mark Waugh were defined more by their differences than their similarities during the 11 years they shared in the Australian Test side
SIX THINGS: With Jamie Whincup taking a fifth title last weekend it is no surprise he had two of the best performances behind the wheel this season
WHAT WE LEARNED: As the series starts to get away from England, we analyse why the Poms have got things so wrong
CRICKET LOWDOWN: We rank every player from Australia's massive 218-run win over England at Adelaide Oval
The Central Coast Mariners have a tough Asian Champions League assignment, Western Sydney Wanderers appearing to enjoy a better draw.
Kevin Pietersen, James Anderson and Graeme Swann will all be rested by England for the five one-day internationals and three Twenty20s against Australia.
The awarding of double points for the final Grand Prix of the season are among changes aimed at making F1 more competitive and crowd-pleasing in 2014.
Layne Beachley fears for Mick Fanning after the title contender drew Hawaiian wildcard Kaimana Jaquias in round three of the Pipeline Masters.
Let LifeStyle help you bring Christmas to life with a fun feature every day. Today it's a collection of chicken recipes for Christmas dinner!
TV Presenter Catriona Rowntree shares her tips on where to find holiday bliss in your own backyard this summer.
Sons of Anarchy Vol 3. is full of your favourite songs from the hit tv series, including tracks by Katey Sagal.
LifeStyle's comprehensive guide to wine, with Red Wine varieties featured here.
Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter.
As a follow up to the article where I spoke about getting fat from your breakfast here are our 5 top fat loss breakfast ideas to make sure you slim down for summer.
A traditional Christmas recipe by Fairy Ambassador, Ben O'Donoghue.
Christmas is not complete without the aroma of a freshly baked pudding!