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Latika Bourke Former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer says Asia could bridge the gap left vacant by United States President Donald Trump.
Garry Maddox It's an exceptional year for Australia at the Oscars.
Michael Lynch The Moonee Valley Cox Plate, won last year by Winx, has been has been declared the second-strongest race run anywhere in the world in 2016.
Steven Trask The inspiration for the latest breakthrough by these ANU physicists came in a desperate message from Princess Leia.
Patrick Bartley Darren Gauci became the template of how young jockeys should control large race horses.
Nick Miller Britain's highest court has ruled that Parliament – not the government – must fire the starting gun for Brexit.
Nick Miller It's many centuries since anyone tried to argue that the Queen's ministers can arbitrarily bypass the representatives of the people. Now they're going to have to deal with them.
Michelle Potter The creative program officer at Belconnen Arts Centre has received an honorary life membership from British community dance organisation People Dancing to mark its 30th anniversary.