As expected, former AFL executive and Racing Victoria strategy officer, Andrew Catterall, has formally been announced as the new racing.com chief executive.
Heath Aston Kristina Photios has quit the Liberal Party after 12 years to speak out against a "vocal minority" of conservatives.
Sarah Thomas The world of Sing is one entirely populated by animals who all want to be given the chance to shine on stage.
Noel Towell 'Barnaby's feathering his own nest.'
Stephanie Peatling Front-line services offering programs to tackle homelessness will be given a funding reprieve by the Turnbull government.
Fergus Hunter The Labor Party has given Australia's authors, booksellers and publishers an early Christmas present, revealing it will oppose any attempt to remove restrictions on parallel imports of books.
Andrew Wu Josh Hazlewood's career-best summer has earned him rave reviews from the great Glenn McGrath, who rates the giant quick as the best fast bowler in world cricket.
Zac Crellin As iron ore prices eclipse US$80 per tonne, Australian mining companies have China to thank for a lucrative oversight.
Michael Idato The first "standalone" Star Wars movie is a prequel to 1977's Star Wars.
Adam Morton The Turnbull government is sitting on advice that an emissions intensity scheme would make electricity bills cheaper.