Researchers have found 280 new craters on the moon by combining data about its gravity and surface for the first time.
The Prime Minister has told Labor MPs to put purpose ahead of self-interest as one of her strongest supporters, former minister Nicola Roxon, condemned the "sexist and just plain rude" treatment that Julia Gillard has received.
John Hancock has been put forward as an alternative trustee to a lucrative family trust but a lawyer representing Ginia Rinehart says he is not suitable to run it because he made disparaging remarks about her.
State of Origin II: Josh Papalii and Daly Cherry-Evans called up to make Queensland debuts at Lang Park
Barnstorming Canberra Raiders forward Josh Papalii and Manly half-back Daly Cherry-Evans will make their State of Origin debuts after being selected for Queensland in the second game of the series at Lang Park next week.
South Australia's Opposition Liberals will set up a productivity commission if they win the state election next March.
Leader Steven Marshall outlined the policy as part of his budget reply speech in State Parliament.
Mr Marshall said the first job of a commission would be to do an independent review of the state's finances ahead of the budget.
NSW Treasurer Mike Baird has handed down a cautious third budget, focusing on roads, rail and housing, as the Government continues its drive to rein in expenses and cut wage costs.
The headline announcement will see the Government continue its privatisation of the state's ports.
The world's largest coal port, the Port of Newcastle, is the latest to go under a 99-year lease to fund the "Rebirth of Newcastle" to revitalise the state's second largest city.
The Reserve Bank has signalled it is counting on further falls in the high Australian dollar to help rebalance the economy.
The Canberra Raiders has thrown its support behind the NRL's decision to stand Blake Ferguson down and confirmed the three parties will meet in the next 24 hours to determine the player's future.
The family of a Sydney teenager who died after being king hit during a night out in King's Cross has spoken of their frustration over a plea deal for their son's attacker.