On The Road with Tim Wheatley
A multi-state taskforce to investigate suspected ties between organised crime and union officials is to be established.
Fairfax Media has been nominated for 16 of the most prestigious awards in Australian journalism.
Canberra Racing chief executive Peter Stubbs says if Criterion can win the $3 million Cox Plate (2040 metres) then it will be the greatest horse to also salute in the group 3 Black Opal Stakes (1200m).
Australia's strategy of playing spin twins was yet to reap a wicket after four sessions on the second day of the opening Test.
The Fijian flyer wants to raise money for child cancer sufferers in his country of birth.
Respected English trainer Andrew Balding believes that smart European three-year-old Adelaide is vulnerable in Saturday's $3 million Cox Plate and faces a significantly tougher test than he has met before in his short yet successful career.
Chris Waller is known for winning, which makes Royal Descent a bit of anomaly in his stable, even though she is a million-dollar earner.