Millions of dollars donated to the Indonesian province of Aceh after the Boxing Day tsunami a decade ago have disappeared.
Clive Palmer's chief media adviser has been charged with attempted fraud and attempting to pervert the course of justice after allegedly being involved in a "bizarre" plot to kidnap a National Australia Bank executive in Indonesia.
Former prime minister Julia Gillard has called for her accusers to show "decency" and apologise after Royal Commissionner Dyson Heydon found their were no grounds for criminality over her involvement in a union "slush fund".
The battle between Channel Nine and Channel Ten over cricket ratings is heating up.
Mickey Arthur remembers the selection meeting vividly because it would be his last. Five minutes after adding Steve Smith to the 2013 Ashes squad, he was sacked.
India dared to play Australia at its own game, and lost. It is an aggressive, aggravated game, teetering on the brink of unseemly, but stimulating to all the senses, too.
Steve Smith has given Brad Haddin a ringing endorsement, saying the veteran wicketkeeper is not under any pressure at all to hold his position in the Test side.
Steve Smith dispelled doubts he was not ready for the top job with a century on debut as Test captain to swing the second Test firmly in Australia's favour on Friday.
The destructive batsman in Mitchell Johnson was unleashed but India have mounted yet another fightback in the second Test.
When tailenders come out to bat, the cricket often becomes a step removed from the lunch-time entertainment. A bit of cheek, a touch of the carnivalesque, even some slapstick accidental shots before the real contest resumes.