Prime Minister Tony Abbott has unveiled sweeping changes to his front bench, appointing Scott Morrison to a super-sized social services portfolio and handing him a key role in driving the government's economic agenda next year.
It must have been awkward, all this time, commencing cabinet meetings with the greeting: "Good morning, lady and gentlemen".
Sussan Ley has become the second woman in cabinet, while gaffe-prone defence minister David Johnston is demoted.
Whitegoods and appliance company Fisher & Paykel has been fined $400,000 for telling customers they needed to buy an extended warranty to protect their product against repair costs, while putting the truth in fine print.
They came in their thousands. Lining up in the summer sun for up to half an hour for the chance to leave their tributes to Sydney's siege victims.
The woman in the courtroom was made up like a porcelain doll but her obsession with perfection had a tragic outcome for her baby daughter.
Jetstar flights are back to normal after a computer glitch on Saturday morning caused widespread delays to domestic and international flights.
The NSW government expects to find out in the next few weeks if it will be able to import cannabis to be used in three medical trials, or if it will have to grow the marijuana itself.
Male chief executives are being recruited in Victoria to accelerate the “glacial” rate of change towards gender equality in the workplace.
Katrina Dawson's memorial service will be held at 3pm on Tuesday, December 23, at The Great Hall, University of Sydney.