Australia captain Steve Smith reveals all-rounder Glenn Maxwell was fined for his comments about teammate Matthew Wade.
A US appeals court throws out the life sentence given to a teenager who was convicted of fatally shooting Australian baseball player Christopher Lane in 2013.
Canberran conservationists, including wildlife rangers as young as 10, join Victoria and Japan in a global conservation project to protect the Latham's snipe, a migratory shorebird feared to be in decline.
The Shooters and Fishers party in WA confirms it will run "a very switched-on lady" in the form of Karratha councillor Fiona White-Hartig against Nationals leader Brendan Grylls in the state seat of Pilbara at the March election.
The White House casts doubt over the future of Australia's refugee resettlement agreement with the United States, conceding the incoming Trump administration could scuttle the deal.
The NT Environmental Defenders Office raises concerns miners are over-represented on the board set up and appointed by the former Government to monitor the industry.