The peak body representing Australian universities has urged the Turnbull government not to pursue a "dramatic overhaul" of the nation's higher education system because only minor changes are needed.
Scott Calvin See all the photos taken at the Australia Day celebrations at Old Bar from 2001 to 2016
Paul McGeough Donald Trump's ego might dwarf Uluru, but he's exceedingly thin-skinned.
Michael Koziol He complained the case was primarily handled by a "junior staff member" rather than by the president, Gillian Triggs, or one of her close aides.
Mark Kenny The Wire's arch drug lord Avon Barksdale was philosophical in the face of a long jail sentence: "You only serve two days, the day you go in, and the day you get out". You'd think this mentality could work best for parties consigned to the opposition benches. But no. These days, its governments that feel most hemmed in, constrained at every turn by the crushing weight of febrile politics, internal divisions, anaemic growth, and inevitable disappointment.For Malcolm Turnbull, and indeed most governments recently, Barksdale's advice seems most apposite. Although in Turnbull's case, even the day he won was pretty terrible, marred as it was by something of a hissy-fit.
Letitia Fitzpatrick Record crowds watched Wauchope's Angus Gill and nine other Toyota Star Maker finalists at the Tamworth Country Music Festival
Bunnings is hosting an fundraising barbecue to support local services this weekend
Professor Carmignani If Australia does indeed catch a cold when the US sneezes, should we be preparing for a crippling dose of influenza when Trumpnomics takes hold?
Killawarra Bridge will be closed for three weeks in February, with traffic being rerouted to The Bucketts Way.
See all the action from the Mid North Coast v Hastings inter district cricket first Xl final
American Jared Mees became the first dual winner of the Troy Bayliss Cup.
See the shots taken of Wingham Pony Club learning to campdraft American bison at clinic
See all the action from the Taree Touch Football's junior representative gala day 2017
See all the photos taken at the Australia Day celebrations at Old Bar from 2001 to 2016
Record crowds watched Wauchope's Angus Gill and nine other Toyota Star Maker finalists at the Tamworth Country Music ...
Results from the Nowendoc New Year's Campdraft 2017.