Western Australia coach Justin Langer says Sheffield Shield finals need livelier pitches to breathe life into the decider.
Representatives from the International Olympic Committee survey key venues in Beijing that will be used for the 2022 Winter Olympics if the city is successful in its bid.
After decades in the doldrums, the Australian mohair industry is regaining its mojo.
Australian Richie Porte has moved into the overall lead after the fifth stage of the Tour of Catalunya.
Sweden's IKEA receives its first order for temporary flat-pack refugee shelters from the UN and expects to double or triple production in the coming three years, the company says.
Australian Bernard Tomic and third seed Andy Murray advanced to the third round of the Miami Open with straight-sets wins.
A pink-themed memorial parade will be held in a Melbourne garden for slain schoolgirl Masa Vukotic.
The latest Newspoll shows Mike Baird's coalition government will win the state election with ease.
Police are hunting a man who stabbed another man in the leg after asking him for cigarettes in Sydney's south.
NSW Premier Mike Baird has made a last-minute plea to voters, saying they should not take election predictions for granted.
Victorian Liberal and Labor parties will hold state conferences in Melbourne, four months after a tight state election result.
NSW Premier Mike Baird is on track to buck the recent trend of one-term conservative state governments.