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Tony Wright 11:54 AM Ted Beard has had his name picked out of two ballots in his life, both of which ended with him travelling a long way from Australia.
Nick Ralston 12:28 AM Luke Lazarus, who was found guilty of sexually assaulting a young woman in an alleyway behind a Kings Cross nightclub owned by his family, is set to appeal his conviction.
Heather Nette King 12:15 AM Laundries are finally coming into their own as ranges of stylish apparatus hits the shops.
Kimberley Granger 10:36 PM Security arrangements for Anzac Day services at the Australian War Memorial are appropriate for the threat risk on the day, said director Dr Brendan Nelson.
Jill Stark 12:15 AM The Anzac name is increasingly being co-opted, often with government approval.
Bridie Smith 12:15 AM Why did the Anzacs go to Gallipoli? What was the Australian navy's role in the campaign? When was the first Anzac Day? These are the things you need to know about Gallipoli.
Michael Bachelard, Chris Vedelago 9:10 PM Two days after police shot dead 18-year-old terror suspect Numan Haider last September, another Islamic teen firebrand, Sevdet Besim, responded on Twitter, demanding CCTV footage of the event.
Sally Pryor 9:03 PM A violin sonata composed on the warfront during the Gallipoli campaign has arrived in Canberra.
Mark Hawthorne 12:15 AM The price of cask wine could double within 18 months, with major drinks companies and health experts lobbying the Abbott government to revamp a tax system that unduly favours bulk wine sales.
Esther Han Notorious celebrity agent Max Markson is demanding thousands of dollars from media outlets wanting to run a video of a US police officer shooting unarmed black man Walter Scott.
Rick Feneley Freddy doesn't know why police have chosen not to believe his shameful story, or what possible motivation he could have for lying about his involvement in violence against gay men in the 1980s.
Kate Aubusson Revelations that the Federal Government allocated $4 million in funding to climate contrarian Dr Bjorn Limborg for a "consensus centre" has sparked calls for Education Minister Christopher Pyne's resignation.
Emma Kelly and Noel Towell The federal government wants to strip the nations diggers of $25 million in wages just days after sending them to a dangerous Middle Eastern war zone.
Jason Dowling Two new buildings soon be unveiled in the CBD have open, grand entrances where the street flows in, compared with traditional solid street facade and revolving doors. They are about "bringing the city in".
Stephen Cauchi Oil and gas producer Santos has suffered a sharp decline in quarterly sales revenue because of falling oil prices.
David Ellery Soldiers often have more difficulty coming to terms with killing others than facing the prospect of their own death in combat Army chaplain Pastor Ivan Grant has found.
Emma Kelly The eagerly anticipated BuzzFeed breakdown of superannuation is here.
Michael Gordon Let's take a glass-half-full look at the push to recognise Indigenous Australians in the country's founding document and, in the words of Tony Abbott, finally "atone for the omissions and for the hardness of heart of our forebears".
David Ellery Australian War Memorial director Dr Brendan Nelson expects a record breaking 50,000 people to turn out for this year's Dawn Service on the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing.
Peter Hannam AGL, the country's largest greenhouse gas emitter, has vowed to close all its existing coal-fired power stations by 2050 and will not build or buy new conventional plants in the meantime.
Amy Corderoy and Dan Harrison People are dying while the government commissions more expert working groups to respond to mental health report, experts say.
Philip Dorling A powerful Hollywood lobby group has been working hand in glove with one of Australia's most outspoken voices against online piracy.
Noel Towell The Tax Office is emerging as a major landlord to other public service departments as it tries to offload 6500 empty desk spaces it is paying for across Australia.
Steve Lillebuen A police investigation into anti-Muslim hate mail campaigner "J Church" has been quietly dropped, leaving dozens of the activist's targets still wondering how their unlisted home addresses were tracked down.
Phillip Thomson Internal documents reveal concerns for staff and Australians living close to Defence fuel stations.