Cameron Houston Employees are seeking higher payouts for alleged bullying, discrimination and unfair dismissal.
Noel Towell The federal government is braced for a flood of court cases challenging decisions made under its environmental laws.
Natalie O'Brien A former diesel fitter turned conman who was prosecuted for spruiking a fake magnetic engine has now been made bankrupt for the second time in his long and chequered career.
Ben Schneiders The CFMEU slogan 'If provoked, we will strike' works both ways, as the union discovered last week.
Heath Aston Whistleblower Kathy Jackson is demanding more than $300,000 from the Health Services Union.
Gay Alcorn Fredrick Toben always insisted he wasn't a Holocaust denier because you couldn't deny something that never happened.
Michael Short: Richard Bernstein, welcome to The Zone and thank you for your time.
Tom Arup The government is accused of endangering the Great Barrier Reef.
Paul Bibby Clerical error blamed as search warrants used by the Australian Federal Police summarily quashed.
John Silvester There is a union that even the right-wingers seem to love. It doesn't strike, only veers left at traffic lights, and the only green cause it embraces is drinking beer on St Patrick's Day.
Benjamin Preiss The ABC has apologised to conservative News Corp Australia columnist Andrew Bolt over accusations he is racist that were aired on the Q&A program last week.
Alexandra Back The ABC has apologised to Andrew Bolt after the conservative commentator said he was ‘‘devastated’’ by comments made by indigenous academic Marcia Langton on Q&A.
Nick Ralston Seven West Media is suing the Australian Federal Police over raids officers carried out at its Sydney offices over a possible deal with Schapelle Corby.
Michaela Whitbourn A NSW teacher has made legal history after a former student was ordered to pay $105,000 for defaming her on Twitter and Facebook.
Cases against Andrew Farley, Mike Kelly and Marieke Hardy show that Twitter users can be held to account for their comments
Michaela Whitbourn A teenager, a former Labor MP and a prominent columnist share an unlikely bond: they are among the first publishers in Australia to be sued over slurs on social media.
Louise Hall, Hannah Low Women's magazine publisher Bauer Media has reached a confidential settlement with one of its most senior female editors over her claim of sexual discrimination.
Nick Ralston Mercedes Corby has begun legal action against the Australian Federal Police. Lawyers for the sister of convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby lodged documents with the NSW Federal Court on Wednesday.
Michaela Whitbourn She has worked for a High Court judge, rubbed shoulders with Kevin Rudd at the UN and published articles on human rights law.
Natalie O'Brien Former Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks has launched an appeal to overturn his conviction in the United States for the ''invented'' crime of providing material support for terrorism.
Philip Dorling Former Canberra public servant drops protracted legal challenge to ASIO allegations he passed sensitive information about trade negotiations to South Korean spies.