Richard Willingham Controversial live exports trade facing further scrutiny with fresh allegations of cruelty.
Richard Willingham Proposed legislation outlaws sports-related programs spruiking odds during their shows.
Richard Willingham and Henrietta Cook The long-running dispute between teachers and the state government is a step closer to resolution.
Richard Willingham Opening up the Australian online gambling market to more legal betting avenues will not occur until Australia has uniform harm minimisation and consumer protection guidelines, the federal government...
Josh Gordon, Richard Willingham, Henrietta Cook Ted Baillieu has resigned as the Victorian premier and been replaced by former Liberal leader Denis Napthine, after the surprise resignation of Frankston MP Geoff Shaw from the Liberal party...
Richard Willingham For most cattle producers the prospect of cattle gaining a kilogram a day is a dream, but in the Top End it is proving to be headache for some farmers.
Richard Willingham Hundreds of mourners gathered in Traralgon to remember Peter 'Crackers' Cramer.
Richard Willingham A virtual poker-machine game that children and teenagers can easily access was the highest-grossing phone and tablet app in Australia, prompting outrage from gambling critics and the established...
Richard Willingham Nearly four in 10 members of political activist group GetUp! are older than 56 and less than 7 per cent are younger than 25, debunking the myth it is a youth group.
Richard Willingham The firefighters' union and the Greens are concerned about Australia's readiness to deal with the increasing threat of extreme bushfires caused by climate change and are calling for a more national...
Richard Willingham A tiger's penis, a bear's gall bladder, cheese-flavoured bugs and smoked bacon in chocolate were among the strangest and wackiest items travellers tried to bring into Australia in 2012.
Richard Willingham An east coast high-speed railway linking Australia's major cities would deliver more than $48 billion worth of benefits in its first 30 years, including boosting health and social services in...
Richard Willingham AN east-coast high-speed railway linking major cities would deliver $48b worth of benefits.
Richard Willingham The government's long-awaited poker machines reforms are facing a last-minute challenge from the crossbench, with a push to give pokies venues longer to comply with new rules.
Richard Willingham Non bank-aligned automatic teller machine companies have warned that punters' security will be put at risk if a $250 daily limit is applied to all ATMs in gambling venues, as proposed by the federal...
Richard Willingham Regional Affairs Correspondent THE Egyptian government has sought to reassure Australian authorities that cattle in Egypt will only have their ears removed after they have been slaughtered.
Richard Willingham All poker machine venues in Australia, regardless of size, will pay a new government tax to help fund national pokies reforms, although the price is yet to be set.
Richard Willingham Australian cattle exported to Egypt could have their ears chopped off before slaughter as part of the country's crackdown on hormone injections in animals, enraging animal activists.
Richard Willingham POKER machine venues, regardless of size, will all pay a new government tax to help fund national reforms, although the price is yet to be set.
Richard Willingham The National Farmers' Federation says its members are upset by video showing cruelty to Australian sheep slaughtered in Pakistan.