It is a twist of political fate that Lawrence Springborg's personal success never matched what he achieved for his colleagues by merging the Liberal and National parties, writes Queensland political editor Chris O'Brien.
The director of the Australian Museum is optimistic she will be able to raise $285 million to make the museum one of the "top five" in the world.
Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen secures the Supercars title for 2016 after finishing third at the Sydney 500.
A Perth man is charged after a homemade explosive device was allegedly found in the car he was driving.
Andrew Dodt is still the man to beat after the third round of the Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines.
A nine-year-old boy dies after suffering what is believed to be a heart attack on the court during the State Basketball Championships at Warwick Stadium in Perth.