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From Walters to Warner: Take a look at the best Test moments at the WACA

As the WACA gets set for its final Ashes Test, take a look back at some of the biggest moments from Tests at the ground over the years.

Missing in the snow: What happened to Alison Raspa?

She walked out of a bar into the cold night air and vanished. Mystery continues to shroud the fate of Australian woman Alison Raspa in the wild Canadian party town of Whistler.

Long after Dastyari, China's rapid rise will be this century's big story

Perhaps Sam Dastyari's most important and enduring parliamentary legacy will be highlighting the growing attacks on Australia's sovereignty, particularly from a rising China, writes defence reporter Andrew Greene.

Gas supplies have increased but prices are still too high, ACCC argues

The latest report from Australia's consumer watchdog into the gas market finds supplies are increasing but prices are still too expensive.

Matildas, Kerr the fan favourites at AIS awards

A brilliant year for women's football in Australia is capped by a triple triumph, with Sam Kerr winning ABC Sports Personality of the Year, the Matildas taking out Team of the Year and coach Alen Stajcic also honoured at the AIS awards.

Veteran Alastair Cook has no retirement thoughts

Former skipper Alastair Cook, set to play his 150th Test, says those outside England's Ashes squad have no idea about his mindset over retirement.

Liberals confirm donation from Chinese businessman at centre of Dastyari downfall

Mathias Cormann received a $20,000 donation from controversial Chinese businessman Huang Xiangmo last year, but the Liberals say it's not as damaging for them to take the cash as it was for disgraced senator Sam Dastyari.

Will eating a smaller dinner really help you lose weight?

It comes down to what and how much you eat over the day, rather than when you eat most of your food.

Chinese billionaire paid $55,000 for lunch with Shorten

The ABC can reveal Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo paid $55,000 to have lunch with Bill Shorten in October 2015, in the midst of a debate about Labor's opposition to the China-Australia trade deal.

Beyond Dastyari: Chinese businessman's political donation web revealed

Documents lodged for a planned $276 million shopping centre redevelopment in north-western Sydney shed new light on the complicated political dealings of Chinese businessman Huang Xiangmo.

High Court asked to consider yet another MP eligibility case

It is not citizenship that could bring NSW Nationals MP David Gillespie unstuck, but his case may end up in the High Court.

Turnbull denies Government is anti-China, says Dastyari leak not from ASIO

Appearing on Q&A, the Prime Minister says his job is to protect Australia from foreign interference and that "every country is entitled to defend its national interest", while being forced to explain his position on a range of issues at the forefront of Australian politics.

High Court asked to consider yet another MP eligibility case

It isn't citizenship that could bring NSW Nationals MP David Gillespie unstuck, but his case may end up in the High Court.

Turnbull denies he or his Government is anti-Chinese on Q&A, says Dastyari leak did not come from ASIO

The PM is asked to explain his position on a variety of the issues at the forefront of Australian contemporary politics, including the intake of asylum-seekers, giving Indigenous Australians a voice in political matters and embattled Labor senator Sam Dastyari.

Jessica Mauboy a solid choice for Australia's 2018 Eurovision challenge

After a generally well-received debut as an interval act in 2014, Jess Mauboy has the experience and talent to continue Australia's strong record at Eurovision over the past three editions, writes Andrew McGarry.

Islamic State remains a threat to Australia, counter-terrorism experts say

The Islamic State group remains resilient and will be desperate to prove itself, an international counter-terrorism conference in Melbourne hears.

Women's Big Bash run-fest set to continue

Expect more big hitting in WBBL03, says Melbourne Renegades star Jess Duffin, as women players look to up the boundary rate in this year's competition.

Think you are 'middle class'? Take the test

Politicians are fond of pitching to the "average Australian" but judging by the income of Australians, whether you are middle class depends on where you live, writes Liz Allen.

Four reasons why Australia's property market is riskier than Canada's

Australia and Canada have a lot in common when it comes to property, with mammoth household debt and surging prices in key cities. But there are some key differences that make Australia more vulnerable to a housing crash.

This elite Aussie athlete says it's time to take ultimate frisbee seriously

You've probably never heard of Michelle Phillips, even though she represents Australia internationally and has captioned a national team. She says it's about time ultimate frisbee was respected as a real sport.

Perth couple poised to become first in Australia to file for same-sex divorce

As same-sex couples rushed to registry offices this weekend to file their intention to marry, lawyers in Perth were lodging documents of a different kind, on behalf of a woman set to become the first in Australia to file for a same-sex divorce.

Dastyari 'tried to pressure' Plibersek over Chinese activist meeting: Sources

Embattled senator Sam Dastyari tried to pressure Deputy Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek not to meet with a prominent Chinese activist on a visit she made to Hong Kong in January 2015, according to a report in Fairfax Media.

Tigers break drought, Horn stuns the world: Grandstand Radio's 2017 year in review

Richmond's AFL premiership and Jeff Horn's world title win are among the sporting highlights of 2017, as Grandstand Radio celebrates some of the year's unforgettable moments.

A-League live: City and Mariners wrap up round 10

Melbourne City play host to the Central Coast Mariners in Sunday's only A-League game. Get your live scores, stats and streams in our ScoreCentre.

Sara Tomic eyeing Australian Open wildcard in Bernard's absence

Bernard Tomic may be having none of it but that will not stop his sister Sara from trying her luck at the Australian Open wildcard play-off.

Pests or pals? How to live in harmony with urban wildlife

Calamitous cockies, pushy possums and the odd snake: love them or loathe them, Australian cities are rich in native wildlife that's adapted to an urban lifestyle.

Asian artists face struggles, opportunities cracking Australia's art scene

Young Asian artists discuss the unique struggles and opportunities they face trying to breaking into various creative fields in Australia.

Will the inland rail project truly be 'nation building'?

For some people, the impact of the inland rail project on their own properties is a burden worth shouldering. For others, it's sparked acrimony and dissent. The ABC travelled the 1,700-kilometre inland rail corridor to hear the hopes, fears and ideas of those whose lives could be affected the most.

From Sam to Simmons: Grandstand Radio's 2017 year in review

Sam Kerr and Ben Simmons are among just some of the highlights, as ABC Grandstand Radio celebrates 2017's unforgettable sporting moments.

WWII veteran who escaped from Camp 57 celebrates 100th birthday

World War II veteran Bill Rudd OAM has spent decades uncovering and recording the accounts of former Australian prisoners of war for a simple reason — to set the record straight and ensure their stories are told.

Sky Blues celebrate Sydney Derby win, Jets snatch victory from Glory

The Sky Blues enjoy their 5-0 thrashing of the Wanderers in the Sydney Derby, while the Jets snatch a late 2-1 win over the Glory in Perth.

A-League live: Wanders and Sky Blues clash in Sydney Derby

The Sydney Derby takes centre stage with the Wanderers facing the Sky Blues, after the Roar and Phoenix share the points on the Gold Coast. Follow scores, stats and streams in our live ScoreCentre.

'There has been foreign interference': PM schools China by speaking Mandarin

Switching between speaking Mandarin and English, Malcolm Turnbull says he will "stand up" for Australians with his tougher foreign interference laws, after Beijing argued his remarks "poisoned" the atmosphere of China-Australia relations.

Contentious Adani deal clears crucial hurdle

Adani's mine site access deal with traditional owners wins the green light from native title authorities, months before a federal court ruling on whether the agreement is valid.

Tracks author reflects on the epic desert trek that changed her life

Four decades since Robyn Davidson embarked on a 2,700-kilometre trek across the harsh Australian desert with her dog Diggity and four camels in tow, she has no regrets — but says the same kind of journey would be impossible today.

There's never been a better time for Thanksgiving — even two weeks late

Thanksgiving is a celebration of hospitality in a foreign land. In a time of mass migration and displacement, Sara James explains why she brought Thanksgiving to her new Australian home — albeit two weeks late.

It's not just you, women can struggle to feel sexy after children

Many women would say their sex appeal went out the window after babies. But for Eryn Ford, the empowering experience of childbirth has helped her feel sexier than ever. So what do the experts say about rediscovering your sexuality?

China accuses Turnbull of undermining 'foundation of mutual trust'

China lodges an official complaint with Australia after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull cited media reports about Communist Party interference when introducing new anti-espionage laws in Parliament.

Same-sex couples married overseas have vows recognised

At the stroke of midnight, Amanda and Amy — and thousands of other same-sex couples who married in overseas jurisdictions — had their vows recognised under Australian law.

Lateline has finished but what will replace it?

Our audiences will still want the kind of content Lateline produced. But in a rapidly changing media landscape, the ABC has opted to fund investigative journalism and specialist content, writes Emma Alberici.

A-League: Adelaide United defeats Melbourne Victory 2-1

A nine-man Adelaide United survives a frantic finish to defeat arch rivals Melbourne Victory 2-1 in a Friday night A-League thriller.

Same-sex couples married overseas to have vows recognised

At the stroke of midnight, Amanda and Amy — and thousands of other same-sex couples who married in overseas jurisdictions — will have their vows recognised under Australian law.

A-League live: Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United kick off round 10

Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United are first up in this weekend of A-League football, and you can get all your scores, stats and streams in our live ScoreCentre.

Hockey warns against 'tickling the tummy' of Kim Jong-un

Australia's ambassador to the US says a more aggressive approach to North Korea may be needed, warning that "crazy people" should not be allowed to have weapons that can cause enormous harm.

This church has been bombarded with same-sex wedding bookings — but there's a catch

The Paddington Uniting Church has been overwhelmed with requests from gay couples to get married there, but there's one more hurdle in their way.

First Nations Australians don't have to imagine an apocalypse — we survived one

For many, the apocalypse is a future threat. But what if it had already happened, and we're living in a post-apocalyptic dystopia? Author Claire G Coleman says that's the reality for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people alive today.

Chances are your tax rate is higher than every company in Australia

We know a lot of companies with a total income of $100 million or more are paying no tax in Australia, but for those that are, how much are they paying exactly? Chances are, their tax rates are lower than yours.

The power play behind the rainbow flag: How the PM made it through this year

If the Government was going to fall as a result of a vote in the house, it would have been this week. But Malcolm Turnbull has survived a turbulent year and managed to resolve at least one of his two biggest priorities, writes Andrew Probyn.

When can same-sex couples lodge their Notice for Intended Marriage?

The Federal Parliament has passed legislation for to allow same-sex marriage. Here's a look at when couples can start lodging the paperwork.

WATCH: 'I am, you are, we are Australian'

Australia's unofficial anthem fills the House of Representatives moments after the chamber enshrines the same-sex marriage bill into law, marking the start of celebrations around the country.