Queensland Reds coach Richard Graham summed proceedings up pretty succinctly after his side's 21-14 loss to the Sharks.
Alexandra Smith International full-fee paying students are studying the most over-crowded schools in Sydney at the same time as the NSW Department of Education clamps down on out-of-area enrolments.
Julia Medew, Health Editor A senior surgeon who has been responsible for training junior doctors at Victoria's largest public hospital service has been accused of bullying, triggering multiple investigations into her conduct.
Michaela Whitbourn Reverend Fred Nile says he is "strongly in favour" of a return to the title of Queen's Counsel for senior barristers.
Peter Munro He stood six feet tall in his socks, with a head shaped like a mammoth goose egg, big end up, it was said. Sir Henry Parkes seemed to lend himself to such flourishes. Here was a man of "colossal vanity" and "indomitable courage". A born leader wearing an ill-fitting coat over his wiry frame, with a shaggy beard, stroppy mane and left eyebrow set a smidgin higher than the right.
Nick O'Malley, US Correspondent Neoconservative hawks at Washington think tanks are a "government in waiting" if a Republican is elected president.
Clare Kermond Time-sensitive second-stage treatment for transgender kids is costly and subject to delays, which is causing massive distress to to this vulnerable group.
Paul McGeough Amidst uncertainty over his planned expansion into Australia, sponsored and part-funded by Canberra, the Danish climate contrarian Bjorn Lomborg is unapologetic over secret donor funding and his own, at times, very large salary as head of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre
Lucy Cormack When Diana Hill moved to Rhodes 40 years ago, the smell was appalling. Not any more.
Peter Munro Nora Pasfield, 84, and Annabelle McClean, 23, could become the modern-day Australian odd couple.