The Brumbies winger will finally pull on a Wallabies jersey against the Barbarians.
From pizza to placenta via pineapple and Clive Palmer. Peter Munro takes you through the week's news in six associative leaps.
One of Japan's most prominent owners has made direct contact with Racing Victoria's veterinary stewards, thanking them for saving his one-time Caulfield Cup hope Bande from long-term injury.
Former Liberal premier Nick Greiner has criticised the corruption watchdog for investigating Crown prosecutor Margaret Cunneen over allegations of perverting the course of justice, saying it is straying beyond its "core task".
A unit has burst into flames across the road from Werribee Station, in Melbourne's sourth-west disrupting traffic and billowing smoke.
Eating is also about atmosphere ...the sounds and the smells and the spring evenings, says festival director Joanna Savill.
Uncertainty about federal government deregulation plans leave the university unable to plan for next year.
Italy is the most ignorant of 14 countries with high internet penetration when it comes to understanding its own people, according to a survey.
Newmarket trainer Roger Varian has never had a runner in Australia, but by Tuesday night he might have two group 1 winners at Flemington.
Umbrellas will be the accessory of choice for race-goers as the Melbourne Cup carnival kicks off and holiday makers taking a long weekend.