The soft drink industry said its fight against a sugar tax was "consuming vast amounts of resources", but by lobbying politicians and bureaucrats it had managed to keep the policy of the table.
Peter Martin The national broadband network is losing money on each suburb it connects.
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Nicole Hasham A purportedly eco-friendly hybrid electric car emits four times more greenhouse gas than manufacturers claim, according to a report backed by Australia's motoring heavyweights that opens up a new front in the nation's energy policy tussle.
Carolyn Webb Call to act on antibiotic over-use, or some operations 'will become too dangerous'.
Peter Martin NBN Co chief Bill Morrow has gone on the offensive ahead of a Four Corners program due Monday night.
Doug Dingwall The agency's work has improved, but is yet to reach an acceptable standard, industry body says.
Brendan Crabb A piece of South Coast history is to be auctioned next month.
Michael Bachelard The Exclusive Brethren church has been covering up child sex abuse for decades, and last year, I wrote about it. The story told of children who were denied, bullied or bought off by the religious sect to keep their abuse secret.
Tom McIlroy Danielle Small was injured during horse training with the Australian Federal Police.