Quiet rooms at AFL stadiums a game changer for football fans with special needs

In what has been described an "incredible" move, St Kilda Football Club is offering a calming room at its home stadium where special needs children can watch the game in a quiet, safe space — and the AFL is taking notice, considering getting each of its clubs to follow suit in the years to come.

Google, Facebook make billions in Australian sales but pay less than $40m in tax

Google Australia says it is still battling the Australian Taxation Office over a tax bill it was hit with two years ago, as it declares $4.3 billion — mostly in advertising revenue from its local customers — that is not being taxed in Australia.