Football codes, Indigenous designers told to stop using Aboriginal flag over copyright use

Australia's major football codes have been drawn into a conflict over the copyright of the Aboriginal flag, after a non-Indigenous company secured exclusive clothing rights to it.

Adani’s new lawyers proposed ‘attack dog’ plan to wage legal ‘war’

Documents obtained by the ABC reveal Brisbane law firm AJ & Co proposed an aggressive strategy for mining giant Adani to shut down critics and pressure the Queensland Government to bring the Carmichael mine to life.

Scullion to join fellow ministers Keenan and O’Dwyer in quitting politics

Prime Minister Scott Morrison rejects suggestions the three ministers have abandoned a sinking ship in an election year after Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion joins Human Services Minister Michael Keenan and Jobs Minister Kelly O'Dwyer in announcing he will retire from politics.

Escapees feared they’d be shot, brutalised after WA prison break

A lawyer who negotiated the surrender of two inmates who broke out of Greenough Prison last month says the pair feared for lives while they were on the run.

Policing the authenticity of Indigenous art ‘repugnant’, flag designer says

The designer of the Aboriginal flag lambasts an idea to police the authenticity of Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander art, believing it to be steeped in "institutional racism".