VIPs are filing into the Birdcage, which is starting to resemble a sort of celebrity Noah's Ark as grey clouds gather over Melbourne and threaten to turn Derby Day 2014 into a washout.
Thor arrived amid thunder and driving rain.
An internal investigation is under way into an alleged fight at the head office of Channel Seven's Sunday Night program earlier this week.
Tom Kenally's Irish prize; Stephen King's praise for a Sydney crime writer; Aussies among US library best; Dylan Thomas turns 100
A new breed of video games abandons violence and "the tyranny of fun".
A review of selected reading with Karen Hardy.