Israel Folau committed high-level breach of players’ code of conduct, hearing finds

Israel Folau committed high-level breach of players’ code of conduct, hearing finds

Updated May 07, 2019 19:36:29 Photo: A decision has not yet been made on how Folau will be punished. (AAP: Dave Hunt) A hearing has found rugby union player Israel Folau committed a "high-level breach" of the Professional Players' Code of Conduct over controversial social media posts. External Link: Israel Folau instagram post: "Those that…
Live: Scott Morrison launches Liberals’ election campaign

Live: Scott Morrison launches Liberals’ election campaign

Updated May 12, 2019 11:17:06 Related Story: Labor's strategy is about to get personal in Liberal strongholds Related Story: The religious left is on the rise, and politicians don't know how to handle it Prime Minister Scott Morrison is in Melbourne to officially launch the Coalition's election campaign, just six days before voters head to…
Who’s the worst Game of Thrones character of them all? It’s a tough call

Who’s the worst Game of Thrones character of them all? It’s a tough call

By Cameron Williams Updated May 05, 2019 07:41:39 Photo: Game of Thrones characters do not fall easily into "heroes" and "villains". (HBO) **SPOILER WARNING** This article is full of spoilers, so only keep reading if you've caught up on the latest episode of the show. Prior to the Battle of Winterfell, a bittersweet mood was…
‘Forgotten’ north Queenslanders say they’re simply standing up for themselves

‘Forgotten’ north Queenslanders say they’re simply standing up for themselves

Updated May 23, 2019 10:54:15 Photo: Townsville resident Mopwalle Mabo is one of thousands looking for a job. (ABC News: Lisa Millar) You can get a chicken schnitzel and chips at the Bellevue Hotel in South Townsville for $5.99 on a Monday night. But it's Tuesday. And besides, there's no time to eat. The pool…
Four killed as crane collapses on top of cars in US

Four killed as crane collapses on top of cars in US

Posted April 28, 2019 11:36:16 Photo: The crane collapsed onto cars on a busy street in downtown Seattle. (AP: Joshua Bessex/The News Tribune) Four people have been killed and three injured after a construction crane collapsed in downtown Seattle, on the US's west coast, pinning six cars underneath, the city's fire chief has said. Key…
Did you know Australia invented the puffer jacket?

Did you know Australia invented the puffer jacket?

Posted May 25, 2019 05:00:00 Photo: George Finch wearing the world's first puffer jacket at Everest base camp, 1922. (Supplied: Wikipedia) Few people know the puffer jacket, that triumph of warmth and comfort over good looks, came from the hottest and flattest continent on earth. The story leads back almost 100 years, to a farmer's…
Seven videos that capture Bob Hawke in full flight

Seven videos that capture Bob Hawke in full flight

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Game of Thrones is over — here’s what you should watch now

Game of Thrones is over — here’s what you should watch now

Updated May 21, 2019 05:36:10 Photo: Game of Thrones fans have said goodbye to many of their favourite characters this week. (Supplied: HBO/Helen Sloan) After nine years and eight epic seasons, Game of Thrones is over. The show that birthed a thousand memes finally concluded yesterday, with millions of people across the globe tuning in…
Former YouTube star jailed for requesting sexually explicit images from young fans

Former YouTube star jailed for requesting sexually explicit images from young fans

Updated May 05, 2019 11:03:45 Photo: Austin Jones had hundreds of thousands of subscribers on YouTube when his account was removed. (YouTube: Austin Jones) A former YouTube star with a large teenage following has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos. Key points: Austin Jones…
‘I’m going to kill you’: Man shot dead by police in Sydney ‘may have suffered psychosis’

‘I’m going to kill you’: Man shot dead by police in Sydney ‘may have...

Updated May 20, 2019 17:51:33 Photo: Danukul Mokmool was shot dead by police outside Sydney's Central Station. (Supplied) Related Story: Man shot dead by police outside Sydney's Central Station Related Story: 'He was just holding scissors': Brother of man shot in Sydney criticises police A man fatally shot by police at Sydney's busy Central Station…

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