Where every finals contender will finish

The race to the AFL finals is well and truly underway with the final two rounds of the season to shake up the final standings.

Dying father asked to choose between kids

A Brisbane father with terminal cancer whose four young children are in NSW has been told by Queensland Health to choose one to come and visit him.

Stark vaccine reality we have to face

Australia has ordered millions of doses of a vaccine now on hold; Trump is promising immunity by election day. It’s time we face the vaccine truth.

Kia’s impressive new family SUV

The South Korean brand has launched its new big Sorento SUV brings massive upgrades that will keep you and your family safe and comfortable.

‘The fear is palpable’: Andrews’ mistake

A leading epidemiologist has explained why the Victorian government’s approach to COVID-19 is “strange” as Jenny Morrison makes a rare public plea. 

Challenge your preconceptions

Stylish, practical and reasonably priced; Sterling Homes’ Macquarie Ensuite design proves first homebuyers can have it all.

Lavish dance studio estate to shatter records

A Sydney estate built by a tobacco magnate featuring epic gardens, a conference room and a dance studio is set to shatter property records after it was relisted for sale.

Bellerive House, love at first sight

The owners of this beauty did not need to set foot inside before buying it — they knew Bellerive House was worth the investment.

Lily Allen marries Stranger Things star

The singer Lily Allen married her partner, US actor David Harbour from Stranger Things, in a classic Vegas tying of the knot.

Epic trailer for massive movie finally drops

Devoted fans have been waiting many years for the first look at one of the most anticipated movies of the year, if not the decade.

Tszyu set to land title fight Down Under

The unbelievable rise of boxing superstar Tim Tszyu could be set to reach extraordinary heights with a title fight in 2020 within reach.

Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

US President Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize over a “historic” deal he brokered between two other countries.

The Block couple’s X-rated design fail

One visit from their real estate agent and these Block contestants were ordered to change the “unsellable” feature they’d devised.

Scary scenes as Lion knocked out cold

A young Brisbane Lions star was left seeing stars following a nasty head first fall to the turf that left him face down for a while.

Darwin used as loophole to travel freely across Australia

Thousands of Australians are using Darwin as a loophole so they can avoid state border closures and travel anywhere across Australia.

Dodson a Step ahead of rivals in hunt for double

Trainer Brett Dodson is confident In A Step will handle a rise in grade at Ballina, while stablemate Sawtell is ready to peak.

Kmart boss in tense swipe at Andrews

The boss of retail giants Kmart and Target has delivered a swipe at Victorian Premier Dan Andrews, after he was taken by “complete surprise”.

Contestant exposed in Zoom ‘bi**h sesh’

A Bachelor contestant has pulled a passive aggressive move and exposed her nemesis in a Zoom chat. James Weir recaps.

‘Livid’ star reportedly set to fight back

NRL star Curtis Scott is considering taking action against police after bodycam footage came to light, clearing him of assault charges.

Teams: Key Saints pair back as Nic Nat returns

Two key Saints are back for the must-win clash against the Eagles and while Nic Naitanui returns, West Coast has lost several players to injury. Plus, Richmond is set to regain two premiership players against Geelong. See the full Round 17 teams as they drop.

Bodycam captures shocking police assault

A South Australian court has released shocking video of a man’s unprovoked attack on police officers at a Murray Bridge boarding house.

Major bank offers no-interest credit card

One of Australia’s major banks will offer the first ever no-interest credit card as younger customers shy away from the traditional lending product.

‘Historic day’: SA bans single-use plastics

South Australia has created history, becoming the first state in the country to ban single-use plastics.

Boxing rocked by champ’s $386m lawsuit

A record-breaking deal has been thrown into question with a boxing superstar alleging a breach of contract in a monster lawsuit.

Coronavirus hits Sydney pub

Two people with coronavirus visited a popular Sydney pub while infectious, prompting a direction to other patrons to get tested immediately.

Joey calls for Broncos’ struggling $1m star to ‘move on’

Rugby league Immortal Andrew Johns believes is time for struggling playmaker Anthony Milford and the Broncos to part ways after the season.

Origin greats join Racing Revolution

Some of Australia’s most recognisable sporting figures will be figureheads for a new State of Origin concept, called The Racing League, to provide all Australians with the opportunity to get into race horse ownership. HOW IT WORKS

The hidden side-effects of COVID-19

The world’s largest drug survey has provided a snapshot of changed substance use patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bronson Xerri to take positive drug tests to tribunal

Suspended Sharks player Bronson Xerri has elected to have his case heard before a tribunal as he fights to clear his name over two positive drug tests for anabolic steroids.

Footy bets: Can the Saints upset weary Eagles?

Are the Saints ready to contend? They could go a long way toward proving so by accounting for West Coast in the Round 17 opener. Chris Cavanagh runs his eye over the fixture to see if he can find you a winner.

Reds to appoint Veart

The Reds are set to name Carl Veart as their coach, and are also willing to sell star midfielder Riley McGree for the right offer.

Mulan holds up among Disney’s reboots, but only just

Fans of the original Mulan could be forgiven for wondering where all the fun has gone in Disney’s latest reboot, while the love story Australia’s greatest country singer is brought to life in Slim & I.

Amy Schumer reveals disease battle

After dealing with a difficult pregnancy, the comedian and actress has taken to social media to reveal the news about her current health battle.

Home buyers under pressure

Financially-distressed home buyers pressing pause on mortgages could be hit with higher interest fees from their banks if they seek further help.

Top winter sales under the hammer

It’s been an unusual winter for auctions in Sydney with multiple homes selling well above $5m and auction clearance rates rising over recent weeks. SEE WHAT THE BIGGEST SALES WERE

Brothers hoping for Moore good fortune

Morethannumberone is a horse Gary and John Moore will always remember after he became the first winner they trained together and he’s looking to go on with it at Hawkesbury.

Backpacker raped on remote beach

A rapist will serve at least two years in jail for attacking a backpacker at a remote WA beach after she rejected his sexual advances.

Hurricanes nab a star

Another BBL domino has fallen with one-time Melbourne Stars captain Peter Handscomb moving to the Hobart Hurricanes.

Truckie nabbed with cannabis, cash

A NSW truckie has been charged with trafficking drugs and money laundering after a large amount of cannabis and cash were found in his vehicle.

Tom Hanks in Qld hotel quarantine

Tom Hanks is in hotel quarantine in Queensland after returning to Australia on a private jet to finish filming an Elvis Presley biopic.

Virgin slashes Aussie domestic routes

Virgin Australia has announced it has withdrawn several regional routes across the country as the travel industry suffers another blow.

NSW Government ramps up bid to host NBL hub

The NSW Government has ramped up its bid to host an NBL hub to restart the season after positive talks with league officials.

“No excuse” as President slams Tiger pair

Richmond President Peggy O’Neal has come down hard on dumped Tiger duo Sydney Stack and Callum Coleman-Jones declaring the issue wouldn’t be “swept under the carpet” by the club.

$347m decision hanging over star’s head

For the second straight year one of the NBA’s most dominant players has been sent packing early, now all eyes turn to his future.

Golden Rose regret still burns for Jim

Sixteen years ago Jim Byrne passed on the winning ride in the Golden Rose which still hurts, and he’s not going to throw away his chance at redemption with Rothfire.

Aktau starts Melbourne Cup journey at Flemington

Aktau already has a Caulfield Cup start sewn up but Flemington trainer Mike Moroney also thinks the classy import can give him a second Melbourne Cup two decades after the trainer’s first Cup win.

ASX tumbles after big US tech sell-off

A massive tech stock sell-off on Wall St and lower oil prices have helped plunge the Australian share market firmly into the red.

‘Blown out of proportion’: Labor MP hits back

A Labor MP has revealed why she doesn’t think it’s a big deal that Brett Sutton said he wasn’t behind the decision to introduce curfew.

Reason Jackie O dodged quarantine

Despite travelling back from Melbourne recently, Jackie O has revealed she was “not required” to complete NSW’s mandatory quarantine.

Meghan and Harry’s palace revenge

In a move that can only be described as spectacular, Meghan and Harry have put paid to their biggest critics and cut the royal umbilical cord.

Border separates dad from newborn baby

A NSW family has begged the Queensland government to ease its border restrictions, which have forced a fly-in-fly-out dad to be separated from his baby.

Tony Robbins ticket holders demand refund

They’ve been promised the power to break through limitations but Tony Robbins event ticket holders just want their thousands of dollars back.

Big Kanga ticks game 250 and wants 300

Todd Goldstein is eyeing off at least 300 games with a North Melbourne group he’s adamant could be special in the coming years after ticking off the 250 game milestone this week.

Shock move: Pacing star Ride High gets new driver

Pacing sensation Ride High will have a new driver when he chases his 16th win from just 17 starts at Terang on Saturday night.

Godolphin chasing another Theo Marks win

Progressive sprinter/miler Ranier is in good shape ahead of his return in Saturday’s Group 2 Theo Marks Stakes at Rosehill.

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Barty reveals denied travel exemptions forced French Open call

After several unsuccessful attempts to get her trainer in to Brisbane world number one Ash Barty says she had no choice but to pull out of the French Open.

Mustang driver killed in crash

A woman has died after her Mustang and a truck collided in Mascot, in Sydney’s south, causing major traffic delays on Wednesday afternoon.

Carrot to lure agricultural workers

Having convinced BHP and Rio Tinto to favour local workers, the WA Government is now trying to lure young West Australians to toil in the regions for agricultural work.

Gig economy workers get cover

Self employment is rapidly growing, but many gig economy workers and freelancers aren’t aware of income protection insurance.

Simmons makes Aussie NBA history but future clouded

Ben Simmons became the first Australian to claim All-Defensive First Team honours, but his future at the Philadelphia 76ers is uncertain as trade rumours persist.

Woman’s big problem with Aldi trolleys

A Victorian woman has been trying to get Aldi to make a change at its supermarkets for people like her but her pleas have fallen on deaf ears.

Fatal Ferrari crash driver’s shocking record

A Ferrari driver who crashed the high-powered car and killed his girlfriend had a shocking driving record in the years before the fatal crash.

Special treatment for COVID sex parties

Coronavirus restrictions in Queensland appear to penalise people hosting weddings more severely than those who attend sex parties. This is why.

Country wants Australia in travel bubble

Hong Kong has revealed its plans for a potential travel bubble with Australia and has reached out, as it looks to reopen after the pandemic.

Italy’s stunning new supercar

Sensational looking new sports car promises wild F1-technology and heart pumping performance when it hits the road next year.

‘Tit 4 Tat’: Bizarre vandalism of Queen statue

A court has heard why a man allegedly vandalised a statue of Queen Victoria in Sydney’s CBD as part of a bizarre graffiti spree across the city.

Landmark beachfront cottage fetches $2m profit

Manly’s last original beach cottage, known as Brise De Mer, has sold for the second time in as many years for a profit of $2 million.

How to bring heroic nurses home

A WA nurse who tested positive for coronavirus while working in Victoria during its outbreak will be brought home, along with her six colleagues, after they complete two weeks of quarantine.

Phil Gould devastated by ugly accusations

Phil Gould has branded a rumour about him a “disgrace” as he opened up about the hurt resulting from his link to Anthony Griffin.

‘Cop slasher’ accused of biting prison officer

A man accused of trying to murder a cop last week has been charged again after allegedly assaulting prison officers before his first court appearance.

New way kids are ditching school

In past years, kids might have faked being sick or simply not shown up to class – but the coronavirus pandemic has created a whole new way for them to wag school.

Katie Holmes steamy PDA with new man

Actress Katie Holmes made no attempt to hide her feelings after her recent breakup during a PDA-filled dinner with new boyfriend, Emilio Vitolo Jr.

Darling Point penthouse sells for $7.25m

The Darling Point penthouse of the late real estate guru Samuel Punin — which has iconic harbour views — sold at auction last night for $7.25m.

Teen arrested after Qld school stabbings

A 16-year-old girl has been arrested after allegedly stabbing a teacher and another student at a Townsville school.

‘I lit up’: Teacher’s shocking admission

A former teacher’s sickening child abuse material “fixation” may have been fuelled by a serious drug habit and his own sexual abuse, a court has heard.

Eerie first pics of deadly volcano island

An abandoned helicopter and a puff of smoke is all the remains in the first pics showing the aftermath of the White Island volcanic eruption.

Loophole to travel freely across Australia

Thousands of Australians are using this loophole so they can avoid state border closures and curfews and travel anywhere across Australia.

Severed head delivered in mayonnaise box

A family was horrified when they received their grandfather’s head in the mail after he went missing from his home last year.

‘Hypocrisy’: China hits back at Australia

In the wake of two Aussie journalists being evacuated from China, Beijing has made claims of “hypocrisy and double standards” by Australia.

Why your power bill will be cut

Another $50 will be taken off the electricity bills of Queenslanders under a new household relief package, the State Government has announced.

Wildest KUWTK moments in history

Keeping Up With The Kardashians has gifted us many heartbreaking, jaw-dropping and hilarious moments over the years.

Childs chasing Makybe Diva Stakes glory

Jockey Jordan Childs chased the ride on Dalasan for a year before he got the nod for Saturday’s Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington.

Salon accused of exploiting visa holders

Two operators of a beauty salon in Adelaide will front court for allegedly underpaying the minimum wages of two Chinese nationals.

Popular Aussie fashion retailer saved

An ex-Myer boss has come to the rescue to save a popular Aussie fashion retailer from going completely under, it has been announced.

Error before killer dad got gun

A major error before a monster dad was allowed to legally get a gun that he would later use to kill his two teenage children has been revealed.

Incident near ASIO HQ ‘finalised’

Roads near the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation headquarters have reopened after an “incident” involving a man who is in police custody.

Wallaby fantasy close to a selection reality

He finds it hard to believe, but Queensland Reds flanker Fraser McReight is set to be picked for the Wallabies.

Disbelief at Aussie’s US Open interview

Aussie tennis commentator Rennae Stubbs has responded after being slammed for her questions about Naomi Osaka’s anti-racism stand.

How the virus has affected female workers

Female professionals are feeling more anxiety and experiencing more financial instability than men during the pandemic, new data suggests.

Cop ‘saw horses being tortured’: court

A Melbourne Cup-winning trainer is accused of using electric shocks on three prize thoroughbreds in a scandal that rocked the racing world.

Forrest residence offers a rare slice of history

Once home to Commonwealth Auditor General James Brophy, this period home is a snapshot of local history.

Bizarre detail in quarantine breach CCTV

The internet is losing it after CCTV from outside one of Melbourne’s quarantine hotels revealed something that defies belief.

Packed Sydney trains spark virus fears

Sydney trains have become increasingly rammed with people despite warnings over social distancing, sparking new virus fears.

New video reveals peak Ricciardo moment

Cool footage from Daniel Ricciardo’s car reveals how he managed his opening lap heroics in Italy — and his awesome all-Aussie reaction.

PM unleashes on TikTok in furious video

Scott Morrison has fired off an impassioned attack on social media platform TikTok, after a man’s videoed suicide was seen by children.

Young guns to blossom in Run To The Rose

Trainer Gerald Ryan is excited to see his gun colt Peltzer take on the best of his generation in the Group 2 Run To The Rose at Rosehill on Saturday.

Hands off Nofa! Star won’t be part of any Addo-Carr deal

Wests Tigers have hd enough of swap deals with Melbourne Storm. Coach Michael Maguire says if Josh Addo-Carr comes to the club next year, it won’t include his own star winger heading in the opposite direction.

Home loan jump biggest on record

New home loan commitments have surged as the easing of coronavirus restrictions prompted a normalising in buying activity.

Aussie icon back from the dead

They’ve been retired from their usual duties for years now, but a freshly revived and revised Aussie icon is once again delivering good times.

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