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Tue 25 Sep 2018

Billy Slater to play in the NRL grand final

Billy Slater to play in the NRL grand final

BILLY Slater will play for the Melbourne Storm in this week’s NRL grand final after a tense wait before an NRL judiciary hearing.

Woman wins against ‘absurd’ IVF ban

Woman wins against ‘absurd’ IVF ban

A WOMAN who was told she needed her estranged husband’s permission to try and have a baby has won a landmark case.

Suns reveal pre-draft player access

Suns reveal pre-draft player access

GOLD Coast Suns have revealed instead of priority picks, the AFL has granted them pre-draft access to three mature-age players and extra rookie spots.

Struggling farmer’s huge lottery win

Struggling farmer’s huge lottery win

TALK about drought relief. A struggling farmer 200kms north of Sydney has come up with the goods winning first prize in a mega jackpot draw.

No sympathy for Slater says Mitchell

No sympathy for Slater says Mitchell

LATRELL Mitchell sat on the sidelines during the preliminary final hoping for a chance to play in a decider. However, he said he feels no sympathy for Storm...

Miles more smiles ahead for Gai at Randwick

Miles more smiles ahead for Gai at Randwick

Big Randwick miles and Gai Waterhouse go hand-in-hand, and co-trainer Adrian Bott says the stable has the right horses ready to add to that record this Saturday

Big banks ban super home loans

Big banks ban super home loans

AUSTRALIA'S big banks have announced a new ban on loans for self-managed super funds to buy property — but a list of smaller lenders expect to defy the move.

J-Mac eyes big prize with D’Argento

J-Mac eyes big prize with D’Argento

Last weekend’s Rosehill meeting left James McDonald in a state of shock but D’Argento could change all that on Saturday in the $1 million Epsom Handicap

Storm divided on Smith’s retirement hint

Storm divided on Smith’s retirement hint

STORM players Cameron Munster and Ryan Hoffman have differing views on whether their skipper Cameron Smith will call it quits after the grand final.

Roosters pull halfback shock

Roosters pull halfback shock

TEAMS are in for Sunday’s grand final clashes at ANZ Stadium. The Roosters have named Mitch Aubusson at halfback to face the Storm in the NRL decider.

'Too low': Call for dole to be doubled

'Too low': Call for dole to be doubled

ADVOCATES behind a new petition say the fortnightly dole amount is actively stopping people from getting jobs and is keeping people in poverty.

World will be watching Everest

World will be watching Everest

US Navy Flag will be the first northern hemisphere-trained runner in The Everest and his owners say the race has put Australian racing on the world stage.

Dad’s chilling post hours before death

Dad’s chilling post hours before death

A MAN took to Facebook to share a disturbing message before being involved in a fatal skydiving accident with his fiancee in Queensland.

Big Bang Theory insider reveals finale secrets

Big Bang Theory insider reveals finale secrets

BIG Bang Theory will finish at the end of its 12th season — but there are still a lot of surprises in store until then, the sitcom’s showrunner reveals.

‘We made it uncool’: Plan to stop drug deaths

‘We made it uncool’: Plan to stop drug deaths

A FORMER top cop and leading drug expert have quashed arguments pill testing will give kids a green light to take illicit drugs.

‘My breast implant almost killed me’

‘My breast implant almost killed me’

JULIA Martin’s surgeon reinserted a used breast implant. Her next five years were horrific.

Matildas turn to youth as big guns sit out friendlies

Matildas turn to youth as big guns sit out friendlies

WITH a host of big names given time off, the Matildas will roll out a team stacked with teen starlets for their friendlies with France and England.

ISLAND GRABBING: China almost has Australia surrounded

ISLAND GRABBING: China almost has Australia surrounded

BEIJING’s island-grabbing campaign is getting close to home. It’s muscling in on tiny nations from the Indian to the Pacific Oceans. But Australia’s begun pushing...

Why you could earn money from your personal data

Why you could earn money from your personal data

AUSTRALIANS are being ripped off every single day — and most of us have absolutely no idea it’s happening.

House burned while fire trucks sat idle

House burned while fire trucks sat idle

Turf war between fire agencies has "left the community to suffer."

Woman’s absurd car park conduct

Woman’s absurd car park conduct

CAN you shotgun a parking space? This woman seems to think so — standing in a free spot at a shopping centre and refusing to move.

NRL backflips on huge Mad Monday fine

NRL backflips on huge Mad Monday fine

THE Canterbury Bulldogs have had their NRL fine for their lewd Mad Monday celebrations reduced significantly.

Winx in fine fettle at Flemington

Winx in fine fettle at Flemington

WINX has arrived in Melbourne with four of her stablemates ahead of her next start in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington.

Factory fire rages in Melbourne

Factory fire rages in Melbourne

A HUGE fire has engulfed a factory 16kms north of Melbourne, just weeks after a factory containing dangerous chemicals burned for days.

ONE CAR TWO CRITICS: Family test Nissan X-Trail TL Diesel

ONE CAR TWO CRITICS: Family test Nissan X-Trail TL Diesel

Nissan’s X-Trail is an ever reliable SUV that is also an ideal family all-rounder.

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