Brisbane

Swimmers warned after man dies on NSW north coast beach after being pulled from rip

A notoriously dangerous beach on the NSW north coast has witnessed another tragedy after the death of a swimmer.<p>Emergency services were called to …

Australia

Another human foot washes ashore in Canada

In any other part of the world, a sneaker with a human foot washing ashore might be a terrifying discovery, enough to frighten residents and stir …

Australia

Ground zero now, but what a WACA

On a hot day in Brisbane, you boil. On a hot day at the WACA, you bake. Banks of plastic seats become impossible to sit on. On England's last tour …

Australia

Taiwanese man jailed over $39 million Brisbane ice haul

A Taiwanese national has been jailed for 10 years for his role in a $39 million ice haul that was hidden inside household appliances.<p>Chia-Cheng Ku, …

Australia

Democrat Jones beats accused Moore to Senate seat in Alabama in setback for Trump

Jones' victory could have drastic consequences on the national level, snarling Republicans' legislative agenda in Washington and opening, for the …

Elections

Ashes 2017/18: James Anderson's dig puts more heat on England coaches

"It was an oversight from the players on the field but also from the coaches who could have had an input too, which is frustrating," Anderson wrote …

Australia

Police allege 2.2 tonnes of cannabis trafficked into Brisbane

A drug syndicate allegedly responsible for trafficking more than two tonnes of cannabis into Brisbane has been shut-down following the arrests of …

Crime

Perth is the last-chance saloon for England in this Ashes series

Our batsmen as a whole need to think of 400-plus in the first innings. Anything less and then it is a dogfight to stop themselves from losing easily. …

Pat Cummins

Western Sydney Wanderers players need to take responsibility: Michael Thwaite

"We need to take responsibilities as players," Thwaite said. "The only way we can turn it around is for us to play the way he wants us to play."<p>The …

Australia

Melbourne Stars will rally around Peter Handscomb if he is dropped from Test team

The Melbourne Stars plan to rally around Peter Handscomb if the struggling batsman returns to domestic cricket in the event he is dropped for the …

Peter Handscomb

Canberra Cavalry shortstop Gabriel Arias 'stealing hits' like New York Yankee Didi Gregorius

Collins saw first hand what Gregorius could do at shortstop, playing with him in the inaugural season of the Australian Baseball League, and has …

Didi Gregorius

Olympic sailing medalist Olivia Price back on water after breaking bone in back

"It was a little table top, and it had been really raining the day before, and it had kind of been dug out – I had a little too much speed but then …

Australia

Renowned kids' author Andy Griffiths on 'getting rid of the bums'

“We got rid of the bums,” Andy said.<p>“We got rid of the really extreme types of violent humour that me and Terry love so much and Jill, you know, not …

Australia

Woman sues after inappropriately 'massaged' during skin cancer check

Last week, Judge Catherine Muir ordered Mr Gomez, who is not registered as a medical practitioner in Australia, pay $48,851 in damages.<p>Judge Muir …

Australia

ACT Brumbies to join Rugby Australia's first Super Rugby women's competition

The move hopes to capitalise on the momentum of the AFLW and the rise of women's sport in Australia.

Rugby Union

Ancient human-sized penguins once inhabited New Zealand, say researchers

Kumimanu, named after a creature from Maori folklore and the Maori word for bird, is the second-oldest known penguin. The oldest, also from New …

Paleontology

Social media destroying society with 'dopamine-driven feedback loops': ex-Facebook VP

But the ability to connect and share information so quickly - as well as the instant gratification people give and receive over their posts - has …

Social Media

Man handcuffed, stomped on during home invasion

A man has told of the moment he was allegeldy handcuffed, stomped on and had his car stolen during a home invasion in Brisbane’s south on …

Crime

Chris Gayle can return to Big Bash League, says Brad Hogg

Gayle was asked after the match whether he was asked if he was the Don Bradman of T20 cricket, to which the Jamaican asserted: "No, I am actually the …

Australia

Councillor could have citizenship ceremony powers revoked after comments

Mr Hawke said he was considering revoking Cr Sri's authority as a councillor to participate in citizenship ceremonies in the future.<p>He said an …

Australia

Calls for probe into Donut King get louder

Some describe it as a financial trap or indentured servitude.<p>Since Fairfax broke the story on Retail Food Group at the weekend with revelations that …

Australia

Don Burke lobbied Barnaby Joyce over APVMA

The former TV host was instrumental in setting up the authority, known originally as the National Registration Authority, and suggested improvements …

Barnaby Joyce

Frank Lowy unleashes a one man Santa bounce on ASX

There’s a story maybe apocryphal, maybe not – about Kerry Packer and a mooted Frank Lowy property deal.<p>While Lowy was a master of running retail …

Australia

All policies are on the table, including support for Adani: LNP leader

"They're all up for review, they have to be, because obviously if they were all 100 per cent, we wouldn't be standing here in opposition," she …

Annastacia Palaszczuk

Borce Ristevski charged with the murder of Karen Ristevski

Ms Ristevski went missing from her Oakley Drive home in Avondale Heights on the morning of June 29 in 2016.<p>Her remains were discovered under a log in …

Australia

Ashes 2017: Mitchell Marsh ready for Test comeback, says Steve Smith

That spells bad news for incumbent No.5 Peter Handscomb, who despite a Test average of 47.35 has fallen into the dreaded horses-for-courses territory …

Peter Handscomb

Investors demand answers over Ipswich resort scheme

“All deposit monies provided to this firm are held in trust as required by law and invested as permitted by law,” the legal firm said.<p>Peter Pham, a …

Real Estate

Neal Bates dominates Adelaide Rally racing his Celica for first time in 22 years

Four-time Australian rally champion Neal Bates set the fastest overall time at the Adelaide Rally racing his Celica GT-Four ST205 for the first time …

Australia

FFA dismisses approach for Luis Felipe Scolari as Socceroos coach

"I intend on leading a team with an organised project for one or two years. But I am interested."<p>Fairfax Media understands the FFA has been bombarded …

Soccer

Commonwealth Games 2018: Australia could have smaller athletics team than England

Australia also aim to fill all relay places – another 20 athletes – so excluding the 100m, 200m and 400m events where runners will come from the …

Olympics