New South Wales

How an English surfer solved the mystery of an Australian pirate ship in Japan

An amateur historian in Japan has unearthed a crucial piece of a puzzle which ties in to an intriguing chapter of Australian history.<p>The brig Cyprus …

History

'Bikie war' report scotched in fatal Gold Coast shooting

News Corp reported victim was part of Lone Wolf gang but police say there is ‘no evidence’ violence was retaliation by bikies<p>Police and gang sources have scotched reports the fatal Gold Coast shooting of a man who was left in a hospital car park on Saturday sprang from bikie conflict.<p>The linking of …

Crime

Giants Netball defender Bec Bulley signs one-year contract extension

Star Super Netball defender Bec Bulley has signed a one-year contract extension with the Giants, but has ruled out a return to the Australian …

Brisbane

Morgan set to replace JT in Maroons halves

2:11 AM GMT<p>Michael Morgan looks set to wear the Queensland No.6 jumper in next month's State of Origin decider.<p>Newcastle and NSW legend Andrew Johns …

Sport (Australia)

A health issue, not a crime: it's time to scrap outdated abortion laws

Archaic abortion laws are still oppressing women in Australia. We should finally step up to medical developments and social expectations<p>On Wednesday the Queensland law reform commission (QLRC) received a reference to consider how Queensland should amend laws relating to termination of pregnancy and …

Rights & Freedoms

The avoidable death of Davey Browne: how an inquest exposed boxing's failures

The findings of a New South Wales coroner showed that serious injury or death in the ring can’t be explained away as ‘just one of those things’<p>Davey Browne’s family was calm and composed in the packed room at the New South Wales coroner’s court. It had been 21 months since Browne died in Liverpool …

Australia

Whyatt, Woods & Wagner take Australian titles

<b>Australian Skin Cancer Clinics</b><p>Surfing New South Wales<br>Rainbow Beach, Bonny Hills New South Wales<br>22 - 25 June, 2017<p><b>Title</b><p><b>Surfersvillage Global Surf …

Surfing

Lions player ratings vs. All Blacks

11:01 AM BST<p>Sam was brought up on long drives and the dusty fields of north-west New South Wales, where he developed his love of rugby from an early …

Rugby Union

Sport's long shadow shapes us all

<i>"Please, be tolerant of those who describe a sporting moment as their best ever. We do not lack imagination, nor have we had sad and barren lives; it</i> …

NSW man charged with driving stolen Canberra cars

A New South Wales man charged with driving two stolen, Canberra cars will face the ACT Magistrates Court on Saturday morning.<p>On Thursday, police saw …

Crime

This house looks like it's still under construction (in a good way)

Australian architect Alexander Symes purchased his first house back in 2008. Finding it rather tired and in need of a lot of maintenance, he took the …

Australia

Kids to step on the scale as part of NSW plan to combat childhood obesity

Children will be asked to step on the scales as part of routine medical check-ups as part of the New South Wales government's commitment to reduce …

Australian News

Co-housing works well for older people, once they get past the image problem

Housing Australia’s ageing population in homes that are affordable, accessible and sustainable presents a major challenge, particularly in a time of …

Housing

‘Flat gaps’ in sedimentary rock layers challenge long geologic ages

<b>Article from:</b><i><br>Journal of Creation</i><b><br>23</b>(2):76-81<br>August 2009<p>‘Flat gaps’, generally known as paraconformities, are contacts within sedimentary sequences …

Geology

Police stay silent in trial over eight-year-old Aboriginal boy locked in wagon

Two NSW Police officers declined to testify in court on Friday over accusations of leaving an eight-year-old in the back of a wagon.

Crime

APN to float $250 million petrol station trust

APN Property Group plans to float a petrol station property trust in late July after raising almost $175 million in fresh capital for the listing.<p>The …

Investing

Lack of wind a big blow for Infigen and power prices

Eastern Australia is experiencing extraordinarily windless conditions — and that is big problem for electricity prices and wind generators like …

Australian News

ACT government to ban greyhound racing in Canberra by end of June 2018

The ACT government will ban greyhound racing by the end of June 2018, after an independent report found legislative action was required to end the …

Sport (Australia)

State of Origin 2017: Mitchell Pearce, Jarryd Hayne...there's always someone to blame

'Did Jarryd Hayne lose us the Origin series?' This was the first call I received on Thursday morning. No preamble, no commiserations, straight into …

Rugby Union

LVMH opening draws thousands in Australia

Sephora, owned by luxury fashion giant LVMH, has drawn thousands of locals to the launch of its latest Australian store.<p>Sephora has celebrated the …

Fashion (Australia)

I wore a RompHim for a day. I probably wouldn't do that outside Sydney

My one-piece romper was not a hit at a birthday dinner party. Several people pleaded with me to take it off immediately<p>The Guardian had a meeting to discuss important things in the world (I imagine). The powers-that-be wanted a man to walk around for the day in a RompHim – a one-piece shorts and …

2017 Subaru XV review

The all-new <b>2017 Subaru XV</b> is now in Australia. <i>CarAdvice</i>‘s Matt Campbell drove the new small crossover in Japan not long ago and came away impressed. …

Trucks

Australia is finally getting digital driver's licenses

Residents of New South Wales will soon be able to flash a digital driver's licence on their phones when they get pulled over. And if the program is a …

Technology (Australia)

States complain of schools budget nightmare as Gonski 2.0 passes Senate

Victoria to be hit hardest by crossbench amendment to $23.5bn plan as Queensland complains it will have to find extra $1bn over six years<p>State and territory governments have complained that a new amendment to the Turnbull government schools package will force them to increase their education …

Northern Territory

Dental dominates extras claims at Medibank

Dental services worth more than half a billion dollars account for almost half of the extras claims made by customers of private health insurance …

Dental Care

Grattan on Friday: Plenty of 'rising damp' in Turnbull government's approach

The Liberals have a new duumvirate at the top of their organisation. Nick Greiner, one-time New South Wales premier, will be installed – in absentia, …

Australia

Morning mail: Noongar rebels renew land battle

Thursday: Indigenous group in dispute over native title rights in WA vow to return to high court. Plus: Queensland triumph in State of Origin II<p>Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Thursday 22 June.<p>Top stories<p><b>Traditional owners who had their veto</b> …

Australia

Packages and Prices

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Jarryd Hayne the fall guy as Wayne Bennett leads attack over 'selfish' bombed try

The hero of NSW's only winning campaign of the past decade has emerged as the villain-in-chief for the capitulation against Queensland at ANZ …

Rugby Union

Deaths near gay beats were not properly investigated, coroner says

Members of the New South Wales Police force did not adequately investigate deaths near gay beats, the coroner has told the third inquest into the …

Policing