Socceroos world cup: MCG could open for fans to watch, Dan Andrews hints

Premier Daniel Andrews has hinted world cup fans could celebrate watching the Socceroos’ next game at the MCG after the team advanced to the group stages. The 1-0 win against Denmark saw thousands of fans crammed into Federation Square on Thursday morning, where an outdoor screening of the match quickly descended into mayhem. When the … Read more

Trade Minister Don Farrell meets with Chinese ambassador as sanctions, tariffs continue

Trade Minister Don Farrell says he wants Chinese sanctions on Australian exports lifted within a year after meeting with Beijing’s top envoy to Canberra. Senator Farrell revealed he had spoken to Chinese Ambassador Xiao Qian at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Wednesday evening, describing the meeting as a “positive vibe”. Senator Farrell … Read more

Tea Wright-Finger: Body found believed to be missing girl

A woman’s body has been found in bushland near Richmond during the search for a teenager who vanished over a month ago. The body is believed to be 19-year-old Tea Wright-Finger who has been missing since October 16. Police are treating the death as non-suspicious and will prepare a report for the coroner. Around 10.30am … Read more

Police Minister Paul Toole’s brother Josh granted bail after ‘inhumane’ jail conditions

The brother of NSW Deputy Premier and Police Minister Paul Toole has been released on bail after a judge found it was “unacceptable” he was kept in solitary confinement for 23 and a half hours a day. Josh Toole was arrested and charged in Newcastle for his alleged role in a drug supply syndicate operating … Read more

Charlie Teo: Dominic Perrottet donates money to controversial brain surgeons charity

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet shocked attendees at a private fundraising event for controversial brain surgeon Charlie Teo’s charity. The event was hosted by 2GB Breakfast host Ben Fordham and was attended by the families of Mr Teo’s former patients as well as regular contributors to the charity. Speaking on his radio show on Thursday, Mr … Read more

Medibank hack: Biggest data dump released overnight

Russian hackers who stole Medibank customer data have issued a vile message after making their single largest dump of private information. “Happy Cyber ​​Security Day!!!,” the group known as Revel reportedly wrote on the dark web overnight. They posted on the forum where they have made numerous data dumps. “Added folder full. Case closed.” Medibank … Read more

Socceroos win reactions: Fans celebrate across the country as World Cup history made

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been asked to consider a public holiday in honor of the Socceroos, after they broke a 16-year drought in the early hours of Thursday morning. Raucous cheers emanated from pubs, clubs and lounge rooms across the country as Mathew Leckie scored the first and only goal of the game in … Read more

Interest rates: Economist warns next RBA rate rise ‘all but certain’ as house prices fall

National home prices have fallen for the eighth consecutive month, largely due to rising interest rates, according to the latest data from PropTrack. A 0.16 per cent drop was recorded nationally in November, with capital city prices now 3.09 per cent below their level a year ago. Darwin and Melbourne had the largest declines, but … Read more

Sydney: New digital street signs unveiled

New digital street signs have been placed on some Sydney streets in a move to make parking simpler, however many have wondered if the new technology is worth it. The signs were spotted around Chalmers Street in Surry Hills between Cleveland Street and Devonshire Street and will be in place for an 18-month trial. More … Read more

NSW government boosts start-up support by $40 million

Start up businesses in NSW will now be able to apply for more funding, with the state government expanding its Minimum Viable Product (MVP) grants program by millions of dollars. The program is set for a $40 million boost, which will see the amount of money available for start ups boosted by up to eight … Read more