Joe Pride confident with Stockman in The Metropolitan

It’s not often that Group 1 race ends up being the easier target but that could be the case when the talented Stockman lines up in Saturday’s The Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick. Trainer Joseph Pride has been elected to contest the $750,000 staying test after also accepting in the $1m Group 2 Hill Stakes (2000m) … Read more

NSW, Qld, Victoria weather: BOM warns of rain, storms, rainfall next week, flood risk

Aussies are warned to brace for heavy rainfall next week despite predictions of a heavy storm easing. Wild weather rocked South East Queensland and most of NSW earlier in the week, bringing dangerous storms, hail and rainfall. Dangerous storms also lashed the Wollongong region on Wednesday night as hammering rainfall brought totals of between 70 … Read more

Departing Western Bulldogs midfielder Josh Dunkley has won the club’s 2022 best and fairest

Brisbane-bound midfielder Josh Dunkley will walk out of the Western Bulldogs on a high after taking out his first club best and fairest award on Wednesday night. Dunkley, 25, showed the depth of his talent throughout 2022 playing every game, but powered home late polling 52 votes in the final three rounds, which included a … Read more

Australian $5 note could be changed to remove monarch after Queen Elizabeth II’s death

The Treasurer has waded into the debate on whether the head of the monarch should be replaced on the $5 note with an Australian, signaling that a change may be on the cards after the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Jim Chalmers revealed he has met with Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe for preliminary discussions … Read more

Optus cyber attack: Thousands of Medicare numbers accessed by hackers

Optus has confirmed that the valid Medicare ID numbers of 14,900 Australians have been exposed to hackers. The telecommunications giant says it will contact all of the customers who had their Medicare data breached within 24 hours. On top of the nearly 15,000 valid Medicare numbers which were exposed, Optus has advised customers that a … Read more

Dally M 2022 start time: Predictions, winner, betting, favourites

Penrith legend Craig Gower has savaged the NRL’s reasoning behind failing to retrospectively award him the 2003 Dally M medal – labeling their excuse as a “load of shit”. Gower was the runaway favorite to claim rugby league’s top individual honor that year, having dominated for the Panthers all season, only to selflessly agree to … Read more

US officials play down concerns Pacific summit could be a bust

Officials have sought to downplay concerns Pacific leaders could reject a draft agreement with the US ahead of a major summit in Washington. President Joe Biden is hosting a number of Pacific Island leaders at the White House for a summit for the first time. Officials have spent weeks in negotiations on a joint agreement, … Read more

Mum of Dr Charlie Teo’s miracle girl, Amelia ‘Milli’ Lucas blasts operating restrictions

The mother of Dr Charlie Teo’s “miracle girl,” Amelia ‘Milli’ Lucas says the future of Australia’s medical community has been “robbed,” given the strict restrictions placed on the Sydney neurosurgeon. In 2019, Milli became one of Dr Teo’s most well-known patients after he successfully removed 98 percent of a brain tumor that had been dubbed … Read more

Long Covid places strain on Australian economy

The dire toll of a horrible Covid-19 health side effect will negatively affect the economy for years to come, according to Australian Medical Association president Professor Steve Robson. Ongoing inconvenient and frustrating symptoms that for many Australians remain as present as ever following their initial Covid infection will continue to place strain on the country’s … Read more

Model Gabriella Pizzato shares moment she finds spider under toilet seat

An Australian model has shared the terrifying moment she found a huge huntsman spider hiding under her toilet seat. Gabriella Pizzato, an influencer and model who recently moved to the Gold Coast, was justifiably frightened when she decided to record herself after going to the bathroom. Using selfie mode, she videoed herself with her hand … Read more