Prison guard Adelle assaulted and had poo thrown on her at Port Phillip Jail

A former prison guard says her life will never be the same after she was violently assaulted by an inmate. At just 24 years old, Melbourne woman Adelle Mahoney told news.com.au that she feels like a “shell” of the person she used to be, as she grapples with the debilitating reality of severe PTSD and … Read more

Finks outlaw motorcycle gang members complete Wodonga to Cranbourne run

Members of one of the nation’s most high-profile motorcycle gangs have descended on Melbourne following a 350km journey from the Victorian border. Hundreds of bikies from Finks OMCG traveled to the southeast Melbourne suburb of Cranbourne, where the group’s headquarters are based, after leaving Wodonga on Saturday morning under close police scrutiny. The riders completed … Read more

Sydney weather: Nasty storm, heatwave and summer snow

East coast Australians are in for some wild weather, with a heatwave and “nasty” storms that will give way to freezing temperatures and summer snow all within the next week. A low intensity heatwave hit almost the entire NSW coast from Thursday, as well as Brisbane and parts of the southeast inland, and is expected … Read more

Australian Open 2023 men’s final start time, Novak Djokovic v Stefanos Tsitsipas live score, tickets

You wouldn’t think it by looking at him, but even Novak Djokovic is feeling the weight of history and expectation. Of all the weapons and tricks that Djokovic has in his arsenal, his most valuable is the way he disguises his fears. Because his life seems like an endless soap drama, the Serbian makes playing … Read more

Australian Open 2023: TV ratings fall off a cliff after $500m broadcast deal, Channel 9, Nick Kyrgios, Ash Barty

The Australian Open has been a living nightmare for Channel 9 with damning figures highlighting just how bleak things truly are. Nine splashed $500 million to extend their Australian Open deal until 2030, but viewership has fallen off a cliff in 2023. Watch Tennis Live with beIN SPORTS on Kayo. Live Coverage of ATP + … Read more

Australian Open 2023: Billie Jean King upset Ash Barty retired, tennis news

Tennis icon Billie Jean King revealed she’s “very upset” Ash Barty retired after admitting players shouldn’t go out on top. The 79-year-old former world number one said Barty is “so young, she’s great for the sport.” “I was very upset she retired, she’s a great athlete but more importantly I do want her to be … Read more

State nominations for skilled visas lagging behind expectations

State and territory governments will be reliant on the boom in student, visitor, working holiday maker and skilled temporary entry arrivals in 2022 to meet their 2023-24 skilled visa allocations. At the end of December 2022, state and territory government skilled migrant nominations were still running well behind pro-rata against their record allocations for 2022-23. … Read more

As single-use plastic ban starts in Victoria, shoppers tackle waste, recycling issues at the source

Lou Hollis has been using the same dishwashing liquid bottle for 15 years. key points: The single-use plastic ban in Victoria starts on February 1 Plastic straws, cutlery, plates, drink stirrers, polystyrene food and drink containers, and plastic cotton bud sticks will be banned An unpackaged food co-operative in regional Victoria is providing an alternative … Read more

A-League: Mariners and Wanderers share points

Brandon Borrello reminded national coach Graham Arnold of his Socceroos credentials with a superb display for Western Sydney in the Wanderers’ 2-2 draw with the Central Coast Mariners in Gosford on Saturday night Arnold, whose new Socceroos coaching contract will soon be announced, was among the spectators at Industree Group Stadium, and he would not … Read more

Shamino snares Durbridge Stakes at Morphettville to book Oakleigh Plate ticket

Phillip Stokes will have a crack at next month’s Group 1 Oakleigh Plate with Shamino after the veteran sprinter unleashed a devastating turn of foot to beat a classy field in the Listed Durbridge Stakes (1100m) at Morphettville on Saturday. Pre-race most of the focus was on the likes of two-time winner Kemalpasa, exciting filly … Read more