Brisbane Lord Mayor calls for daylight saving trail in Queensland

Brisbane’s Lord Mayor has refreshed calls for Queensland to trial daylight saving after southern states turned their clocks forward an hour. The practice began for NSW, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia at 2am on Sunday and will gain the states an extra hour of sunlight during spring and summer. Hours later, Lord Mayor … Read more

AFL news 2022: Jimmy Bartel shares exciting family news, Instagram baby reveal, Nadia Bartel

Geelong Cats champion Jimmy Bartel will become a father for a third time, with the three-time premiership player sharing the “beautiful” news to Instagram on Saturday evening. The 38-year-old, who played 305 games for the Cats between 2002 and 2016, announced he and partner Amelia Shepperd were expecting their first child together in a gender … Read more

Optus cyber attack: What will happen to telco after data breach

Optus is facing up to five years of reputational damage and a hit to its bottom line worth millions of dollars as customers abandon it due to a cyber attack which saw the data of nearly 10 million Australians accessed by hackers. Outraged customers and the government have slammed the telco over the incident, particularly … Read more

AFL trade period primer: where your club’s list is at and which recruits they are targeting

The twists and turns of the trade period are almost upon us and many of the happenings in the next fortnight will shape clubs’ list strategy. Every club bar Gold Coast can sign as many as 44 footballers for next season, comprising between 36 and 38 on the primary list, four to six category A … Read more

NBL 2022 Round 1 results: Kyle Adnam stars as South East Melbourne beat Tasmania JackJumpers

White-hot South East Melbourne captain Kyle Adnam has led the depleted Phoenix to a nervy five-point defeat of last season’s grand final runner-up Tasmania, 84-79. The story of South East Melbourne’s NBL22 was its inability to hold onto a lead and it looked like old habits were about to die hard as Tasmania tied the … Read more

Rental crisis forcing people into homelessness and living in their cars

Alex has been living in his car with his dog for the past few months because he cannot find a rental property in Perth. “Rent prices have gone up since Covid and it is getting harder to find a place that will let me have a pet,” he told NCA NewsWire. Alex, who did not … Read more

AFL 2022: Hawthorn Hawks, Alastair Clarkson, Sam Mitchell, mistreatment, saga, scandal, investigation, family, baby, trouble, Relentless, autobiography

Hawthorn coach Sam Mitchell has been dragged into the alleged Alastair Clarkson controversy, with claims he suffered “unsympathetic treatment” towards his young family. During the 2011 season, Mitchell’s family suffered health problems after wife Lyndall gave birth to twin girls. Mitchell’s mother-in-law was also diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in a testing time for the family. … Read more

Monkeypox: Reason cases have fallen so dramatically

Think back just a few months, and just as many of us were feeling more relaxed about Covid-19, along came another virus that threatened to cause a fresh pandemic. It was a potentially fatal virus that had traveled north from Africa, literally had a spin around a dancefloor in Europe, and then ricocheted across the … Read more

How Aussies can find best Black Friday deals

The global shopping event Black Friday kicks off November 25, with millions of dollars of savings. With current labor shortages and supply chain disruptions, ’tis the season to shop early, said Australian Retailers Association chief executive Paul Zahra. “People are more conscious about their household budgets with the cost of living going up and interest … Read more

Aussie champ Adam Scott says LIV golf isn’t ‘pure evil’

Adam Scott has given his support to LIV defectors Cameron Smith and Marc Leishman while conceding the pair may have taken a risk in joining Greg Norman’s Saudi-back tour which the Masters champ says has “rocked the waters” of the sport. As he confirmed he would return home this summer for the first time since … Read more