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Women march to a campaign event with presidential candidate for the Workers Party, Fernando Haddad, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Picture Editor's Choice, September 27, 2018

The finest photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

Illustration: Cathy Wilcox

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The news of the day as interpreted in the work of our award-winning cartoonists.

Energy retailers forced to reveal power bill shocks early
Energy

Energy retailers forced to reveal power bill shocks early

Electricity retailers will now have to let Australians know their power bills are increasing at least five days before they up prices under new regulations.

  • by Cole Latimer
Internal email pours doubt on IOOF claims to regulator
Superannuation

Internal email pours doubt on IOOF claims to regulator

IOOF told the regulator it planned to replace the executive ahead of a Fairfax Media investigation into the company. An internal email tells a different story.

  • by Sarah Danckert
First pictures of secret tunnel in cliff face below Macquarie lighthouse
Exclusive

First pictures of secret tunnel in cliff face below Macquarie lighthouse

Modern technology is trying to solve unanswered questions about a secret WWII tunnel.

  • by Tim Barlass
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Clean sweep at prosecutor's office digs up a find
CBD

Clean sweep at prosecutor's office digs up a find

If you were losing sleep over the disappearance of a portrait of Mark Tedeschi QC from the Crown office, you can rest easy.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
Race-by-race preview and tips for Hawkesbury on Thursday
Today's tips

Race-by-race preview and tips for Hawkesbury on Thursday

All you need to know to back a winner today at Hawkesbury.

  • by Ray Hickson
'The missus': language exacerbated ABC tensions
ABC

'The missus': language exacerbated ABC tensions

The breakdown in the relationship between ABC chairman Justin Milne and his former MD is believed to have been exacerbated by his overly-familiar language.

  • by Jennifer Duke
Morrison needs to start a conversation, but not like this
Indigenous

Morrison needs to start a conversation, but not like this

Listening is the key when it comes to any conversation about recognising Indigenous Australians.

Britain keen to join Australia in Trans-Pacific Partnership
Trade

Britain keen to join Australia in Trans-Pacific Partnership

The United Kingdom will “plant a flag” and signal its interest to join an Australian-led Trans Pacific Partnership after it withdraws from the European Union.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Crossbench disquiet grows over 'draconian' spyware bill
legislation
National security

Crossbench disquiet grows over 'draconian' spyware bill

Disquiet is growing on the cross bench with the government's new cyber security bill.

  • by Colin Kruger
Women march to a campaign event with presidential candidate for the Workers Party, Fernando Haddad, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Picture Editor's Choice, September 27, 2018

The finest photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

Former officials urge 'radical' overhaul of military to confront resurgent China
National security

Former officials urge 'radical' overhaul of military to confront resurgent China

One former senior Defence official warns China is increasingly "capable of threatening us with high intensity conflict".

  • by Fergus Hunter
Top Aussie universities revealed amid stark warning on funding cuts
Education

Top Aussie universities revealed amid stark warning on funding cuts

The ANU fell one place in the rankings, as experts sound the alarm over a $2.1 billion funding freeze on the sector.

  • by Sherryn Groch
How did your uni perform in the world rankings?
Education

How did your uni perform in the world rankings?

Six Australian universities have dropped down a prestigious league table of the world’s top 200 institutions, but the University of Melbourne has held onto its prized ranking.

  • by Henrietta Cook
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Australian universities slide down rankings prompts funding warning
University

Australian universities slide down rankings prompts funding warning

Funding blamed as Australian universities slide or stagnate on global rankings.

  • by Jordan Baker
Rousing impromptu haka marks Tuivasa-Sheck's Dally M Medal

Rousing impromptu haka marks Tuivasa-Sheck's Dally M Medal

Moments after Tuivasa-Sheck's speech, Issac Luke, Jazz Tevaga and Jordan Rapana performed the haka in the middle of Sydney's Overseas Passenger Terminal.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
Bentleigh deny Heidelberg with late winner, Adelaide end Apia dream
FFA Cup

Bentleigh deny Heidelberg with late winner, Adelaide end Apia dream

Bentleigh Greens scored a late winner to down Heidelberg United to make the FFA Cup semi final, while Adelaide United end Apia's fairytale run in quarter final

  • by Michael Lynch
New hospital boss pledges to listen and consult
Health

New hospital boss pledges to listen and consult

The new CEO of new organisation Canberra Health Services comes into the role just weeks after the announcement of a review into ACT Health's culture.

  • by Daniella White
ACT families to be able to raise Guide Dog puppies
Disability

ACT families to be able to raise Guide Dog puppies

For the first time, guide dogs will be trained in the ACT.

  • by Sally Whyte
Changes to consent laws 'contrary to right to fair trial'
Sexual assault

Changes to consent laws 'contrary to right to fair trial'

Changes to sexual consent laws that would force the accused to prove their alleged victims said yes freely fly in the face of the right to a fair trial.

  • by Katie Burgess
Tomic comes back from match point down to win in Chengdu
Bernard Tomic

Tomic comes back from match point down to win in Chengdu

The Australian is into his second ATP quarterfinal of the year after a dramatic win over South Africa's Lloyd Harris.

I love Slater but Smith's the man for Clive's medal: Joyce Churchill
Storm

I love Slater but Smith's the man for Clive's medal: Joyce Churchill

Joyce Churchill wants to hand the medal struck in honour of her husband to a Storm star yet to receive it.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Eagles deny McGovern injury a cracked rib
AFL Grand Final

Eagles deny McGovern injury a cracked rib

West Coast assistant coach Jaymie Graham says Jeremy McGovern has a hip pointer refuting talk of cracked ribs.

  • by Peter Ryan
DCE in box seat for Kangaroos No. 7 after Maloney's neck injury
Sea Eagles

DCE in box seat for Kangaroos No. 7 after Maloney's neck injury

Manly's $10 million man gets nod to captain PM's XIII team as Test return almost complete.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
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CA accepts apology from Sportsbet over Steve Smith betting markets
Australia

CA accepts apology from Sportsbet over Steve Smith betting markets

The markets promoted an urgent email from the Sydney Cricket Association warning players they faced bans if they wagered on Smith.

  • by Tom Decent
'Laughable': Reef Foundation windfall was a trial case, document shows
Great Barrier Reef

'Laughable': Reef Foundation windfall was a trial case, document shows

The $443.4 million grant to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation was intended to be a 'trial case' to see if non-profit groups could be used to deliver 'big government programs', documents released to a Senate inquiry show.

  • by Peter Hannam
'Stupidity, lack of professionalism': Rixon tips bucket on PCB
Australia

'Stupidity, lack of professionalism': Rixon tips bucket on PCB

Steve Rixon is furious with the Pakistan Cricket Board, whom he claims were late with payments and disorganised.

  • by Andrew Wu
Date with destiny: Tedesco's eerily prophetic Roosters prediction
James Tedesco

Date with destiny: Tedesco's eerily prophetic Roosters prediction

In his year-six yearbook, James Tedesco had to predict where he would be in 15 years' time.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
It's on: sport ministers stake state dignity on stadium lights AFL bet
AFL Grand Final

It's on: sport ministers stake state dignity on stadium lights AFL bet

If the Eagles win on Saturday the MCG will be lit up in blue and gold while the Optus stadium's LED-laden exterior will feature the Magpies white.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Grundy the key to grand final: Sidebottom
Collingwood

Grundy the key to grand final: Sidebottom

Getting first use of the football will be vital, says Magpie veteran.

  • by Jake Niall
A young dancer from performs during a charity event celebrating Pchum Ben, or Ancestors' Day, at a Buddhist pagoda, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Cambodians are celebrating their traditional 15-day Pchum Ben festival aimed at paying respect to deceased relatives. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

Best of the world in photos

The best images from around the world, chosen by Fairfax photo editors.

Giants give blessing for Shiel to meet Victorian clubs
Draft

Giants give blessing for Shiel to meet Victorian clubs

Greater Western Sydney have given their blessing to Dylan Shiel ahead of a series of meetings he is set to have with Victorian clubs.

  • by Daniel Cherny
ABC chairman Justin Milne under intense pressure over multiple claims of political interference
ABC

ABC chairman Justin Milne under intense pressure over multiple claims of political interference

An extraordinary coalition of critics has demanded the resignation of beleaguered ABC chairman Justin Milne, who now faces two governmental inquiries into allegations he politically interfered with the public broadcaster.

  • by Michael Koziol
'This is a stepping stone': Meninga backs Cotric in PM's XII
Updated
Raiders

'This is a stepping stone': Meninga backs Cotric in PM's XII

Young gun Nick Cotric will play on the wing for the Prime Minister's XIII clash against Papua New Guinea at Port Moresby on October 6.

  • by David Polkinghorne
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Usman Qadir: I want to play for Australia
Test cricket

Usman Qadir: I want to play for Australia

Usman Qadir has his legendary father’s blessing despite turning his back on Pakistan in the hope of playing for Australia.

  • by Daniel Cherny
ABC chairman Justin Milne's tangled corporate web
ABC

ABC chairman Justin Milne's tangled corporate web

Supporters of Justin Milne have rushed to support the besieged ABC chairman, amid fresh conflict of interest claims.

  • by John McDuling
Hogan to decide soon whether to request trade
Melbourne

Hogan to decide soon whether to request trade

Demons forward Jesse Hogan hasn't requested a trade but the club is aware it's a possibility.

  • by Jake Niall
Former NRL judiciary chair says Slater decision won't open 'Pandora's Box'
Storm

Former NRL judiciary chair says Slater decision won't open 'Pandora's Box'

As the Billy Slater decision divided the rugby league world, the Storm outlined just how much support the retiring No. 1 received the past few days.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
Canberra Raiders set to play trial against Bulldogs in Bega
Raiders

Canberra Raiders set to play trial against Bulldogs in Bega

The Raiders are starting to plot their path back to the NRL finals and have all but locked in one pre-season game.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Landfill credits and incentives to recycle the key to reducing waste
Waste

Landfill credits and incentives to recycle the key to reducing waste

The government is being urged to provide incentives to meet ambitious waste targets.

  • by Jewel Topsfield
'Bad for farmers': Indian Ocean shift not positive for spring rains
Extreme weather

'Bad for farmers': Indian Ocean shift not positive for spring rains

The outlook for early decent rains that would ease the drought and elevated bushfire risks over eastern Australia is dimming even as the chance of an El Nino appears to be receding, climate models suggest.

  • by Peter Hannam
Failed Harvey Norman dairy venture may have traded while insolvent
Exclusive
Retail

Failed Harvey Norman dairy venture may have traded while insolvent

Gerry Harvey said he did not believe it had traded while insolvent, and had not heard the allegation.

  • by Colin Kruger, Darren Gray & Patrick Hatch
Greysful Glamour and Savoie make their Oaks and Derby cases

Greysful Glamour and Savoie make their Oaks and Derby cases

The Sydney trained filly Greysful Glamour and the Darren Weir colt Savoie stamped themselves as potential Derby and Oaks candidates in trial wins at Flemington

  • by Michael Lynch
Cultural burn offs to save the animals at the wetlands
Canberra

Cultural burn offs to save the animals at the wetlands

The Indigenous burn off technique that's helping make the Jerrabomberra Wetlands a haven for native animals and plants.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon
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Hall's bike impaled by car in his ACT death
Inquest

Hall's bike impaled by car in his ACT death

An inquest into Hall's death wrapped up on Wednesday, 18 months after he was killed.

  • by Matt Coughlan
'It is time for justice': The rise and fall of Bill Cosby
Sexual assault

'It is time for justice': The rise and fall of Bill Cosby

The comedian, TV star and breaker of racial barriers became the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to be sent to prison.

Lifeline calls for 25 per cent suicide reduction target after deaths spike
Mental health

Lifeline calls for 25 per cent suicide reduction target after deaths spike

Pressure is mounting on the federal government to commit to a national suicide prevention target, after the latest data revealed deaths had risen by 9 per cent in just a year.

  • by Dana McCauley
Stimson takes lessons from Hoffy into first grand final
Storm

Stimson takes lessons from Hoffy into first grand final

Melbourne Storm's Joe Stimson can't wait for grand final day on Sunday.

  • by Roy Ward
Singo back in big time with Fabulass set to take flight at Randwick

Singo back in big time with Fabulass set to take flight at Randwick

By John Singleton's high standards, the last couple of years have been barren. But his Strawberry Hills stud looks set for a big spring.

  • by Chris Roots
Former Grammar staffer to face court over 'inappropriate behaviour'
Crime

Former Grammar staffer to face court over 'inappropriate behaviour'

A former staff member of Canberra Grammar School will face court on charges related to "inappropriate behaviour" in the 1980s

  • by Sally Pryor
China seeks to mend Australian fence as US dispute worsens
Trade wars

China seeks to mend Australian fence as US dispute worsens

China's trade war with Donald Trump has prompted the world's second-largest economy to mend fences with Australia, a major supplier of China's energy needs.

  • by Kirsty Needham
Roosters relish home comforts to keep prying eyes away
NRL Grand Final

Roosters relish home comforts to keep prying eyes away

The Roosters are expected to turn down the chance to train at ANZ Stadium a day before the NRL grand final with near-unrestricted access to Allianz Stadium.

  • by Adam Pengilly
Nurse cut, bruised and bitten in mental health unit attack: union
Health

Nurse cut, bruised and bitten in mental health unit attack: union

The nurses' union is calling for action to protect mental health nurses in the ACT after publishing photos showing what its members face.

  • by Daniella White
KPMG loses more South African staff from Gupta fallout
Accounting

KPMG loses more South African staff from Gupta fallout

KPMG is continuing to lose staff and clients in South Africa more than a year after issuing a public apology for some of the work it did in the country.

  • by Loni Prinsloo
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Goulding gets his belated NBA chance as Melbourne head to Philadelphia
NBL

Goulding gets his belated NBA chance as Melbourne head to Philadelphia

Chris Goulding was stripped of his first chance to play in an NBA preseason game last year, this time he is keen to take his shot this time around.

  • by Roy Ward
Handscomb builds form but Vics go down

Handscomb builds form but Vics go down

Peter Handscomb made his second successive half-century but Victoria’s one-day homecoming was ruined as Western Australia cruised to a six-wicket victory at Junction Oval.

  • by Daniel Cherny
Commission lawyers float ban on cold-call insurance sales
Banking royal commission

Commission lawyers float ban on cold-call insurance sales

A submission from the royal commission's top lawyers has raised the prospect of banning the sale of insurance through cold-calls.

  • by Clancy Yeates
The resources are continuing to battle the financials on the market this week.

Financials weigh ASX ahead of Hayne interim report

Australian shares closed marginally higher on Wednesday, as the resource stocks continued to be weighed by the major financials ahead of the royal commission's interim report.

  • by William McInnes
Mourners farewell Vietnam president
Vietnam

Mourners farewell Vietnam president

Vietnam's late President Tran Dai Quang has been mourned at his funeral as a great loss and praised for his contributions to his country

Afghanistan savour tie with India that felt like victory

Afghanistan savour tie with India that felt like victory

Afghanistan confirmed their stature as one of the most mercurial sides in limited-overs cricket in Tuesday's epic Asia Cup tie.

  • by Amlan Chakraborty
Meninga wants changes to shoulder-charge rule, Cordner just confused
NRL Grand Final

Meninga wants changes to shoulder-charge rule, Cordner just confused

Mal Meninga and Boyd Corner have both weighed in to the shoulder-charge debate after Billy Slater's great escape at the judiciary.

  • by Matt Encarnacion
Across the Arctic, lakes are leaking dangerous greenhouse gases
Global warming

Across the Arctic, lakes are leaking dangerous greenhouse gases

Researchers hunt for answers as thawing lakes leak greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.

  • by Chris Mooney
Malthouse's foot in both grand final camps
AFL Grand Final

Malthouse's foot in both grand final camps

Mick Malthouse has a foot in both camps. But he's leaning towards West Coast defeating Collingwood in the grand final of two clubs he has coached to premierships.

  • by Steve Larkin
NRL grand final: Everything you need to know
NRL Grand Final

NRL grand final: Everything you need to know

It's that time of year again, and the Sydney Roosters are taking on the Melbourne Storm in a battle for the ages. Here's everything you should know about Sunday's match-up.

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Battle lines: Pakistan put a new spin on Australia's warm-up match
Test cricket

Battle lines: Pakistan put a new spin on Australia's warm-up match

Pakistan have opted to make life as difficult as possible for the tourists by excluding a front-line spinner for Australia's only warm-up match.

  • by Jon Pierik
World War II bombing raids disturbed earth's atmosphere
Science

World War II bombing raids disturbed earth's atmosphere

Shock waves from huge bombs dropped on Germany were powerful enough to alter the atmosphere at the edge of space, scientists have learnt.

  • by John von Radowitz
MCC prepares to sell grand final tickets to restricted members
AFL Grand Final

MCC prepares to sell grand final tickets to restricted members

The move comes after hundreds of seats were left empty during the sold-out preliminary final between the Tigers and the Pies last week.

  • by Simone Fox Koob
For grand finalists, forever starts now
Analysis

For grand finalists, forever starts now

For better or worse, grand final day is one that can never be forgotten.

  • by Bob Murphy
Informant was 'golden opportunity' to infiltrate Italian mafia: court
David Eastman

Informant was 'golden opportunity' to infiltrate Italian mafia: court

David Eastman's defence have pointed to a theory that someone within the Italian mafia orchestrated the hit on the senior police officer.

  • by Alexandra Back
Raider Nick on his love for Phil Small, and ditching the APS
Media & marketing

Raider Nick on his love for Phil Small, and ditching the APS

"I'd have lunch with some of the cadets at work and we'd all question, 'Is this all there is?'"

  • by Bree Winchester
One spot up for grabs at Victory - but don't expect fireworks
A-League

One spot up for grabs at Victory - but don't expect fireworks

One spot remains on Melbourne Victory's list for the upcoming season - but fans should not expect any more transfer fireworks.

  • by Michael Lynch
Taskforce Tydeus arrest: Man allegedly flashed 12yo walking to school
Courts

Taskforce Tydeus arrest: Man allegedly flashed 12yo walking to school

Police said the girl had been walking to school when a man allegedly approached and spoke to her before exposing himself.

  • by Michael Inman
Tham Luang cave rescue involved four more survivors, diver reveals
Thailand

Tham Luang cave rescue involved four more survivors, diver reveals

Four Thai workers were secretly rescued during the Tham Luang cave rescue, more than a week before the soccer team was saved by an international dive team. 

  • by James Massola
Coalition launches inquiry into ABC email revelations as chairman Justin Milne survives board talks
Media & marketing

Coalition launches inquiry into ABC email revelations as chairman Justin Milne survives board talks

Communications Minister Mitch Fifield has called an urgent inquiry into revelations ABC chairman Justin Milne told former managing director Michelle Guthrie to "get rid of" senior journalist Emma Alberici.

  • by Jennifer Duke
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ABC staff pass motion calling for chairman Justin Milne to stand aside over interference revelations
ABC

ABC staff pass motion calling for chairman Justin Milne to stand aside over interference revelations

ABC staff met around the country over revelations former managing director Michelle Guthrie had been asked to sack journalist Emma Alberici.

  • by Michael Koziol
Flashback 1983: Wild celebrations as Australia II wins America's Cup
Flashback

Flashback 1983: Wild celebrations as Australia II wins America's Cup

In 1983, Australia II broke the longest sporting winning streak on record when it won the America's Cup. We remember the wild celebrations that followed the historic win.

  • by Bruce Stannard
AGL says it remains committed to closing Liddell power plant in 2022
Energy

AGL says it remains committed to closing Liddell power plant in 2022

AGL's decision to shut its coal-fired power plant in the face of government opposition is simple economics, and not ideological, the company said on Wednesday.

  • by Cole Latimer
Children dead before Bonner fire took hold, coroner says
Distressing content
Courts

Children dead before Bonner fire took hold, coroner says

Police said they have found no evidence a third party deliberately lit the Bonner house fire that also killed the children's mother.

  • by Alexandra Back
Teenage star Sutherland sidelined with back stress fracture
Sheffield Shield

Teenage star Sutherland sidelined with back stress fracture

Emerging star Will Sutherland is expected to be unavailable for half of the season after scans revealed he has a stress fracture in his back.

  • by Daniel Cherny
DCE eyeing Kangaroos comeback after earning PM's XIII captaincy

DCE eyeing Kangaroos comeback after earning PM's XIII captaincy

Daly Cherry-Evans has moved a step closer to reclaiming his first Kangaroos jersey in four years.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Alleged armed robber to fight charges over 13 club heists
Courts

Alleged armed robber to fight charges over 13 club heists

A Canberra man will fight attempted murder and theft charges linked to 13 armed robberies on ACT clubs.

  • by Michael Inman
Two charged after large police raid in strategic area of Finland
Influence campaigns

Two charged after large police raid in strategic area of Finland

A Finnish court remanded in custody a Russian and an Estonian detained on suspicion of aggravated money laundering following an exceptionally large police raid.

Billionaire Marc Benioff takes swipe at tech companies over data use
Startups

Billionaire Marc Benioff takes swipe at tech companies over data use

Salesforce co-founder Marc Benioff says technology companies need to prioritise trust.

  • by Cara Waters
Eagles to apply pressure on Mason Cox
AFL Grand Final

Eagles to apply pressure on Mason Cox

Mason Cox can't expect the same run at the ball that Richmond allowed him to have in the grand final, according to injured Eagles defender Jeremy McGovern.

  • by Peter Ryan
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Ainslie's new Pilot restaurant is ready to take flight
Eating out

Ainslie's new Pilot restaurant is ready to take flight

With one of the country's brightest young chefs in the kitchen, Pilot restaurant might shake things up a little.

  • by Karen Hardy
Cox or the Colliwobbles? Some things to cheer for as evil empires meet
AFL Grand Final

Cox or the Colliwobbles? Some things to cheer for as evil empires meet

The AFL grand final, a clash between the two most disliked teams in the comp, is a disaster for neutral fans. Here are some ways to make peace with a Collingwood-West Coast decider. 

  • by Tom Cowie
The 24-year-old university dropout who now runs a $6.9 billion company
Hotels

The 24-year-old university dropout who now runs a $6.9 billion company

He started the business when 19, now Ritesh's startup is worth billions and he has bigger plans in mind.

  • by Saritha Rai
Germany's far-right party is trying to attract an unlikely group: Jews
Democracy

Germany's far-right party is trying to attract an unlikely group: Jews

Critics fear the AfD has become more radical after its more moderate leader was toppled by the party's right-wing base in April.

  • by Rick Noack
How much of an advantage will the MCG give the Pies on grand final day?
AFL Grand Final

How much of an advantage will the MCG give the Pies on grand final day?

The Magpies know every patch of grass of the MCG but Eagles have been road warriors this season.

  • by Jon Pierik
'Worst-ever drought' hits major agrigroup Nufarm
Drought

'Worst-ever drought' hits major agrigroup Nufarm

Global agribusiness Nufarm has confirmed it will undertake a $300 million capital raising to de-risk its balance sheet as it reported a loss for fiscal 2018.

  • by Darren Gray
US millennials causing divorce rate to plummet
Marriage

US millennials causing divorce rate to plummet

Americans under the age of 45 have found a novel way to rebel against their elders: They're staying married.

  • by Ben Steverman
VRC wants more staying races to give locals a Cup chance
Updated

VRC wants more staying races to give locals a Cup chance

The VRC is looking to put on two more richly-endowed staying races at Flemington that would guarantee the winners a spot in the Melbourne Cup.

  • by Michael Lynch
Santos aiming for 100 million barrels of oil by 2025
Energy

Santos aiming for 100 million barrels of oil by 2025

Santos is aiming to double its gas output, targeting a production rate of more than 100 million barrels of oil equivalent by 2025.

  • by Cole Latimer
Manly exile Hastings to stay in England
Sea Eagles

Manly exile Hastings to stay in England

Exiled Manly playmaker Jackson Hastings is not planning an NRL return any time soon, saying he has no choice but to remain in England and redeem himself.

  • by Laine Clark
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Davis skips US event for Aus Open defence
Australian Open

Davis skips US event for Aus Open defence

A patriotic Cameron Davis says his childhood dream of defending golf's Australian Open made sacrificing one of five early PGA Tour starts an easy decision.

  • by Evin Priest
Tiger may be reunited with Mickelson in Ryder Cup

Tiger may be reunited with Mickelson in Ryder Cup

Jim Furyk is poised to reunite the most controversial partnership in Ryder Cup history by pairing Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.

  • by James Corrigan
ABC chairman Justin Milne under pressure to resign over Emma Alberici email revelations
ABC

ABC chairman Justin Milne under pressure to resign over Emma Alberici email revelations

"It’s not something I would have thought appropriate for me to do," former chairman James Spigelman said.

  • by Michael Koziol & Jennifer Duke
Klopp in awe of new Chelsea boss Sarri
EPL

Klopp in awe of new Chelsea boss Sarri

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he cannot see a big difference at the moment between the Reds and Chelsea.

  • by Phil Medlicott
Australian property prices facing 'longest downturn in decades', says UBS
Property prices

Australian property prices facing 'longest downturn in decades', says UBS

UBS says the housing price slump could end up being the longest in several generations.

  • by David Scutt
'We need to change': Pope's pitch to reconnect with Catholics
Pope Francis

'We need to change': Pope's pitch to reconnect with Catholics

Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that priestly sex abuse scandals are outraging the Catholic faithful.

  • by Helena Alves & Kirsten Grieshaber
Melbourne's Dean Kent wants to be a Saint
Draft

Melbourne's Dean Kent wants to be a Saint

Dean Kent has told the Demons he wants to be traded to St Kilda.

  • by Michael Gleeson
Australian shares are set to rise modestly today as oil and metal prices lift.
Markets Live

Markets Live: ASX closes modestly higher

The Australian sharemarket has closed modestly higher on Wednesday as the financials weighed gains made by the energy and material stocks.

  • by William McInnes
Shock and raw in the UN: laughter at Trump, 9-11 staged, Arafat's gun
United Nations

Shock and raw in the UN: laughter at Trump, 9-11 staged, Arafat's gun

It was a jaw-dropping moment in the hallowed hall where war and peace, prosperity and poverty, famine and plenty have been passionately discussed over the years.

New Zealand expecting the unexpected against Argentina
Argentina rugby

New Zealand expecting the unexpected against Argentina

The All Blacks are firm favourites for Saturday's match with Argentina but assistant coach Ian Foster warned his players on Tuesday they must not underestimate the Pumas.

  • by Andrew Downie and Ramiro Scandolo
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'Non-issue': Veteran Demon brushes off retirement talk
Melbourne

'Non-issue': Veteran Demon brushes off retirement talk

Melbourne veteran Jordan Lewis has bristled at questions about his playing future raised after his disastrous display in the Demons' finals flop against West Coast.

  • by Jason Phelan
Beale and Toomua set to be retained as Wallabies playmakers for Springboks Test
Wallabies

Beale and Toomua set to be retained as Wallabies playmakers for Springboks Test

Michael Cheika is set to stick to his guns by retaining Kurtley Beale and Matt Toomua as Australia’s playmakers for the upcoming Test against South Africa.

  • by Tom Decent
Pressure on Springboks to back up All Blacks victory: Hodge
Wallabies

Pressure on Springboks to back up All Blacks victory: Hodge

Wallabies midfielder Reece Hodge says there will be plenty of fan pressure on South Africa to back up their outstanding victory over New Zealand.

  • by Tom Decent
Pogba, Mourinho relationship at new low as United lose to Derby

Pogba, Mourinho relationship at new low as United lose to Derby

Paul Pogba has been told by manager Jose Mourinho that he will never captain Manchester United again, according to reports.

  • by Simon Peach
8@eight: Markets shift focus to Fed; ASX set to inch higher
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8@eight

8@eight: Markets shift focus to Fed; ASX set to inch higher

What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX.

  • by Kyle Rodda
Wallabies need Koroibete to replicate Bloemfontein brilliance
Wallabies

Wallabies need Koroibete to replicate Bloemfontein brilliance

The Wallabies will be hoping winger Marika Koroibete can reproduce some of the magic he showed nearly 12 months ago in Bloemfontein.

  • by Tom Decent
Ali happy to move on from Osama allegation
England

Ali happy to move on from Osama allegation

England all-rounder Moeen Ali insists he's moved on following allegations of a racially-motivated remark made to him by an Australian player.

  • by Ian McCullough
US-China trade tensions spilling over into the military arena
Politics

US-China trade tensions spilling over into the military arena

The relationship appears to be veering wildly off track as an escalating trade war becomes conflated with broader concerns in Washington about China's policies.

  • by Steven Lee Myers
Munster to weigh up future after holiday
Storm

Munster to weigh up future after holiday

Cameron Munster will take an end-of-season holiday with his family before deciding whether to test the open market or stay in Melbourne.

  • by Scott Bailey
Wall Street retreats on back of higher interest rates and oil prices
Wall Street

Wall Street retreats on back of higher interest rates and oil prices

Major US indexes finished mostly lower as rising interest rates hurt stocks that pay big dividends and higher oil prices pushed transportation and shipping companies lower.

  • by Marley Jay
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Mitchell ready to stick boot into Storm
NRL Grand Final

Mitchell ready to stick boot into Storm

After watching his teammates spray all four attempts with the boot last week, Sydney Roosters star Latrell Mitchell knows just how daunting the goalkicking role can be.

  • by Matt Encarnacion
Canberra Now: new portrait gallery director, Yes!Fest comes to Braddon
Same-sex marriage

Canberra Now: new portrait gallery director, Yes!Fest comes to Braddon

All the news in the capital this Wednesday.

  • by Sally Whyte
Folau set to keep winging it for Wallabies
Wallabies

Folau set to keep winging it for Wallabies

Israel Folau appears likely to retain his freedom to roam against South Africa as the Wallabies look for ways to sharpen their misfiring attack.

  • by Murray Wenzel
United Nations: Iran says Trump's administration 'misbehaving'
United Nations

United Nations: Iran says Trump's administration 'misbehaving'

Addressing world leaders at the UN General Assembly, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has accused the Trump administration of violating "state obligations".

  • by Jennifer Peltz & Maria Sanminiatelli
Instagram founders departed after clashes with Zuckerberg, say insiders
Facebook

Instagram founders departed after clashes with Zuckerberg, say insiders

The founders of Instagram are leaving Facebook after growing tensions with chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg over the direction of the photo-sharing app, insiders say.

  • by Sarah Frier