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100 years on: First wireless message sent by PM Billy Hughes

100 years on: First wireless message sent by PM Billy Hughes

This article was first published in The Sydney Morning Herald on September 23, 1918.

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Allianz Stadium: Echoes of the Opera House

Allianz Stadium: Echoes of the Opera House

30 years ago the architect Philip Cox responded to critics of his "magnificent but much maligned" Sydney Football Stadium.

  • by David Rowlands
35 years on: Australia II's crew of winning larrikins

35 years on: Australia II's crew of winning larrikins

In 1983, Australia II won the America's Cup. In this article from the archives we remember the dedication and humour of the crew that helped Australia II win the cup.

  • by Bruce Stannard
Flashback 1988: Melbourne and West Coast clash in finals nail-biter
West Coast Eagles

Flashback 1988: Melbourne and West Coast clash in finals nail-biter

In just their second year in the VFL the Eagles made the finals, playing off against the Demons in an elimination final. The Demons won, barely, in a thriller.

  • by Steve Waldon
Flashback 1980: Richmond stun Collingwood with record Grand Final win
Richmond

Flashback 1980: Richmond stun Collingwood with record Grand Final win

The 1980 Grand Final was the last time Richmond and Collingwood met in a final. The Tigers crushed the Magpies 159-78, a record at the time, to win the premiership.

  • by Ron Carter
35 years on: The 1983 America's Cup race turns ugly

35 years on: The 1983 America's Cup race turns ugly

In 1983 Australia II won the America's Cup, ending 132 years of American dominance. Fearful of losing the cup, the US team tried every tactic to disrupt the Australians.

  • by Bruce Stannard
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Match report of the brutal St George, Souths finals game in 1984
Match report

Match report of the brutal St George, Souths finals game in 1984

Flashback to the brutal 1984 finals match with a brawl that was to change attitudes to violence in rugby league.

  • by Alan Clarkson
Flashback 1947: Canterbury fined for drunken players
Bulldogs

Flashback 1947: Canterbury fined for drunken players

The club was fined and players suspended following an end-of-season thrashing in which players took to the field intoxicated.

20 years on: Tech giant Google launches
Google

20 years on: Tech giant Google launches

In 1998 the planet's go-to search engine was launched. We look back at the rapid rise of Google with this 2011 Good Weekend article from the archives.

  • by Tony Wright
Looking for Gordon Chater

Looking for Gordon Chater

In 1986, reclusive writer Peter Corris abandoned Cliff Hardy one morning to research a new character: Gordon Chater, whodunnit actor.

  • by Peter Corris
Flashback 1987: Artists and friends discuss Mirka Mora
Mirka Mora

Flashback 1987: Artists and friends discuss Mirka Mora

Mirka Mora, one of Melbourne's most celebrated artists, died on Monday aged 90. We remember Mora with this 1987 article from the archives.

  • by Jenny Brown