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    Tonnes of buns unwrapped at footy club, sent to feed hot, cross cattle


    Victorian transport company boss enlists local football club to unwrap stale hot cross buns before sending 16 tonnes north to drought-ravaged...

    Victorian transport company boss enlists local football club to unwrap stale hot cross buns before sending 16 tonnes north to drought-ravaged Queensland.

    HT&E boss says business 'unrecognisable' compared to five years ago


    Here, There & Everywhere's Ciaran Davis sees a very different company as he reports a 57 per cent jump in profit for the media...

    Here, There & Everywhere's Ciaran Davis sees a very different company as he reports a 57 per cent jump in profit for the media group.

    Markets Live: ASX recovers as CBA falls but Wesfarmers, CSL rise


    The ASX has recovered from early losses to trade higher as earnings-related gains from Wesfarmers and CSL offset weakness for...

    The ASX has recovered from early losses to trade higher as earnings-related gains from Wesfarmers and CSL offset weakness for CBA.

    Inglis to revisit surgeon before receiving clearance to play


    Greg Inglis was not named to take on Brisbane on Thursday night and most believed the Rabbitohs were taking a cautious approach with their...

    Greg Inglis was not named to take on Brisbane on Thursday night and most believed the Rabbitohs were taking a cautious approach with their captain.

    Can anyone beat Richmond to the premiership?


    The top-of-the-table Tigers are one of the few teams locked into a finals berth, and are undoubtedly premiership favourites. But could any other team beat them to the...

    The top-of-the-table Tigers are one of the few teams locked into a finals berth, and are undoubtedly premiership favourites. But could any other team beat them to the flag?

    How Turkey and Trump shot down the Australian dollar


    The Aussie dollar has slumped heavily in the past week. Blame Turkey, its economy and its stoush with the US...

    The Aussie dollar has slumped heavily in the past week. Blame Turkey, its economy and its stoush with the US President.

    Controversial US doctor headlines Old Parliament House event


    Dr Quentin Van Meter, who heads an organisation labelled a hate speech group in the US, spoke despite community...

    Dr Quentin Van Meter, who heads an organisation labelled a hate speech group in the US, spoke despite community opposition.

    Dangerfield: AFL match length 'a conversation piece that needs to be had'


    Geelong superstar Patrick Dangerfield has thrown his considerable clout behind the AFL shortening the regular season and length of matches to lessen the injury...

    Geelong superstar Patrick Dangerfield has thrown his considerable clout behind the AFL shortening the regular season and length of matches to lessen the injury toll.

    A dance of virtuosic violin and piano


    Ray Chen and Julien Quentin made fine work of fine material in this Musica Viva national...

    Ray Chen and Julien Quentin made fine work of fine material in this Musica Viva national tour.

    'I won't make it easy for them': Bennett takes aim at Broncos board


    Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett concedes the constant drama surrounding his future at the club has taken its toll as they fight to stay in the top...

    Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett concedes the constant drama surrounding his future at the club has taken its toll as they fight to stay in the top eight.

    South China Sea: Duterte warns China to temper its behaviour


    The Philippine president said China's claim to airspace above newly built islands and surrounding waters in the disputed sea "is...

    The Philippine president said China's claim to airspace above newly built islands and surrounding waters in the disputed sea "is wrong".

    Dexus boss warns on' black swan' event derailing rosy office outlook


    Dexus boss Darren Steinberg looks beyond the rosy glow of Sydney’s booming office market to unfolding “black swan” events in...

    Dexus boss Darren Steinberg looks beyond the rosy glow of Sydney’s booming office market to unfolding “black swan” events in Turkey.

    Flashback 1976: The ABC attacked over its political coverage


    In 1976, The Age Poll asked Australians their views on the ABC. Fairfax remembers the overwhelming public support for the ABC with these two articles from...

    In 1976, The Age Poll asked Australians their views on the ABC. Fairfax remembers the overwhelming public support for the ABC with these two articles from 1976.

    Bulldogs hit with $5k fine over trainer's referee spray


    Canterbury have been forced to dig into their coffers again, on top of the $15,000 the club was pinged for their jersey...

    Canterbury have been forced to dig into their coffers again, on top of the $15,000 the club was pinged for their jersey debacle.

    Best of Fairfax cartoons July 17, 2018


    Fairfax Media's talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their very own humorous version of the news of the...

    Fairfax Media's talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their very own humorous version of the news of the day.

    Saints decades from flag and club leaders 'quite pedestrian': Thomas


    Former St Kilda coach and football boss Grant Thomas has slammed the AFL club, saying they are decades from adding to their lone...

    Former St Kilda coach and football boss Grant Thomas has slammed the AFL club, saying they are decades from adding to their lone premiership.

    Just another dystopian teen film hoping to be a franchise


    The Darkest Minds feels too derivative of recent successes in the genre, like The Hunger Games and even Harry...

    The Darkest Minds feels too derivative of recent successes in the genre, like The Hunger Games and even Harry Potter.

    Father of family murdered in Margaret River tragedy calls for reform


    Aaron Cockman says he hasn't been able to look at photos of his ex-wife and children since they died at the hands of his former...

    Aaron Cockman says he hasn't been able to look at photos of his ex-wife and children since they died at the hands of his former father-in-law.

    Canberra Times sport podcast: Where do Raiders fit in NRL coach drama?


    It seems not even finals spots guarantee coaching safety in the NRL. But as the top-eight clubs fall apart, where do the Raiders and Ricky Stuart...

    It seems not even finals spots guarantee coaching safety in the NRL. But as the top-eight clubs fall apart, where do the Raiders and Ricky Stuart sit?

    'They hid it all': Catholic Church hid abuse of 1000 children: report


    Bishops and other leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covered up child sexual abuse by more than 300 priests over a period of 70...

    Bishops and other leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covered up child sexual abuse by more than 300 priests over a period of 70 years.

    Soaring prices are driving a black market in avocados in kiwi land


    The popular breakfast of avocado on toast is under threat in New Zealand, with two years of low harvests inspiring a rash of thefts from...

    The popular breakfast of avocado on toast is under threat in New Zealand, with two years of low harvests inspiring a rash of thefts from orchards.

    More dead clients were charged money for financial advice by CBA


    CBA has detected more instances where it charged dead clients fees for financial advice, a practice first revealed earlier this...

    CBA has detected more instances where it charged dead clients fees for financial advice, a practice first revealed earlier this year.

    Sydney, stop whingeing - our city's not that bad


    Our property prices make extortionists feel embarrassed and our nightlife’s still less lively than the Tasmanian tiger. But a new global report card just reminded us how good we’ve got...

    Our property prices make extortionists feel embarrassed and our nightlife’s still less lively than the Tasmanian tiger. But a new global report card just reminded us how good we’ve got it.

    IAG smashed as potential royal commission grilling looms


    Investors reacted sourly to the the insurance giant outlook as it revealed it is gearing up for the next round of...

    Investors reacted sourly to the the insurance giant outlook as it revealed it is gearing up for the next round of hearings.

    Excavator falls on man at Gold Coast work site


    The worker was rushed to hospital with "significant" chest injuries after the incident at...

    The worker was rushed to hospital with "significant" chest injuries after the incident at Helensvale.

    VCAT backs lawyer who spied errors on outsourced resume for ASIO job


    A lawyer who paid an online resume company $600 to write her a job application for Australia's spy agency has successfully sued the...

    A lawyer who paid an online resume company $600 to write her a job application for Australia's spy agency has successfully sued the business.

    Coles' sales bounce back but earnings under pressure ahead of spin-off


    Coles has posted its best sales results in almost two years but warns that staff costs could put further pressure on its profits as it becomes a standalone...

    Coles has posted its best sales results in almost two years but warns that staff costs could put further pressure on its profits as it becomes a standalone company.

    Turnbull and Shorten must unite - and silence Abbott


    Ignore all he says and does. Tony Abbott is just for Abbott, hoping to return to the leadership by destroying the PM. And Turnbull should call him out on it - for the sake of the...

    Ignore all he says and does. Tony Abbott is just for Abbott, hoping to return to the leadership by destroying the PM. And Turnbull should call him out on it - for the sake of the nation.

    'The eyes say it all': Archibald Prize People's Choice winner announced


    The winning self-portrait was selected by popular vote from among 57 Archibald Prize finalists, of which more than half were portraits or self-portraits of...

    The winning self-portrait was selected by popular vote from among 57 Archibald Prize finalists, of which more than half were portraits or self-portraits of artists.

    Research tax refund cap could halt WA's Lithium Valley in its tracks


    The head of Perth-based Lithium Australia has warned a cap on R&D tax incentives could "destroy" WA's attempt at building a world-leading...

    The head of Perth-based Lithium Australia has warned a cap on R&D tax incentives could "destroy" WA's attempt at building a world-leading industry.

    'Remarkable transformation': Fairfax CEO confident in merged future


    Greg Hywood said the publisher has taken "the big decisions" amid the onslaught of online competition, positioning itself for the $4.2 billion merger with...

    Greg Hywood said the publisher has taken "the big decisions" amid the onslaught of online competition, positioning itself for the $4.2 billion merger with Nine.