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A clip from Kath & Kim has been doing the rounds: Kath, rigged up for the footy in her Richmond Tigers gear, is preaching tolerance and communication as the secret to a relationship, but when Kel emerges in Sydney Swans colours, Kath turns nasty. 'Get out!' she growls. 'Get out of my house!'
Tony Abbott's headbutting didn't do anything to addle his political brain. He turned the incident nicely to his argue his case. Neither should the rest of us allow it to befuddle our brains.
Guidance backed by coercion isn't mere guidance.
Bali's Mount Agung volcano could erupt at any time for the first time in 54 years, with the warning level upgraded to the highest possible level as of 8.30pm local time on Friday night.
An 18-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and possessing explosives over the Parsons Green Tube terrorist attack in London.
The extraordinary thicket of relationships behind the Richmond-Greater Western Sydney preliminary final start, for the purpose of this exercise, with Neil Balme, whose football results at Geelong might well have borne fruition at Collingwood had that club not replaced him with Graeme Allan at the end of last season.
There has been no one team to beat this season, but there is now. This was one of those Adelaide nights, like Boogie Nights, but G-rated. And the Crows are in the grand final.
Melbourne's class of 2017 is a step away from being confirmed as one of the game's greatest teams after reaching a second consecutive grand final.
London's transport regulator on Friday stripped Uber of its licence to operate from the end of the month, affecting over 40,000 drivers in a huge blow to the taxi app.
The Storm have earned a place in the NRL grand final with a win over Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park.
Adelaide livewire Charlie Cameron kicked five goals in a 61-point belting of Geelong in Friday night’s AFL preliminary final at the Adelaide Oval.
The window of opportunity against Melbourne doesn't present itself very often. When it does, it's only open for a limited period.
Brisbane's Lord Mayor says his idea of businesses working out of the CBD is "left-field" but something the city really needs to think about.
It won't be a very Merry Christmas for father of four Shaun Toby, or thousands of other injured workers who will lose their workers compensation.
The left-wing social campaign group GetUp! is planning a ten-fold increase in its campaign power and reach to target prominent Coalition conservatives.
Luke Keary is sick of talking about the night he took on Russell Crowe. His Roosters teammates, bless them, won't let him forget it.
The foaming response from Abbott haters to the claim that the former prime minister was physically assaulted by a self-identifying "yes" voter in Hobart, is instructive.
Barnaby Joyce's political nemesis, ex-MP Tony Windsor, has hired the former government lawyer who spectacularly fell out with Attorney-General George Brandis to fight the deputy Prime Minister in the High Court.
Sydney's most exclusive harbourside mansions including in Malcolm Turnbull's Point Piper suburb have had their rents for jetties and boat houses slashed by up to $15,000 a year, while the government collects more rent from south-western suburbs such as Peakhurst, internal government documents show.
Wests Group chief executive Phil Gardner will juggle two of the biggest jobs in Newcastle after stepping in to replace Matt Gidley as CEO of the Knights.
Secret agent Walter Dicketts was the real deal: a teenage shell-shocked survivor of the First World War trenches, a womanising, cheating charmer who travelled the world as a confidence trickster, bouncing cheques and breaking hearts.
Minor Premiers Melbourne host the Broncos with the winning heading to the big game next Sunday.
Overlooking the Brindabellas, tucked away in Kambah, a new early learning centre has opened.
Ten Canberra community groups have joined to lobby for better care for young children.
Angela Merkel looks set to cruise to victory in this weekend's German election. But what really matters now is which party ends up in third place.
Those Rohingyas who have turned to militancy counted on a harsh crackdown from the Myanmar government, says one analyst, and the global anger that would result.
A terrorist plot will be uncovered tomorrow morning. Two young Muslim men - one in Sydney and one in Melbourne - will be charged. Then their paths will diverge.
Fairfax is set to give birth to a digital property group, Domain, weighing in with net equity of $1.7 billion and an enterprise value of $1.85 billion.
The Agriculture Department official used his government connections to drum up business on the side.
A day after Commonwealth Bank announced the sale of its life insurance arm and flagged the potential spinoff its global asset management business, speculation is rife that it will put up the flag on its financial planning businesses Count Financial and Financial Wisdom.
Unbeaten champion Black Caviar had her fourth foal in the Hunter Valley on Friday and the More Than Ready filly is doing well.
The Adelaide Crows coach has been nominated for the AFL's football woman of the year award.
The promise of a free lunch can be mightily alluring.
Pay rises for the ACT government's top senior executives have not been keeping pace with lower-level staff.
There'll be 95,000 booing GWS but Phil Davis says the good thing is they only have to beat 22.
A year ago, Shaun Fensom couldn't get a run for the Canberra Raiders in their NRL preliminary final.
Canberra product Mac Wright will use the short format to launch his first class ambitions.
Vikings hooker Folau Faingaa will face Henry Clunies-Ross after crashing at his parent's place for the past month.
The Gungahlin Bulls under-17s girls aim to end break a three year grand final loosing streak.
"TOUGH TIMES DON'T LAST TOUGH PEOPLE DO" is the inscription on the first page.
Martin Dent leaves his Olympian marathon running days behind him and takes up orienteering.
The Canberra guard was so sure she wasn't on the Opals' radar she almost deleted a 'dare to dream' email.
The 22-year-old has set his sights on becoming just the second Australia run 100 metres in less than 10 seconds.
Junior swimmers from across to country will compete in Swimming's state of Origin this weekend.
But the Australian women are determined to use it as motivation to win the world crown.
ACT's rising tennis star Annerly Poulos is back to defend her title at the Canberra Junior International this week.
The Hill brothers are set to tackle Mount Majura - not for old times' sake, but for glory.
Four-times major winner Rory McIlroy believes the PGA Tour will eventually merge with the European Tour as it is "counter-productive" for them to compete against each other.
Canberra training legend Barbara Joseph knows exactly what protege Nick Olive will go through.
The walk provides a rare opportunity for Canberrans to traverse the entire 306 kilometre border.
Coach Eddie Jones has omitted four players who toured with the British and Irish Lions from his England training squad ahead of November's autumn internationals, the Rugby Football Union said on Friday.
Police seeking public assistance to locate a one-year-old boy removed from the Gold Coast University Hospital on Thursday.
The government is still waiting on a Commonwealth audit of its buildings in Canberra.
It is the latest twist in the doctor's long-running legal battle with health authorities.
Tick Tox, a product that freezes ticks and instantly kills them, is a safe way to removal ticks.
The widening gap between annual pay rises for the territory's public servants and their senior executive bosses is a concern.
Forecasters are expecting the number of Australian tourists visiting London to increase by 39 per cent by 2025 with initial data suggesting the recent spate of terror attacks will not have any lasting effect in deterring visitors to the city.
The soaring price of electricity is testament to the disastrous failure of a major item on the 1990s agenda of micro-economic reform, establishing a national electricity market.
Kyle Sandilands told the world he had "no friends left" following the extraordinary raids last month that ensnared his good mates, the Ibrahims, along with former real estate high-flyer Ryan Watsford.
Families and communities across the country are reeling after a horror flu season.
If a boxer had been knocked cold like Corey Oates was, what chance he would be allowed in the ring just a week later?
The price for Australia's largest export is falling as the full extent of Chinese demand takes its toll on traders.
The Queensland One Nation senator faces a nervous wait ahead of a scheduled appearance in front of the full bench of the High Court next month.
Can Patrick Dangerfield and Joel Selwood will their Cats to a Grand Final over the red hot Crows? Tune into the live coverage of the first preliminary final of 2017 from the Adelaide Oval.
London Fashion Week is always guaranteed to showcase the quirky side of hair and makeup trends.
A veteran sports consultant who twice warned the Australian Rugby Union under no circumstances should it agree to an expanded 18-team Super Rugby competition says the governing body only has itself to blame for "signing their death knell" despite talking up next year's new structure.
Washington's budget gridlock could affect Australia if the United States' military leadership starts to "atrophy", a new thinktank report has warned.
An inquest into the death of helicopter pilot David Wood has seen photographs of the crevasse where he became wedged.
A week in photos from award winning Sydney Morning Herald photographers.
Police charge fourth youth with murdering smartly dressed man in what they allege was carjacking gone wrong.
"I headbutted him quite piss-poorly because I was quite pissed," said the man who assaulted Tony Abbott.
In her final days, Dawn Weston kept rubbing her left leg and crying.
The best piece of travel advice I ever received was from a law partner I worked for when I was 18. While saving money for a year's backpacking in Europe, I catalogued her firm's art collection and worked as a paralegal, then at night I waited tables and sold flowers. When I finally left the country, jittery with excitement, she wrote two words on a card: "Look up".
Everywhere, the neo-liberal agenda is wrecking our treasured city.
Every driver knows the feeling. Stuck in a traffic jam with no sign of movement: it is hard to stay patient. Tempers flare easily.
There is no closing date on the Australian Marriage Law Survey in either the letter or the survey paper. Is this intentional?
"Subtle" wasn't on the brief for jeweller Nic Cerrone who spent more than 920-hours hand placing more than 8000 jewels onto the 14-kilogram trophy for The Everest horse race.
Saturday is going to be hot, Sunday will be hotter and Monday is going to be hotter still.
Shocking footage of a car narrowly avoiding a head on collision with two oncoming vehicles south of Perth has been released ahead of the WA long weekend.
For 38 years, the man everyone at Punt Road calls "Drac" has seen it all as the club's bootstudder.
A small, relatively unknown winery has taken out the top prize at the 2017 Canberra and Region Wine Show.
The news of the day as interpreted in the work of our award-winning cartoonists.
The one-time hub of commerce in Los Angeles is about to enter a new era.
Of Callan Ward's preliminary final defeats, last year's was the one that hit hardest.
ACT government announces pill testing trial.
The national RSL has launched an investigation after discovering former president Ken Doolan was given a car worth nearly $40,000 paid for by the veterans' charity.
A man who allegedly raped two women he met through an online fetish website will temporarily be allowed to access the website again, under the supervision of his lawyer.
Engineers Australia has set a target to encourage more women into the male-dominated profession.
The Australian dollar recorded its biggest fall for a single session in four months, with analysts suggesting it could fall lower still.
One "pissed off" intended recipient of the dumped mail said he'd enrolled especially to vote 'yes'.
Inaugural Dally M female player of the year winner Jenni-Sue Hoepper makes her long-awaited Jillaroos return on Saturday.
The Bureau of Meteorology said people should still expect thunderstorm activity in south-east Queensland.