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    'Who is he watching?': Kyrgios in dig at Hewitt on social media


    Nick Kyrgios had a shot at Lleyton Hewitt, pointing out him watching Alex de Minaur play his match while John Millman and Matt Ebden played on other...

    Nick Kyrgios had a shot at Lleyton Hewitt, pointing out him watching Alex de Minaur play his match while John Millman and Matt Ebden played on other courts.

    Brooke Boney on being commercial breakfast TV's first Indigenous star


    "My grandparents weren’t even allowed to vote," says the Triple J newsreader turned Today entertainment reporter. "A couple of generations later, here I...

    "My grandparents weren’t even allowed to vote," says the Triple J newsreader turned Today entertainment reporter. "A couple of generations later, here I am.”

    Best of cartoons January 17, 2019


    Our talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their humorous version of the news of the...

    Our talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their humorous version of the news of the day.

    Today's cartoons: The illustrated news


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

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

    What's on TV: Sunday, January 27


    By this stage the Australian Open will have had meltdowns, including a few not by Nick...

    By this stage the Australian Open will have had meltdowns, including a few not by Nick Kyrgios.

    'It feels rebellious':The DJ duo making Sydney dance again this summer


    "Everywhere's a dance floor" to the Dollar Bin Darlings, who are invigorating the Sydney Festival garden with a line-up of disco classics every...

    "Everywhere's a dance floor" to the Dollar Bin Darlings, who are invigorating the Sydney Festival garden with a line-up of disco classics every weekend.

    Super shortlist proposal has 'logic': Bernie Fraser


    Former RBA governor Bernie Fraser says there is "logic" to a proposal for an official shortlist of top super funds, but it should include more than 10...

    Former RBA governor Bernie Fraser says there is "logic" to a proposal for an official shortlist of top super funds, but it should include more than 10 funds.

    Officeworks goes back to school, and the drawing board, with new boss


    Officeworks will undergo a strategic rethink under its new general manager, who wants to snare a bigger share of customers' spending by expanding its traditional product...

    Officeworks will undergo a strategic rethink under its new general manager, who wants to snare a bigger share of customers' spending by expanding its traditional product range.

    Target and superquiz, Thursday, January 17


    Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and...

    Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.

    ICAC finds IT contractor schemed $500,000 from NSW government


    An IT project manager paid more than $100,000 for five months work at the NSW Department of Finance allegedly "hijacked" a friend's...

    An IT project manager paid more than $100,000 for five months work at the NSW Department of Finance allegedly "hijacked" a friend's company.

    'Farcical': Sydney residents' claims over WestConnex cracking denied


    Residents in a street in North Strathfield say construction vibrations from work on the M4 East tunnel section caused their walls to crack and...

    Residents in a street in North Strathfield say construction vibrations from work on the M4 East tunnel section caused their walls to crack and crumble.

    Australian Museum freezes capital spending


    The Australian Museum is preparing to raise $7 million to partly fund...

    The Australian Museum is preparing to raise $7 million to partly fund renovations.

    I Am Spock: film legend's grandson takes on iconic TV role


    Actor Ethan Peck, the 32-year-old grandson of screen legend Gregory Peck, sharpens his ears ahead of his debut in Star Trek:...

    Actor Ethan Peck, the 32-year-old grandson of screen legend Gregory Peck, sharpens his ears ahead of his debut in Star Trek: Discovery.

    Rail maintenance jobs under threat from regional train fleet project


    Leaked documents reveal the state's transport agency has identified 'industrial relations' as a key issue in a project to replace NSW's regional train...

    Leaked documents reveal the state's transport agency has identified 'industrial relations' as a key issue in a project to replace NSW's regional train fleet.

    Footballers, phones and Facebook: a dangerous combination


    The sex tape scandal that has rocked rugby league this summer offers a striking example of how information spreads uncontrollably in the age of...

    The sex tape scandal that has rocked rugby league this summer offers a striking example of how information spreads uncontrollably in the age of Facebook 

    Hollo would use office space for community groups


    The Greens candidate for Canberra said he would use an electorate office for a meeting space for community...

    The Greens candidate for Canberra said he would use an electorate office for a meeting space for community groups.

    Home Affairs legal spending reaches $2.76m in Fair Work dispute


    The two-year conflict at the industrial umpire brought on hefty legal costs for the federal government and the main public sector...

    The two-year conflict at the industrial umpire brought on hefty legal costs for the federal government and the main public sector union.

    Cotton farmers did not kill the fish - it's time to hear the facts


    Too many politicians and commentators have leapt to blame one industry for the massive fish kill. Facts matter, writes the CEO of Cotton...

    Too many politicians and commentators have leapt to blame one industry for the massive fish kill. Facts matter, writes the CEO of Cotton Australia.

    Canberra light rail workers on shift in near-40 degree heat


    Construction workers building Canberra's light rail network have been forced to work in near-40 degree heat this...

    Construction workers building Canberra's light rail network have been forced to work in near-40 degree heat this week.

    Gillette’s not 'the best a man can get'


    The razor maker has jumped on the #metoo bandwagon as a cynical marketing ploy, and it follows its long history of...

    The razor maker has jumped on the #metoo bandwagon as a cynical marketing ploy, and it follows its long history of sexism.

    Teaching: How to attract bright and inspiring teachers


    Readers discuss whether aspiring teachers should be tested for literacy and numeracy, and how we can attract more young people to the...

    Readers discuss whether aspiring teachers should be tested for literacy and numeracy, and how we can attract more young people to the profession.

    Your Daily Horoscope for Thursday, December 17


    Free daily horoscope for each star sign from renowned Astrologer Kelli Fox. Forecasts for the week ahead in life, love and...

    Free daily horoscope for each star sign from renowned Astrologer Kelli Fox. Forecasts for the week ahead in life, love and career.

    Recycling dumped in landfill after plant's temporary shutdown


    The Hume recycling centre is expected to be up and running again soon - but only after tonnes of recyclables were dumped in...

    The Hume recycling centre is expected to be up and running again soon - but only after tonnes of recyclables were dumped in landfill.

    78 fewer road fatalities as road toll improves, finds BITRE figures


    The national road toll dropped to 1146 in 2018,  its lowest level since August 2014, reversing increases in deaths in 2015 and 2016 that prompted a national...

    The national road toll dropped to 1146 in 2018,  its lowest level since August 2014, reversing increases in deaths in 2015 and 2016 that prompted a national inquiry.

    Each year, the Australian Open reveals a struggle for women in sport


    Tennis is one of the few sports which is likely to be perceived as a sport for any gender, but the women are still not treated the same as the...

    Tennis is one of the few sports which is likely to be perceived as a sport for any gender, but the women are still not treated the same as the men.

    Let's end the unlucky $3 trillion super lottery


    Our super nest eggs amount to $110,000 for every living Australian. That's the good news. Bad news...

    Our super nest eggs amount to $110,000 for every living Australian. That's the good news. Bad news follows.

    NDIS has created distress in ACT's mental health sector: study


    An ANU study has found there has been significant uncertainty within ACT's mental health sector since the rollout of the...

    An ANU study has found there has been significant uncertainty within ACT's mental health sector since the rollout of the NDIS.

    'Beauty' supplements: Drinking to better skin or a waste of money?


    Anecdotally, people swear by them, but is there any basis for the growing trend of collagen drinks and probiotic 'beauty'...

    Anecdotally, people swear by them, but is there any basis for the growing trend of collagen drinks and probiotic 'beauty' supplements?

    Mental health royal commission overwhelmed by response


    Victorians have flooded a major inquiry into the state's mental health system with submissions about the crisis in services for people suffering mental illness, including those at risk of...

    Victorians have flooded a major inquiry into the state's mental health system with submissions about the crisis in services for people suffering mental illness, including those at risk of suicide.

    CBD Melbourne: Taking the family name in vain?


    Eyebrows raised by the rebranding of establishment stockbroking firm Baillieu Holst as Baillieu considering no member of the family has worked there for 20...

    Eyebrows raised by the rebranding of establishment stockbroking firm Baillieu Holst as Baillieu considering no member of the family has worked there for 20 years.

    Former Liberal minister blasts Morrison government over Pacific debt


    Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells says it is “disingenuous” for Australia to announce a loans program for island nations while complaining of Chinese “debt-trap...

    Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells says it is “disingenuous” for Australia to announce a loans program for island nations while complaining of Chinese “debt-trap diplomacy”.

    Shorten threatens super funds will be given 'marching orders'


    Labor leader Bill Shorten's pledge to give underperforming funds their "marching orders" threatens to strip some of the Australia's most powerful union leaders of hundreds of thousands of dollars in bonus...

    Labor leader Bill Shorten's pledge to give underperforming funds their "marching orders" threatens to strip some of the Australia's most powerful union leaders of hundreds of thousands of dollars in bonus pay-packets.

    Mariners out of the doldrums with first win in 327 days


    Central Coast hero Matt Simon fittingly ended the club's 327-day winless drought with a last-minute goal in 2-1 victory over Melbourne City at Gosford on Wednesday...

    Central Coast hero Matt Simon fittingly ended the club's 327-day winless drought with a last-minute goal in 2-1 victory over Melbourne City at Gosford on Wednesday night.