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AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL IS BOOMING IN SYDNEY. IS IT HAPPENING AT RUGBY'S EXPENSE?

The Swans and Giants academies are pumping out locally-bred AFL stars. They're also helping to foster a living, breathing footy culture...

‘IT MAKES ME WHO I AM': GIRLS RELIEVED TO BE BACK ON THE FOOTY FIELD

As their heroes take centre stage for the AFLW grand final on Saturday, the future of the game is being played on local ovals.

 
 
 

TOO-GREAT EXPECTATIONS: MORRISON'S MASTERSTROKE OF POLITICAL MISMANAGEMENT

Just a few months ago the Prime Minister looked politically impregnable with the success of the pandemic response. Now, having set...

THE NEXT CHAPTER OF CARLA ZAMPATTI'S FASHION EMPIRE

Carla Zampatti's inspiring business success has been one of many chapters in her extraordinary life story that has captivated Australia.

 
 
 

I EXCITEDLY UNDERWENT A DNA TEST, AND IT PLUNGED MY WORLD INTO CHAOS

The 43-year-old healthcare worker thought it would be interesting to explore her genetic heritage, but through the results she made...

CHILDCARE OVERHAUL AND PARENTAL LEAVE TOP THE WISH LIST FOR LEADING FEMALE ECONOMISTS

Five female economists outline what they want to see in the upcoming federal budget to ensure women's economic security.

 
 
 

LEARNING TO SAY NO IS HARD. BUT SWAPPING ‘I DON'T' FOR ‘I CAN'T' HELPS

Since the start of 2021, I have been trying to prioritise my time more effectively. Having surveyed people who seem to do this better...

IN DON HARWIN'S SYDNEY, WHAT SHOULD BE A PROJECT OF SACRED TRUST IS A PROBLEM TO BE FIXED

The minister's heritage review discussion paper is vacuous but not harmless.

 
 
 

‘DISCRIMINATORY AND UNETHICAL': PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICE CRITICISED OVER FAILURE TO VERIFY EUTHANASIA DEATHS

It has been almost two years since landmark assisted dying laws were introduced in Victoria, but some palliative care organisations...

CALL TO FAST-TRACK RETURN OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AS STATE'S BUILDING INDUSTRY TAKES $370M HIT

Building industry leaders say knock-on effects from locking out foreign students because of the coronavirus pandemic is keeping 13,000...

 
 
 

NSW READIES VACCINE PLAN B AMID ASTRAZENECA UNCERTAINTY

The NSW government is preparing for a potential major overhaul of its coronavirus vaccination program, including the possible distribution...

INTERESTED IN CASHING IN ON THE BITCOIN BOOM? BEWARE: SO ARE SCAMMERS

As Bitcoin reached an all-time high this week and cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase listed on the Nasdaq, losses to cryptocurrency scams...

 
 
 

WHY AFGHAN-AUSTRALIANS FEAR TROOP WITHDRAWALS AND FEEL THE WEST IS RENEGING ON ITS PROMISE

Despite advances in Afghanistan, its democratic institutions are weak and the Taliban is, once again, at the door. US and Australian...

‘HIPPYLAND ON A COMMERCIAL SCALE': BYRON BATTLE OVER SUBURB-SIZED COMMUNE

The former director of a commune in the Byron hinterland that collapsed with investors claiming $2.5 million is pushing for an alternative...

 
 
 

CHINESE OWNERS OF SCANDAL-RIDDEN DAIRY SCRAMBLE TO SELL THE FARM

The scandal-ridden Chinese-owned Van Dairy Group was in turmoil on Friday as fresh investigations were launched amid secret plans to...

EUROPEAN-STYLE CARBON TAXES DESTINED TO SPREAD, SAYS FORMER TRADE CHIEF

The former World Trade Organisation chief Pascal Lamy believes that the proposed EU carbon border tarrif is not only fair and reasonable,...

 
 
 

BAN ON POPULAR BENCHTOPS BEING CONSIDERED AS WAVE OF DEADLY ILLNESS SPARKS ALARM

Artificial stone benchtops are the height of fashion for home renovators but could be outlawed to curb surging silicosis cases.

RUSSIA, RETALIATING AGAINST WASHINGTON, ASKS 10 US DIPLOMATS TO LEAVE

“Now is the time for the United States to demonstrate good sense and to turn its back on a confrontational course,” the Russian foreign...

 
 
 

POLICE IDENTIFY GUNMAN IN US FEDEX MASS SHOOTING AS MALE IN HIS 20S

Police are scouring a Fedex facility in Indianapolis and interviewing scores of witnesses in search of a motive for the latest mass...

HELEN MCCRORY, STAR OF PEAKY BLINDERS AND HARRY POTTER, DIES AGED 52

“She died as she lived. Fearlessly. God we loved her and know how lucky we are to have had her in our lives,” her husband, Homeland...

 
 
 



New Cookbook Lets Pet Owners Coordinate Meals With Their Cats

New Cookbook Lets Pet Owners Coordinate Meals With Their Cats

You can now pair your dinner with your cat's thanks to this new Fancy Feast cookbook If you're constantly looking for ways to pair your dinner with your feline so you can... Read more ...

Medical student, 21, died a day after getting J&J vaccine

Medical student, 21, died a day after getting J&J vaccine

John Foley, 21, a student at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio received the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Saturday and was discovered by his roommates on Sunday. Read more ...

Q&A: Diagnosing new HCV infections more challenging during COVID-19 pandemic

Q&A: Diagnosing new HCV infections more challenging during COVID-19 pandemic

It has been well over year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and all aspects of health care have been impacted in various ways. WHO's goal to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030... Read more ...

FDA approves Opdivo for initial treatment of advanced gastrointestinal cancers

FDA approves Opdivo for initial treatment of advanced gastrointestinal cancers

The FDA approved nivolumab as part of combination therapy for certain patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. The approval applies to use of the agent with certain types... Read more ...

4 Rules Parents Should Follow To Minimize Public Park Drama

4 Rules Parents Should Follow To Minimize Public Park Drama

If you have ever taken a kid to the playground, you know playground politics is a thing. And I am not talking about the kids; I am talking about the parents. Because a trip to... Read more ...

Spike proteins in Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 vaccines linked to deadly blood...

Spike proteins in Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 vaccines linked to deadly blood clots, brain inflammation and heart attacks

The media is giving considerable airtime to the deadly blood clot issue with Wuhan coronavirus injections from AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson , both of which are... Read more ...

Walk For Weight Loss With This 4-Week Video Workout Plan - Just Press Play...

Walk For Weight Loss With This 4-Week Video Workout Plan - Just Press Play and Follow Along!

If you're looking to lose weight, combining cardio with strength training is effective and recommended by trainers. And walking is one of the best forms of cardio you can do... Read more ...

Sufficient Drug Stocks and Beds Available to Treat COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu

Sufficient Drug Stocks and Beds Available to Treat COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J. Radhakrishnan said drugs to treat COVID-19 and other diseases were available in large quantities and 'people need not worry about that'. Read more ...

Pregnant women to be offered coronavirus vaccine

Pregnant women to be offered coronavirus vaccine

Up until now, the vaccine has only been offered to pregnant women when their risk of exposure to the virus was high Read more ...

Best MP3 Players For Kids (That May Just Keep Them Quiet For A Few Minutes)

Best MP3 Players For Kids (That May Just Keep Them Quiet For A Few Minutes)

Kids' MP3 music players are perfect for young music lovers who are always groovin' to a beat. Love it or hate it, digital devices are a part of your kids' lives - they're using... Read more ...