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Brayshaw resigns from AFL post to pursue medicinal cannabis venture

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Outgoing AFL Coaches' Association CEO Mark Brayshaw has given three months notice in a shock move that will cause the organisation to redefine its role in the football landscape.

Class action against state-owned power companies alleges price gouging

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

A class action is being launched against Queensland's two state-owned power companies for alleged price gouging practices on behalf of 47,000 households and businesses.

Donald Trump pardons former adviser Steve Bannon: reports

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The US President is expected to issue more than 100 pardons and commutations on his last full day in office.

Inquest to hear man stabbed himself before he was Tasered twice

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

A police officer pulled the knife from the man's chest and handcuffed him before paramedics arrived.

Biden can make a big difference simply by not being Trump

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The new US President's first job is to return to a normal style of government.

Jazz writer caught the light of music and oceans in words

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

John Clare wrote extensively on jazz for the Herald.

Australia left with burning questions after series loss

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

As the dust settles on a series loss to India at home, the Australian men's team faces plenty of questions. From captaincy to the bowling ranks and more, we take a look at them.

Married couple Matt and Brett join new season of Travel Guides

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The pair booked a holiday they saw on Travel Guides – then had to cancel after getting a job on the show.

A sober and weird look at the madness of love

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Everyone in the film is in dire need of love, and it makes them do crazy things.

This documentary series is the most fun you can have on Netflix right now

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

A collaboration between filmmaker Martin Scorsese and acclaimed author and speaker Fran Lebowitz makes for illuminating and amusing viewing.

Banking drama Industry focuses on the little fish, not the 1 per cent

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

There's no heavy-handed moralising in this HBO drama about young graduates competing for a job at prestigious investment firm.

Music doco Australian Made is a welcome way of remembering rock greats

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

INXS, Jimmy Barnes, The Divinyls, The Models, and more, played a day-long concert tour in early 1987; they were at their peaks in Richard Lowenstein's film.

Up to 20 witnesses to be heard in Walker case as hearing date set

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Manly's former NSW and Australia utility has previously pleaded not guilty to two counts of common assault after he was arrested on November 1.

Harry and Meghan's social media exit exposes an extraordinary privilege

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

It is an impossible luxury for working activists to up and leave the mess of social media, no matter the mudslinging and muck, because we need constant contact with communities and audiences.

Stan Sport settles on price, set to make Shute Shield a priority

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The price point for the sport's new home has been decided with the new Super Rugby season now less than a month away.

'Seal them in turn on gas': Three militia members charged with plotting Capitol attack

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Thomas Caldwell, Donovan Crowl and Jessica Watkins were the first of more than 125 people arrested in connection with the assault to be charged with conspiracy.

No freight? No worries: Northam artist bikes, trains works to Sculpture by the Sea

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Sculptures by the Sea is on for another year after a funding windfall means it can showcase everyone from a big international headliner to one energetic local.

'Chilling': Thai woman sentenced to 43 years in jail for insulting monarchy

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Human rights organisations have decried Thailand's first lese majeste jailing in years as an assault on freedom of expression.

Unmasked: McKenzie's shopping trip to remember with new partner

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Nationals senator Bridget McKenzie sent the Twittersphere into overdrive on Tuesday after she was photographed in a regional Victorian hardware store alongside an unidentified male.

Tennis Australia says it will pay for Australian Open hotel quarantine

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Tennis Australia has conceded Craig Tiley spoke in error when he said the Victorian government would be subsidising hotel quarantine for Australian Open participants.

Woods has fifth back surgery, will miss Torrey Pines and Riviera

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Tiger Woods has suffered a setback with his back, disclosing Tuesday that he recently had a fifth surgery that will keep him from starting the year until after the west coast swing on the PGA Tour.

Stars align for BHP to scrap its UK dual listing

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

One of the last barriers to the mining giant dumping its UK dual listing has just been removed.

West Australian barley could be bound for bottles of Corona

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The 35,000-tonne shipment of malting barley to the world's fourth biggest beer maker signals a potentially significant new market for the grain after shipments to China ceased when it imposed an 80 per cent tariff on imports.

Tennis the 'template' for F1's Melbourne return, says Ricciardo

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Australian Formula One star Daniel Ricciardo says he admires Australian Open bosses for taking up the "bold challenge" to host the grand slam during a pandemic.

'LGBT-friendly': American who enthused about Bali lifestyle deported

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Kristen Gray, leaving in Bali during the pandemic with her partner Saundra Michelle Alexander, promoted the island and her book via social media.

Two Fox News executives out after Arizona election night call

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Two Fox News executives involved in the controversial — but correct — election night call of the state of Arizona for Democrat Joe Biden are out at the network.

Chinese student charged with murder after girlfriend's body found in unit

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Weijie He will appear before a Sydney court charged with murder of his 19-year-old girlfriend Liqun Pan at an apartment complex in Sydney's south last year.

COVID-19 claims leading lady of horror movies

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Sometimes the victim, sometimes the monster, Shelley was a frequent presence in horror movies in the 1950s and ’60s.

Inspired by the Capitol siege, extremists remain top of terror list

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

As three members of the Oath Keepers militia were charged with conspiracy over the Capitol siege, security agencies fear further attacks this year.

Galaxy S21 promises more for less, but expensive Ultra is true upgrade

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Samsung jumped in early with its 2021 flagship phones, and we've spent some time with the biggest and most powerful of the trio.