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Adani refuses to bow to climate activists

A climate activist has locked himself to machinery at Adani's Queensland mine site in defiance of the state government's move to outlaw lock-on protest devices.

Smith targets return in Ashes tour game

Steve Smith hopes to return from concussion in next week's low-key tour game against Derbyshire, having run out of time in his bid to be fit for the third Ashes...

PNG treasurer disputes $1.5b loan figure

Australia is speaking with Papua New Guinea about giving the nation financial support, but PNG's treasurer has hosed down reports his government wants a $1.5 billion loan.

Walters rules himself out of Knights job

Kevin Walters has ruled himself out of the running but there are no shortage of contenders to replace Nathan Brown as Newcastle coach at the end of the NRL season.

Tyrrell neighbour faced damaging questions

Former high-profile NSW police detective Gary Jubelin has come under fire at an inquest into the disappearance of William Tyrrell over his questioning of an elderly neighbour during the investigation.

Home And Away Star Dies at 41

Actor Ben Unwin, who played Jesse McGregor on the iconic Aussie soap has died The 41 year old former actor was found dead by police on August 14, just one day...

Cowboys prop Scott recovering from stroke

North Queensland coach Paul Green admits Matt Scott's health scare has shocked the club, but hopes his recovery effort inspires them to finish a sorry NRL season in a positive...

Dockers axe Lyon, Rosich in shock decision

Justin Longmuir leads the race to become Fremantle's next AFL coach after the club's axing of Ross Lyon and chief executive Steve Rosich in a bombshell double decision.

Qld to outlaw traffic-stopping devices

Protesters who use devices to lock themselves together and make it harder to be removed from Queensland roads and train tracks could soon face prison time and hefty fines.

Warriors NRL boss puts players on notice

Impatient Warriors boss Cameron George will consider termination talks with some of his under-performing players if he doesn't see more effort over the closing three weeks of the NRL regular...