News: Australia

Koala cuts jobs, hits brakes on Korean expansion

Sunday  19:31,   14 august 2022

The buzzy e-commerce start-up has denied claims it had explored a public listing this year only to shelve it as market conditions worsened.Koala, which expanded into South Korea last year, also rejected claims from multiple industry sources it had... >>>

Bombers-Hawks AFLW match moved to Docklands following 'unprecedented' ticket demand

Sunday  15:31,   14 august 2022

After the initial ticket allocation was exhausted, the historic AFLW match between the Bombers and Hawks is moved to one of the league's premier venues.The historic match between the two AFLW newcomers — to be played on August 27 — was to be... >>>

ALM champs in shock Australia Cup exit

Sunday  15:31,   14 august 2022

Western United have suffered a shock round of 16 loss in the Australia Cup, losing 4-3 on penalties to National Premier Leagues NSW side Sydney United.Prohibitive favourites to win Sunday's round of 16 clash of the national knockout competition,... >>>

Brexit mastermind Nigel Farage warns Peter Dutton's Liberals to be more conservative to win election

Sunday  15:31,   14 august 2022

The former UK politician turned TV host, who brings his speaking tour to Australia next month, believes Scott Morrison was defeated because the Liberals became too moderate.The former UK politician turned TV host, who brings his speaking tour to... >>>

Marles urges for de-escalation in Taiwan

Sunday  15:01,   14 august 2022

Federal minister Richard Marles says the world would "breathe a sigh of relief" if tensions eased in the Taiwan Strait.It comes after tensions have heightened in the Taiwan Strait in recent days, after China conducted several military drills in the... >>>

Candice Warner participates in Sydney's City 2 Surf annual charity run

Sunday  12:01,   14 august 2022

Candice Warner is known for her incredibly fit physique. And on Sunday, the former Ironwoman, 37, proved just how she stays in such great shape as she worked up a sweat.The cricket WAG showed off her toned legs in tiny black shorts as she... >>>

Family who fled Afghanistan reunited in Adelaide after a decade apart, after successful court case against Australian government

Sunday  11:51,   14 august 2022

A family who fled Afghanistan after their daughter was killed in a missile attack has been reunited in Adelaide a decade later, after a successful court case against the Australian government over a four-year delay in processing their visa... >>>

Richmond to enter AFL finals with belief

Sunday  11:51,   14 august 2022

Richmond have secured their spot in the AFL finals, with rivals inside the top-eight wary of the team that has won three of the past five premierships.Richmond ensured they would finish inside the top-eight for the fifth time in six seasons after... >>>

Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hobart weather: Low pressure system hits Australia with rain, hail

Sunday  11:51,   14 august 2022

Freak hail storms battered both Perth and Melbourne yesterday as the crazy weather also saw Tasmania drenched with record amounts of rainfall with a band of wet weather heading towards Victoria.Melbourne was hit with a sudden freak hail storm that... >>>

Red panda escapes Adelaide Zoo, found in tree at Botanic Park two days later

Sunday  11:51,   14 august 2022

A red panda who escaped from Adelaide Zoo on Friday has been found up a tree at an adjacent park this morning. Keepers finally retrieved the animal this afternoon, surrounding the tree with blankets to catch him. Adelaide Zoo director Dr Phil... >>>

Panthers' stumble opens up NRL title race

Sunday  11:51,   14 august 2022

Penrith's late-season stumble has suddenly opened up an NRL premiership that looked like a one-horse race a few weeks ago.Penrith's 16-0 loss to Melbourne on Thursday was the Panthers' second defeat in their past three matches and has raised... >>>

NRL ScoreCentre: Gold Coast Titans vs Manly Sea Eagles, Canberra Raiders vs St George Illawarra Dragons live scores, stats and results

Sunday  10:41,   14 august 2022

Bottom-placed Gold Coast faces Manly after the Raiders pip St George Illawarra 24-22 at Canberra Stadium. Follow our ScoreCentre for all the live scores and stats.Check out all the live scores and stats... >>>

The Block's Sarah-Jane accuses Elle of blocking her on Instagram

Sunday  10:41,   14 august 2022

Sarah-Jane Wilson has accused Elle Ferguson of blocking her on Instagram following her departure from The Block. Influencers Elle and her fiancé Joel Patfull sensationally quit The Block's Tree Change season after just 48 of filming earlier this... >>>

Canberra Airport evacuated after gunman fires shots in check-in area

Sunday  10:41,   14 august 2022

A man is taken into custody after firing shots near the check-in security screening area of Canberra Airport.ACT police took the man into custody and said a firearm had been... >>>

Skilled migration cap increase floated

Sunday  10:41,   14 august 2022

Skills Minister Brendan O'Connor says the government is considering a possible lift to the skilled migration cap.Skills Minister Brendan O'Connor said he was open to boosting labour supply across the country, particularly in sectors where there... >>>