BREAKING: Christian Porter and Linda Reynolds dumped

Christian Porter and Linda Reynolds have been stripped of their portfolios, with Prime Minster Scott Morrison announcing a cabinet reshuffle after several weeks of chaos. Mr Porter will lose the Attorney-General post and Ms Reynolds has been dumped from the Defence Ministry. Senator Michaelia Cash...

Emergency bid to contain QLD cluster

Brisbane residents will have access to urgent COVID-19 testing even when asymptomatic as fears grow over a cluster in the city. Queensland has confirmed 10 cases of the highly infectious UK COVID-19 strain, four locally acquired, plunging Greater Brisbane into a snap three-day lockdown. Federal...

How the ‘house party’ stuff-up happened

Queensland authorities were left red-faced today after being forced to retract a claim that a man in his 20s who tested positive for coronavirus had hosted a house party with 25 people while waiting for his results. Queensland Health made the claim – which went...

NRL coach investigated for referee abuse

Raiders coach Ricky Stuart is reportedly under investigation for a sideline incident during Saturday’s game against the Warriors. Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart is reportedly under investigation for a sideline incident during Saturday afternoon’s NRL game against the Warriors. The Kiwi side claimed a thrilling...

NRL coach investigated for referee abuse

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart is reportedly under investigation for a sideline incident during Saturday afternoon’s NRL game against the Warriors. The Kiwi side claimed a thrilling 34-31 victory at GIO Stadium, scoring a try at the death before saving one with seconds remaining to...

Why Qld hasn’t gone into lockdown

Unlike the previous COVID-19 outbreak, Queensland has not gone into lockdown this time. That’s because of one important difference. Southeast Queenslanders who feared another lockdown breathed a collective sigh of relief on Sunday. State government officials called a press conference to announce they had found...

Why Qld hasn’t gone into lockdown this time

Southeast Queenslanders who feared another lockdown breathed a collective sigh of relief on Sunday. State government officials called a press conference to announce they had found a likely transmission link that is key to tracing a new outbreak of the British variant of COVID-19. That...

F1 bad boy breaks gentlemen’s agreement

Russian driver Nikita Mazepin was left red-faced in his Formula 1 qualifying debut after failing to abide by the sport’s “gentlemen’s code”. Qualifying at the Bahrain GP was a night to forget for Nikita Mazepin, who came under fire for breaking the “gentlemen’s code”. Competing...