Kembla Grange races; Matt Jones best bets preview’ horse racing tips

Kembla Grange races; Matt Jones best bets preview’ horse racing tips

LA COURBETTE has two things to overcome in Thursday’s Lake Illawarra Benchmark 65 Handicap (2000m) at Kembla Grange. One is the big weight and the other query is in her control. The Matthew Smith-trained mare is the best horse in the race, which is why she is carrying 62kg, but …

Robert Doyle: second sexual harassment investigation ‘inconclusive’ | Australia news

A second investigation into allegations of sexual harassment by the former Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle failed to make any conclusive findings because Doyle was too unwell to respond to questions. The investigation concerned allegations made against Doyle in his role as the chairman of Melbourne Health, which were made …

Charity helps Defence families strengthen bonds and stay connected

Charity helps Defence families strengthen bonds and stay connected

Updated April 25, 2018 06:39:34 Photo: The Family Ties program looks for ways to help serving soldiers and veterans connect with their families. (Supplied: Soldier On) Family support is vital for many people, but what happens if that network starts falling apart? The pressures of working in the Australian Defence …

Morning mail: protests over corpses in bodies exhibition | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Wednesday 25 April. Top stories Lawyers, academics and human rights campaigners have called on the federal government to shut down an exhibition they say could be displaying the bodies of executed Chinese political prisoners. Protesters …

Fact check: Are there powerful precedents which break with protocol for posthumously promoting John Monash to field marshal? – Fact Check

Fact check: Are there powerful precedents which break with protocol for posthumously promoting John Monash to field marshal? – Fact Check

Posted April 25, 2018 05:59:46 Photo: Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says that there are “powerful precedents” which “break with normal protocol” for posthumously promoting General Sir John Monash to field marshal. (ABC News: Nicholas Haggarty) The claim The week before the 2018 ANZAC Day commemoration, newspapers reported that the Turnbull …

Black lives are not safe in this country. What more do white people want? | Nayuka Gorrie | Opinion

As I write this, I am at a public library. Next to me are a table of Aboriginal people in their early teens using the free internet, as I am. They are laughing and on social media. While I ponder the irony of young people opting to spend their free …

Van suspect faces murder charges in court

Van suspect faces murder charges in court

The driver suspected of killing 10 people and injuring 15 others when he ploughed a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto has made his first court appearance. While the worst mass killing in Canada in decades has the hallmarks of other deadly vehicle assaults by Islamic State supporters in the …

New Crown poker machine tampering claims to be investigated | Australia news

Victoria’s gambling regulator and police are investigating additional allegations of poker machine tampering at Melbourne’s Crown casino. It comes after the independent MP Andrew Wilkie showed journalists “picks” he said were given to a former high-roller at the casino, allegedly used to let the woman play multiple machines at the …