Winter Paralympics: Australian para-snowboarder Joany Badenhorst crashes in training, ruled out of Games

Winter Paralympics: Australian para-snowboarder Joany Badenhorst crashes in training, ruled out of Games

Updated March 11, 2018 16:19:33 Photo: Australian flagbearer Joany Badenhorst has had her Winter Paralympics cut short after a training accident. (AP: Ng Han Guan) Australian co-captain Joany Badenhorst has suffered a horrible case of deja vu, ruled out at a second consecutive Winter Paralympics after a training crash. The …

Remote Australian city bridging health resource gap but still has a long way to go

Remote Australian city bridging health resource gap but still has a long way to go

Posted March 24, 2018 07:29:16 Photo: Ashish Agar speaks with Beryl Thomas before she gets minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. (ABC News: Sofie Wainwright) The most remote city in New South Wales is catching up to match or beat the health resources found in larger centres. But experts say it still …

Peter Beattie insists Australian Rugby League Commission reform will go ahead

Peter Beattie insists Australian Rugby League Commission reform will go ahead

Updated March 12, 2018 17:55:17 Photo: Peter Beattie faces an uphill battle to initiate reform as the ARLC new chairman. (AAP: Brendan Esposito) Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) chairman Peter Beattie says he will again push for constitutional reform within a year, after three clubs voted against making immediate changes …

Revenge porn forums sharing drives full of alphabetised photos of Australian women

Revenge porn forums sharing drives full of alphabetised photos of Australian women

Updated March 23, 2018 06:28:14 Photo: AussieSluts is just one of a number of sites that target Australian women, and host their intimate photos without consent. (Screenshot) There’s a secretive online world, where men trade nudes of women without their consent, often with their names and locations attached. Key points: …

NBA: Australian sports scientists are changing the game with new ideas and expertise

NBA: Australian sports scientists are changing the game with new ideas and expertise

Updated March 14, 2018 13:27:52 Photo: Australia’s Ben Simmons (C) is lighting up the NBA, but teams are also turning Down Under for sports science expertise. (AP: Chris Szagola) Australians have had a huge impact on the NBA this season — largely due to the performances of Philadelphia rookie Ben …

Winter Paralympics: Australian alpine skier Melissa Perrine wins bronze in super-combined

Winter Paralympics: Australian alpine skier Melissa Perrine wins bronze in super-combined

Updated March 13, 2018 20:48:43 Photo: Australia’s Melissa Perrine (R) guided by Christian Geiger took the bronze medal in women’s para-super-combined in Pyeongchang. (AP / OIS / IOC: Joel Marklund) Related Story: Para-snowboarder Simon Patmore wins Australia’s first gold at Winter Paralympics Alpine skier Melissa Perrine has won bronze at …

SA election: Who’s who in the new South Australian Liberal Government?

SA election: Who’s who in the new South Australian Liberal Government?

Updated March 22, 2018 17:46:46 Photo: Steven Marshall’s new Cabinet has officially been sworn in. (ABC News: Nick Harmsen) Related Story: Liberal leader sworn in as new South Australian Premier Related Story: What did Steven Marshall promise to do if elected? South Australian Premier Steven Marshall’s new ministry has been …

First XI: Is this the single most important cricket team in Australian history?

First XI: Is this the single most important cricket team in Australian history?

Updated March 15, 2018 15:52:46 Photo: Aboriginal players dominated early Australian cricket, leading them to be the nation’s first touring team. (Supplied: Harrow Discovery Centre) The story of the First XI Aboriginal cricket team that toured England 150 years ago is a complex story, a landmark occasion marked by controversy. …

Commercial radio is not playing enough Australian music, researcher says

Commercial radio is not playing enough Australian music, researcher says

Updated March 22, 2018 16:00:40 For a young band, getting some love from the biggest radio stations in the country can mean money, bigger stages and a greater chance at longevity in a notoriously difficult industry. But a new study suggests major commercial stations are not playing enough homegrown music. …

Australian play breaks the silence around abortion

Australian play breaks the silence around abortion

Posted March 22, 2018 09:32:06 Video: Emily Steel terminated her pregnancy at 19 weeks (ABC News) “When I heard about someone who had a late abortion I’d think, well, that’s not very clever, that’s not very responsible, is it?,” recites actress Tiffany Lyndall Knight. She’s wearing a blood-red bathing suit, …