South Africa v Australia: De Villiers takes on Australia’s bowlers, leaving second Test beautifully poised

South Africa v Australia: De Villiers takes on Australia’s bowlers, leaving second Test beautifully poised

Updated March 11, 2018 07:13:20 Photo: Australia’s bowlers were consistent but couldn’t break through. (AP: Michael Sheehan) Related Story: South Africa edges in front of Australia with De Villiers at the helm Related Story: Rabada faces two-Test ban after charge over Smith send-off So the band played on. The second …

Winter Paralympics: Melissa Perrine wins Australia’s third medal of Pyeongchang Games

Winter Paralympics: Melissa Perrine wins Australia’s third medal of Pyeongchang Games

Updated March 14, 2018 19:29:58 Photo: Melissa Perrine (L) celebrates with her guide Christian Geiger after winning bronze in Pyeonchang. (Reuters: Paul Hanna) Australian alpine skier Melissa Perrine has won her second medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics with bronze in the women’s giant slalom vision-impaired class. Perrine was third …

Australia’s longest-running land claim clears final hurdle, but concerns NT anglers

Australia’s longest-running land claim clears final hurdle, but concerns NT anglers

Posted March 22, 2018 20:21:30 Photo: Traditional owners at the Kenbi land hand-back ceremony in 2016. (ABC News: David McMeekin) Australia’s longest-running Aboriginal land claim has cleared its final hurdle, but the details left some accusing the NT Government of “subpar communication”. Key points The Kenbi land claim on the …

Julie Bishop uses PNG trip to remind Pacific nations of Australia’s aid contributions

Julie Bishop uses PNG trip to remind Pacific nations of Australia’s aid contributions

Posted March 22, 2018 12:40:57 The Australian Government is making a push to re-establish itself as the dominant nation in the South Pacific, with fresh aid spending and official visits. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is using a trip to Papua New Guinea and Tonga to remind Pacific nations that Australia’s …

Australia’s population increases by one person every 86 seconds as it exceeds 25 million

Australia’s population increases by one person every 86 seconds as it exceeds 25 million

Posted March 22, 2018 12:29:25 Photo: Migration accounted for more than 60 per cent of Australia’s population growth in the 12 months to September 2017. (ABC News: Michael Barnett) Australia’s population grew by another 1.6 per cent to 24.7 million in the 12 months to the end of September 2017, …