Jakarta the best chance at an education for children from Indonesia’s Papua province

Jakarta the best chance at an education for children from Indonesia’s Papua province

By Indonesia correspondent Adam Harvey and Archicco Guiliano Updated May 20, 2018 07:29:27 Photo: Year 12 student Demira Yikwa attends a school near Jakarta, 4,000 kilometres away from home. (ABC News: Phil Hemingway) At a school on the outskirts of Indonesia’s capital city, Demira Yikwa looks forward to graduation more …

CSIRO probe reveals Bass Strait shipwreck after ‘chance encounter’

CSIRO probe reveals Bass Strait shipwreck after ‘chance encounter’

Updated May 17, 2018 17:20:43 Scientists scanning the bottom of Bass Strait in a “lawn-mowing” operation have stumbled on an 1890 shipwreck and uncovered more than they expected. The CSIRO has released footage of the wreck, which was first detected last year as a “blip” in waters between Tasmania and …

Cameron Bancroft given second chance at state-level cricket after ball tampering saga

Cameron Bancroft given second chance at state-level cricket after ball tampering saga

Posted May 14, 2018 21:39:03 Photo: Bancroft admitted to ball tampering in the third test against South Africa. (ABC News: Hugo Sando) Cameron Bancroft has taken the first step on his long road to cricketing redemption, winning a reprieve to play club cricket while serving his nine-month Cricket Australia ban. …

Alleged Newcastle home invasion murderer granted ‘last chance’ bail after breach

Alleged Newcastle home invasion murderer granted ‘last chance’ bail after breach

Posted May 03, 2018 16:11:05 Photo: Benjamin Batterham (left) promised to stay away from “anything that is going to get me in trouble” before he was granted bail for a second time. (ABC: Giselle Wakatama) Related Story: Benjamin Batterham was on bail for murdering alleged intruder Related Story: Newcastle man …

A-League grand final: Graham Arnold wants second chance in finals for top two after Sydney FC exit

A-League grand final: Graham Arnold wants second chance in finals for top two after Sydney FC exit

Posted May 01, 2018 07:05:00 Coach of the year Graham Arnold has encouraged an change to the A-League finals format to give top-two finishers a second chance. Two days after runaway premiers Sydney FC suffered a painful home semi-final loss to Melbourne Victory, Arnold suggested it might be time to …

A-League finals: how the Newcastle Jets turned 10 years of misery into a grand final chance

A-League finals: how the Newcastle Jets turned 10 years of misery into a grand final chance

Posted April 27, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: Daniel Georgievski of the Jets thanks fans after the Jets’ 8-2 win against the Central Coast Mariners in the last round of the A-League earlier this month. (AAP: Darren Pateman) Related Story: The Jets are the against-the-odds A-League success story we should all get …

Commonwealth Games: Australia’s chance to repair sporting reputation | Sport

There are still references to cricket ball-tampering in the Australian newspapers, but they have been overtaken on the front pages by an enthusiastic embrace of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, which present a timely opportunity to repair an international sporting reputation coarsened by sandpaper in recent days. Gold Coast is …

One last chance for luckless Australia, as fate and South Africa hand down judgement

One last chance for luckless Australia, as fate and South Africa hand down judgement

Posted April 03, 2018 07:24:01 Photo: Australia’s Joe Burns scored 42 runs on day four of the fourth Test against South Africa in Johannesburg. (Reuters: Siphiwe Sibeko) Related Story: Aussies chasing draw heading into final day of South African tour, as it happened Related Story: Paine and Cummins show the …

Australia’s cricket crisis presents chance to banish bullying, blokey behaviour from the game

Australia’s cricket crisis presents chance to banish bullying, blokey behaviour from the game

Updated April 03, 2018 05:03:05 Photo: The Australian cricket team needs to start learning from more successful team cultures, Paul Kennedy says. (Reuters: Danish Siddiqui) What’s the difference between sledging and banter? Nothing. They are both forms of bullying. The Australian cricket side and other teams rife with blokey leadership …

North Korea: Trump says there’s a good chance Kim Jong-un will ‘do what is right’ – Donald Trump’s America

North Korea: Trump says there’s a good chance Kim Jong-un will ‘do what is right’ – Donald Trump’s America

Posted March 29, 2018 06:34:43 Photo: Mr Trump plans to meet Mr Kim by May amid nuclear tensions between the two nations. (AP/Reuters) President Donald Trump has says there is “a good chance” North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will, “do what is right for his people and for humanity” and …