Wests Tigers fight off struggling North Queensland for 20-12 NRL win

Wests Tigers fight off struggling North Queensland for 20-12 NRL win

Updated May 10, 2018 22:18:53 Photo: Jason Taumalolo (C) is wrapped up by Luke Brooks (L) and Chris Lawrence. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts) Wests Tigers have added to North Queensland’s miserable season with a 20-12 NRL win at Leichhardt Oval on Thursday night. The Cowboys had to weather a week of …

AMP to fight back against shareholders in two class actions

AMP to fight back against shareholders in two class actions

Updated May 10, 2018 08:58:23 Photo: AMP is sued in two class actions as it prepares to face angry investors at its annual general meeting. (Supplied) AMP has been sued by disgruntled shareholders in two separate class actions, arising out of damaging revelations which surfaced at the banking royal commission. …

Citizenship saga sets byelection traps for Labor and Coalition in budget fight | Australia news

Labor has demanded the Turnbull government provide detailed costings of its budget tax plans as both sides muscle up for critical byelection contests in July triggered by the final chapter of the dual citizenship imbroglio. The Turnbull government on Wednesday introduced legislation giving effect to the personal income tax cuts …

Grattan on Friday: Peter Dutton’s bid for more crime-fighting power has bought him a fight

Grattan on Friday: Peter Dutton’s bid for more crime-fighting power has bought him a fight

Updated May 04, 2018 09:30:30 Photo: It’s hard to see PM Malcolm Turnbull saying no to his ambitious Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton over the ASD issue. (ABC News: Ian Cutmore) No-one should be surprised that the Home Affairs department, with its ambitious Minister Peter Dutton and his activist secretary, …

Anthony Joshua v Deontay Wilder fight, deal, money

Anthony Joshua v Deontay Wilder fight, deal, money

ANTHONY Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder is “70 per cent” likely to happen after “positive conversations” in the past 24 hours, revealed promoter Eddie Hearn. Negotiations to agree an undisputed world heavyweight title fight between the unbeaten champions ramped up last week when Wilder offered Joshua $50 million to fight. Asked …

Kangaroos clash on camera in fight for dominance over the other

Kangaroos clash on camera in fight for dominance over the other

Updated April 30, 2018 06:50:36 Related Story: Kangaroo strikes back against hunters and breaks man’s jaw Related Story: Kangaroo dies in Chinese zoo after visitors throw rocks ‘to make it hop’ Holidaymakers have come face-to-face with a couple of roos duking it out for dominance on North Stradbroke Island this …

Australian spy chief to face tribunal in fight to keep East Timor, Balibo records secret

Australian spy chief to face tribunal in fight to keep East Timor, Balibo records secret

Updated April 27, 2018 12:06:58 Australian intelligence operations that took place during the Indonesian occupation of East Timor should stay secret, the head of the country’s overseas spy agency will argue today. Key points: Academic Clinton Fernandes has been fighting for access to ASIS records on East Timor Australia’s spy …

Mehmet Biber jailed for four years after travelling to Syria to fight with jihadist organisation

Mehmet Biber jailed for four years after travelling to Syria to fight with jihadist organisation

Updated April 27, 2018 18:43:49 A 25-year-old Sydney man sentenced to four years in prison for travelling to Syria to fight was affected by religious lectures at school, his father said. Mehmet Biber was sentenced to a maximum of four years and nine months in jail after pleading guilty to …

Australian Ninja Warrior star Jack Wilson signs on to help fight chronic Indigenous obesity

Australian Ninja Warrior star Jack Wilson signs on to help fight chronic Indigenous obesity

Posted April 28, 2018 12:32:51 Related Story: Health and education mould an Aboriginal mentor Related Story: Four things Australia could do to tackle the obesity crisis Reality television star Jack Wilson is helping a regional New South Wales Indigenous co-operative to arrest soaring rates of obesity in its members. Originally …

Thousands of Germans of various faiths don Jewish skullcaps to fight anti-Semitism

Thousands of Germans of various faiths don Jewish skullcaps to fight anti-Semitism

Updated April 26, 2018 11:41:33 Photo: Protesters denounce an attack on a young man wearing a kippa in Berlin. (Reuters: Fabrizio Bensch) Related Story: Israeli Labor Party breaks off relations with Jeremy Corbyn Thousands of Germans of all faiths have donned Jewish kippa caps in nationwide rallies to show solidarity …