Golden Group’s Belmont Park development may allow Perth Stadium station to open daily

Golden Group’s Belmont Park development may allow Perth Stadium station to open daily

Updated May 01, 2018 15:34:23 Photo: The development is expected to house 4,500 apartments and take two decades to complete. (Supplied: Golden Group) The proponents of a multi-billion dollar development at the Belmont Park racetrack are in discussions with the WA Government about opening the new Perth Stadium train station …

Rafael Nadal beats Stefanos Tsitsipas for 11th Barcelona Open title, now unbeaten in 46 sets on clay

Rafael Nadal beats Stefanos Tsitsipas for 11th Barcelona Open title, now unbeaten in 46 sets on clay

Updated April 30, 2018 10:04:43 Photo: Rafael Nadal continued his clay domination, matching his 11 Monte Carlo titles with an 11th win in the Barcelona Open. (REUTERS: Albert Gea) Rafael Nadal continues to make winning on clay look all too easy. The Spanish master extended his dominance on the surface …

Black Birds: All-female Australian collective challenges Australian theatre to open its gates

Black Birds: All-female Australian collective challenges Australian theatre to open its gates

Posted April 27, 2018 19:30:51 Photo: Ayeesha Ash, Emily Havea and Angela Sullen share their personal stories in Brown Skin Girl. (ABC News: Teresa Tan) Related Story: Are you a cult member? This new Australian play wants you to consider your answer carefully “All my life I had to fight,” …

Alvey Reels to remain open, nine months after announcing closure due to low sales in viral Facebook post

Alvey Reels to remain open, nine months after announcing closure due to low sales in viral Facebook post

Updated April 20, 2018 17:29:36 Photo: Alvey Reels will remain in business thanks to an influx of orders from customers. (Facebook: Alvey Reels Australia) A near-100-year-old Queensland business has been saved from closure, less than a year after it announced it would be forced to close doors due to poor …

Open letter urges Prime Minister to collect ‘more tax, more equitably’ to make Australia a fairer place

Open letter urges Prime Minister to collect ‘more tax, more equitably’ to make Australia a fairer place

Posted April 17, 2018 15:33:39 Photo: Michael Keating said if we raise personal income marginal tax rates, we could avoid crisis levels of future deficit. (Flickr: CafeCredit (CC 2.0)) Australians need to pay more taxes to “fund the health, education and transport services we need”. That’s the call from Paul …

US-China trade tensions ease, but markets could open weaker on Syria missile strikes

US-China trade tensions ease, but markets could open weaker on Syria missile strikes

Posted April 15, 2018 13:08:44 Photo: Business as usual as trade tensions between the US and China ease. (Reuters: Stringer) Wall Street closed before the missiles flared off towards Syria, but there was a strong enough sniff of an imminent strike to inspire a modest wave of selling. This week …

NSW Government invests in more green, open space in Sydney to improve quality of life

NSW Government invests in more green, open space in Sydney to improve quality of life

Posted April 09, 2018 13:49:04 Greater Sydney is set to gain more green and open spaces, with the State Government dedicating $290 million to boosting liveability and quality of life in the city. Part of the package will see $100 million set aside to identify and buy back land for …

Nine signs $300m deal to wrestle Australian Open from Seven Network

Nine signs $300m deal to wrestle Australian Open from Seven Network

Updated March 29, 2018 13:33:09 Channel Nine has won the Australian Open tennis broadcast rights from rival television network Seven, starting from 2020. The $300-million, five-year agreement with Tennis Australia covers rights for broadcast, streaming, mobile, digital and social platforms for the Australian Open, the Hopman Cup, and the Brisbane, …

Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis in spat with Fernando Verdasco at Miami Open

Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis in spat with Fernando Verdasco at Miami Open

Posted March 27, 2018 14:12:52 Photo: Nick Kyrgios got himself involved in a heated Twitter exchange with Fernando Verdasco. (AP: Lynne Sladky) Related Story: Kokkinakis stuns Federer with upset win in Miami Nick Kyrgios and Fernando Verdasco have been involved in a Twitter spat after the Spaniard’s victory over Thanasi …