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Ashes 2017: Australia have reclaimed the urn after victory in the third Test in Perth - Daily Telegraph

AUSTRALIA has won back the Ashes in emphatic style after Josh Hazlewood farewelled the WACA with the trait the ground will forever be linked with – outstanding fast bowling. Hazlewood stormed to a five-wicket haul as Australia went up 3-0 in the series ...

Heidi Strbak sentenced to nine years for manslaughter of her son - The Australian

A Queensland woman has been sentenced to nine years in prison for the bashing death of her four-year-old son in 2009. Tyrell Cobb died from severe abdominal injuries caused by blunt force trauma after days of vomiting and lethargy that went unattended ...

Glenelg Life Saving Club captain Shaun Armstrong tells of efforts to save drowning victim - Daily Telegraph

WHEN Shaun Armstrong saw the surf patrol dash into the water at high speed last Sunday evening, he knew he had an emergency on his hands. As captain of the Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club, he immediately went into action — heading a 50-strong rescue ...and more »

Mike Baird could be compelled to give evidence in probe over Parramatta Powerhouse relocation - ABC Online

Former New South Wales premier Mike Baird could be compelled to give evidence over plans to move the Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta in Sydney's west. The proposal to relocate the museum from Ultimo in Sydney's CBD has been a major focus of a New South ...and more »

Two dead, 17 injured in Doncaster East balcony collapse - Daily Telegraph

MANNINGHAM council will be called upon to investigate if the balcony that collapsed, killing two people, was constructed with a building permit. A Christmas photo on a balcony turned deadly when the deck collapsed on Saturday night, killing two women ...

Trump to cite China, Russia as competitors - The Australian

President Donald Trump will declare that China and Russia are competitors seeking to challenge US power and erode its security and prosperity, in a national security strategy he will lay out in a speech on Monday. "They are determined to make economies ...

Bennelong by-election: Does Mal's content begin his Renaissance? - ABC Local

Both sides are spinning like mad, but it comes down to what each is measuring. For the Prime Minister, a bad Bennelong by-election would have been the first step towards personal political oblivion. Losing Bennelong would have triggered enormous unrest ...and more »

Melbourne Mayor stands down over sexual harassment claims - CIM Newsmagazine (press release) (blog)

Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has temporarily stood aside following sexual harassment and indecent assault claims. Print Email. The City of Melbourne council has launched an investigation into sexual harassment claims. The City of Melbourne council ...and more »

MYEFO: Fresh push to ram through company tax cuts as economy lifts budget $10 billion - The Sydney Morning Herald

Treasurer Scott Morrison has signalled a fresh push to get the government's $50 billion package of company tax cuts through the Senate, saying that US President Trump is forcing his hand and that the changing composition of the Senate gives him a ...

Woman rescued after falling 8m down Lightning Ridge mine shaft - The Cairns Post

THE family of a young woman who fell eight metres down a mine shaft, where she remained trapped for two days in scorching heat, say her survival is a “Christmas miracle”. Cynthia Charty, 26, went missing from her home in the Opal-mining town of ...