‘This is not OK’: Martina Navratilova steps up her call to rename Margaret Court Arena

Tennis great calls out fellow former world No1 over anti-gay rights stance, accusing her of bullying and linking LGBT to Nazis, communists, the devil in an open letter published by Fairfax Media. We should not be celebrating this kind of behaviour, this kind of philosophy. The platform people like Margaret Court use needs to be […]

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Melbourne schoolgirl Zynab Al Harbiya killed as Isis targets Baghdad ice-cream parlour

Twelve-year-old was in the Iraqi capital with family to visit her sick grandfather when a suicide car bomb exploded, killing 17 people A 12-year-old Victorian girl was killed in a car bomb explosion in Baghdad on Tuesday as she lined up at a popular ice-cream parlour to break fast for Ramadan. The girl, a year […]

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Rebel Wilson tells court an ‘obsessed’ former schoolmate sold her out to Womans Day

Journalists swooped in like vultures to find dirt on her, actor says in her defamation trial against publisher Bauer Media Rebel Wilson alleges an obsessed and jealous former schoolmate sold her out to Womans Day magazine to make a quick buck. Wilson has

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Neil Perry restaurant issues black customer receipt printed with racial slur

Burger Project outlet in Melbourne dismisses staff member over insult, while Perry contacts customer to apologise A staff member from a Burger Project restaurant in Melbourne has been fired after using the word niggas on a receipt given to a black man. On Friday, Rutendo Ruth Muchinguri posted a photo on

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The great divide: what will $1m buy you in Australia’s property market?

From inner-city apartments to suburban cottages or a few acres in the rainforest, the answer depends on where youre buying With talk of the Sydney and Melbourne housing markets racing away from prices in other cities and regions, we decided to ask: what can you buy in Australia for a cool million dollars? From inner-city […]

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Kangaroo attacks Melbourne jogger ‘like a damn truck’

Personal trainer Debbie Urquhart says she was running on a bush track when a two-metre-tall big boy came out of nowhere A towering male kangaroo hit a Melbourne jogger like a damn truck in an attack that left her scratched, bleeding and needing emergency surgery. Debbie Urquhart, a personal trainer, said the big boy who […]

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