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'Heroic' husband punched shark multiple times as it attacked his wife

'Heroic' husband punched shark multiple times as it attacked his wife

Chantelle Doyle was attacked by the shark at Shelly Beach in Port Macquarie on Saturday, sustaining "severe lacerations" to her right leg.

  • by Tom Rabe and Angus Thompson

NZ grapples with 56 active cases as Melbourne link investigated

NZ grapples with 56 active cases as Melbourne link investigated

The country has confirmed seven new cases, while authorities examine whether the outbreak is linked to a Melbourne facility.

  • by James Massola

As the day unfolded: Rick Stein's restaurant linked to case 

As the day unfolded: Rick Stein's restaurant linked to case 

Nine new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in NSW, including one person who dined at celebrity chef Rick Stein’s South Coast restaurant.

  • by Roy Ward
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AFL 2020

Swans youngster suspended, club fined for COVID-19 breach

Swans youngster suspended, club fined for COVID-19 breach

Elijah Taylor was handed the heaviest penalty imposed on a player for flouting restrictions after his partner was found in his hotel room.

  • by Andrew Wu and Anthony Colangelo

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Trump's worst nightmare: Harris is an utter repudiation of his turbulent era

Trump's worst nightmare: Harris is an utter repudiation of his turbulent era

The Trump campaign was devastated when Joe Biden chose Kamala Harris to be his running mate and it is floundering as to how to handle her.

  • by Anne Summers
Seymour struggles with Hunters & Collectors, a family with 'dysfunction'

Seymour struggles with Hunters & Collectors, a family with 'dysfunction'

“It’s a bit like family, there’s a lot of sort of psychological dysfunction,” says singer-songwriter Mark Seymour.

  • by Benjamin Law
Waratahs to slash player wage bill by up to $1 million to stay afloat
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Waratahs to slash player wage bill by up to $1 million to stay afloat

The Waratahs are facing the grim reality of needing to operate well under the salary cap next season.

  • by Tom Decent
'Clever' coaches in NRL question new rule for high injury toll this year
Opinion
NRL 2020

'Clever' coaches in NRL question new rule for high injury toll this year

When they make claims like this, it's going to make news. A warning: they’re pretty clever as well.

  • by Phil Gould
How Helen, who suffers from 'touch starvation', survived the lockdown

How Helen, who suffers from 'touch starvation', survived the lockdown

As her city went into lockdown, Helen worried about how the lack of touch might affect her wellbeing.

  • by Evelyn Lewin
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Coronavirus pandemic

The Ruby Princess cruise ship departs Port Kembla on April 22.

Berejiklian government keeps Ruby Princess passengers waiting after damning findings

The Berejiklian government is maintaining radio silence on the report into the Ruby Princess debacle until next week, despite the report finding "serious mistakes" in NSW Health's response.

  • by Lisa Visentin
Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said he was aware how challenging isolation was on Saturday.

Victorian restrictions working but I'm aware of 'profoundly challenging' isolation: Sutton

After 303 new cases on Saturday, Brett Sutton said he was aware isolation of ban on home visits was a burden 'some people will really struggle with'.

  • by Michael Fowler

Sydney

The Tangara cluster has increased to 21

Recorders, singing and graduations off limits under new COVID-19 guidelines

The plans come as non-government principals said they were upset Premier Gladys Berejiklian had questioned their COVID-19 compliance.

  • by Jordan Baker

Licence for change: Danish seaman at helm for TAFE's next journey

Licence for change: Danish seaman at helm for TAFE's next journey

Australia's economic future partly depends on a healthy skills training sector. How will it face the challenge?

  • by Anna Patty

Menulog co-founder leads Sydney's billionaire building boom

Menulog co-founder leads Sydney's billionaire building boom

The city is in the grip of a building boom at the very pointy end of the market, where no expense is being spared.

  • by Andrew Hornery

'Provocative references': Email reveals icare's Hayne moment

'Provocative references': Email reveals icare's Hayne moment

The email was more telling in what it didn’t say and where the focus lay: on protecting icare’s reputation and continuing the spin that there was nothing wrong.

  • by Adele Ferguson

'Institutional racism': Aboriginal rights impeded by NSW government

'Institutional racism': Aboriginal rights impeded by NSW government

Aboriginal Australians’ land rights have been thwarted under a recent NSW Government policy that forced them into unequal negotiations for areas over which they already had legal standing.

  • by Angus Thompson

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GOOD WEEKEND

Dave Corsar and his partner Alicia Corsa with their dog 'Dude' at Freshwater headland. The two own a couple of F45 gyms and have been working remotely from their van and camping sites. Photographed Friday 14th August 2020. Photograph by James Brickwood. SMH NEWS 200814

Surf's up as Aussies head north to work remotely from the beach

Australians are turning working from home into working from the road - or the beach - as they pack up and relocate during the pandemic.

  • by Josh Dye
Identical twins Sarah (left) and Abi Brooker,

'Who are you?': how a sister helped her twin recover from a brain injury

A car accident on New Year’s Eve in 2002 left Sarah Brooker in a coma. With the support of her identical twin, Abi, she has since rebuilt her life.

  • by Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen

Politics

A resident of a Melbourne nursing home is taken to hospital.

Aged care laid bare as true toll revealed

Did the government and the aged care sector do enough to ward off the ravages wrought by coronavirus?

  • by Deborah Snow

Business

The new head of the Law Council of Australia, Michael Tidball.

New Law Council head: 'The culture of silence must be eliminated'

Michael Tidball talks of the need for ownership and openness on issues such as sexual harassment and mental illness.

  • by Anna Patty

World

South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

South Korea's Moon extends olive branch to Tokyo over wartime history

In a televised speech, Moon said that his government has “left the door of consultations wide open” for Japan to settle a long legal and diplomatic dispute.

  • by Kim Tong-hyung
US Senate intel committee sought probe of Bannon

US Senate intel committee sought probe of Bannon

  • by Del Quentin Wilber, Chris Megerian, Sarah D. Wire and Jennifer Haberkorn
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Former steel company boss John Lysaght sells Woollahra pad for $5.71m

Former steel company boss John Lysaght sells Woollahra pad for $5.71m

Eight active bidders threw their hats in the ring for the five-bedroom house at the end of a tree-lined cul-de-sac. Take a look inside.

  • by Tawar Razaghi
Young couple snap up original Randwick house for a cool $2.75m

Young couple snap up original Randwick house for a cool $2.75m

Three bidders prepared to do a renovation fought it out for the three-bedroom house, with the auction brought forward a week due to strong interest.

  • by Tawar Razaghi
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Jurnee Smollett as Letitia Lewis in Lovecraft Country.

Lovecraft Country is Green Book meets The Twilight Zone, and it's inspired

From aliens and monsters to shapeshifters and ghouls, this Jordan Peele-produced series leaves barely a genre stone unturned.

  • by Karl Quinn

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Kevin Proctor was sent off for biting against the Sharks on Saturday.

Shark bite: Titans enforcer Proctor becomes first player sent off for biting

Kevin Proctor has the infamous distinction of becoming the first NRL player to be sent off for biting an opponent.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
Dunamis Lui is tackled at GIO Stadium.
Raiders 36 Broncos 8
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Broncos cap miserable week with another fade-out against Raiders

Brisbane's horror week has somehow got worse after they blew a half-time lead to lose 36-8 to Canberra at GIO Stadium.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Taylor won't play again in 2020.
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AFL 2020

Swans youngster suspended for season, club fined for COVID-19 breach

Elijah Taylor has been banned for the rest of the AFL season with his club fined $50,000 - half of which is suspended - for breaching COVID-19 protocols.

  • by Andrew Wu and Anthony Colangelo
Adam Reynolds celebrates the match-winning field goal for South Sydney.
North Queensland 30 South Sydney 31
Match report

'Really, really bad': Cowboys coach livid after Reynolds redemption

Adam Reynolds looked to have lost it, then drawn it, before eventually winning a thriller for the Rabbitohs over North Queensland.

  • by Tom Decent
The Waratahs are facing some tough decisions to keep players in 2021.
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Waratahs to slash player wage bill by up to $1m to stay afloat

The Waratahs are facing the grim reality of needing to operate well under the salary cap next season.

  • by Tom Decent
Familar foe: Besart Besrisha scores for Western United.

Sydney FC enter finals in form rut after late defeat to Western United

Sydney's best performance since the league's restart couldn't prevent their winless streak continuing after a 2-1 defeat at home to Western United.

  • by Dominic Bossi
Brent Naden was subjected to alleged racial abuse in Friday's game.

'Shell-shocked' Naden weighs up police complaint about alleged racial abuse

As the "shaken" Panther mulled over lodging a legal complaint, the NRL threatened life bans for those who allegedly hurled racial abuse on Friday.

  • by Christian Nicolussi

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