James Hird’s decision to defy his club and potentially prolong his players’ anti-doping battle in appealing last month’s Federal Court decision looks to have ended his coaching career at Essendon.
Members of Essendon's leadership group tried to persuade James Hird not to go through with his plan to appeal.
Melbourne Stars chairman Eddie McGuire is desperate to end its record of choking at the last hurdle.
Jake Reed has been forced to undergo knee surgery on Tuesday to repair meniscus damage.
Members of Canberra's Islamic community have panned talk of a burqa ban at Parliament House as discriminatory.
Guy McKenna has been sacked as coach of the Gold Coast with a year left to run on his contract.
Lateline will remain on air next year, ABC Managing Director Mark Scott has said privately, despite speculation the current affairs program would be axed.
"Clear gaps" exist in the way toxic chemicals from coal seam gas mining are handled and the NSW government must act urgently to lessen the risk, a report by the state's top scientist says.
Australia's new federal police chief says low-tech terrorism, which can be incited from around the world, makes the Islamic State era a new kind of threat that will take years to stamp out.
A mother, whose son has a cranial birth defect, has made a heartfelt plea to other parents to try stop and stop their children from poking fun at people like her son.
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