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  • Canberra trainer John Nisbet's Perizada to make Rosehill debut on Saturday

    7 September 2017 10:24 AM 17

    Canberra trainer John Nisbet will race his six-year-old mare Perizada at Rosehill for the first time when she jumps in the group 3 Sheraco Stakes on Saturday. Perizada [$21] has drawn barrier four and will be ridden by Christen Reith in the 1200m race worth $150,000. Nisbet will square off against veteran trainers Gerald Ryan [Magic Alibi], Chris Waller

  • Canberra Print Centre wins top industry gong

    7 September 2017 10:24 AM 15

    Fairfax Media's Canberra Print Centre has been honoured at the 2017 PANPA industry awards. The Canberra Print Centre won the top gong in the Print Centre of the Year category. Print centre manager Jon Clarke said the award, announced at a ceremony in Sydney on Wednesday night, looked at a range of criteria including technical excellence, health and safety

  • Prince William takes George on first school run

    7 September 2017 10:24 AM 19

    Prince George has walked nervously into school on his first day with his father by his side but without his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge. Kate had hoped to join the Duke of Cambridge on the school run but is suffering from severe morning sickness and was too ill to attend, Kensington Palace said on Thursday morning. The four-year-old prince was helped

  • Majority of Sydney University staff reject offer to vote on salary agreement

    6 September 2017 4:54 PM 13 1

    A majority of University of Sydney staff have voted against taking part in a formal vote on the university management's pay and conditions offer. In a letter to staff, Dr Spence said 4349 staff voted, representing 39 per cent of those who were eligible. Of those, 2659 staff (61 per cent) said they did not want to participate in a formal vote on the university's

  • Richmond star Dustin Martin’s dad may be locked out of Australia by new law

    6 September 2017 4:54 PM 15

    Dustin Martin's father may not be able to see his son play finals footy or maybe win a Brownlow medal after a new law was pushed through that would keep Shane Martin from returning to Australia. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has reportedly pushed through an amendment to the Migration Act to stop Mr Martin, and up to 20 other people, whose visas have been cancelled

  • Young Victorian dad dies due to complications from flu

    6 September 2017 10:32 AM 73

    A YOUNG, loving father has died suddenly due to complications from the flu as Victoria’s influenza epidemic continues to rage. Ben Ihlow was meant to spend Father’s Day with his 10-month-old son, Andrew, and wife Samantha on Sunday, but died after complaining of “a bug” just six days prior. “Everyone’s in shock because it was sudden. He got sick on the Monday

  • O-negative blood donors offer reprieve from critical shortage, but 2,500 donors still needed

    5 September 2017 4:47 AM 26

    An Australian Red Cross campaign for O-negative blood has resulted in 500 appointments in just 24 hours across Australia. Jennifer Campbell Case from the Australian Red Cross Blood Service said the appeal had seen great success in the past day. "What we're seeing in 3,000 appointments cancelled every week across the country and that obviously puts our blood

  • Sydney hit by hepatitis A outbreak with 12 new cases

    5 September 2017 3:14 AM 29

    A HEPATITIS A outbreak has hit Sydney with 12 cases confirmed in the past five weeks. NSW Health has launched an investigation, saying 10 of the people contracted the disease in Australia. The average is two cases of locally acqured hepatitis A each year. Dr Vicky Sheppeard, Director Communicable Diseases with NSW Health said: “NSW Health is working

  • Politics live: High Court hears challenge to Turnbull government's same-sex marriage postal survey

    4 September 2017 11:29 PM 20

    Mr Gaze had this to say: "There was no arc, there was no leg bend, there was a whole lot going wrong with that particular shot." Mr Turnbull just shook it off: "The funny thing is everyone says about politicians, 'oh they're so scripted, they're so risk averse, they never try and do anything'." "The reality is if you give most people a basketball they're

  • Police in riot gear carry out raids in Kings Cross

    4 September 2017 11:29 PM 20

    Police officers in riot gear have conducted raids at Sydney's Kings Cross. An operation was underway in the Kings Cross and Redfern Local Area Commands on Tuesday morning, a NSW Police spokeswoman said. Police would not release any further details about the operation while it was taking place for safety reasons, the spokeswoman said. One of the raids