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11 August 2018 2:49 AM Racing NSW announces $1 million drought relief package for industry

Racing NSW has announced a $1 million package to help thoroughbred participants under financial stress because of the drought gripping the state. Chief executive Peter V’landys said Racing NSW had already distributed emergency funding to several people in the industry, including paying one mortgage for four months. “We have had people coming to us and asking 34

6 June 2018 7:38 AM James Sutherland: A career timeline

November 2014: Sutherland holds the fort following the tragic death of Phillip Hughes, struck by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match. August 2017: After a spiteful 12 month process, CA signs its new memorandum of understanding with players, which includes major benefits for female cricketers. March 2018: Captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner 39

6 June 2018 2:32 AM Cricket Australia CEO Sutherland announces resignation

Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland has stepped down from his position, continuing the period of uncertainty over the game in this country. Sutherland, who has been at the helm since 2001, made the announcement on Wednesday that he would serve out his notice period of 12 months to give the organisation time to find a suitable replacement for the long-serving 32

16 February 2018 1:34 AM W-League: Canberra United co-captain Ash Sykes announces retirement

Sykes says "almost everyone" tried to talk her out of retirement, believing she had plenty of years left in her, but she was adamant her time had come. "I guess it is kind of young for retirement but I just decided it was time," Sykes said. "It's a big commitment to play at a high level and I've really, really enjoyed my time playing at this level. I'm probably 42

15 January 2018 1:45 AM Vocus Group announces restructure

Vocus Group has divided the enterprise and wholesale divisions of its Australian business into separate operating segments, in a bid to restore shareholder value. Australia's fourth-largest telco says its structure will now comprise four reportable segments: Enterprise and Government; Wholesale and International; Consumer; and New Zealand, allowing senior 69

11 January 2018 10:26 PM Malaysia approves new search for MH370

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's government says it has approved a new attempt by a private company to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, nearly four years after its disappearance sparked one of aviation's biggest mysteries. The Houston, Texas-based company Ocean Infinity dispatched a search vessel this past week to look in the southern Indian 127

28 November 2017 11:17 AM A-League announces special Star Wars-themed round

"We look forward to celebrating the hero's journey through best-practice activations, content and experiences for families and fans alike," Kylie Watson-Wheeler, managing director of the Walt Disney Company, Australia and New Zealand said. A limited edition BB-8 supporter football has been produced and is available for fans to purchase, in honour of the droid 75

30 October 2017 4:35 AM Hit 92.9 announces new breakfast show line-up

Hit 92.9 has announced its new breakfast show line-up to replace outgoing presenters Will McMahon and Woody Whitelaw. Heidi Anderson will be joined by former West Coast Eagle Xavier Ellis and radio presenter Ryan Jon. Ellis had been making unofficial appearances on the Heidi, Will and Woody breakfast show since earlier in the year while Jon, a Bunbury 64

20 October 2017 3:31 AM Malaysia has entered into a ‘no find, no fee’ arrangement with Ocean Infinity to find MH370

THE world’s greatest aviation mystery has taken a new turn with the search for MH370 to begin again and Australia will play a key role. Australia’s Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester acknowledged the agreement between the Malaysian government and the US- based seabed exploration company. “The Malaysian Government has accepted an offer 133

18 October 2017 5:40 PM Samsung announces Bixby 2.0, giant cloud of Things

Samsung will combine all its divergent Internet of Things services into the one, cloud-based service that will let users control all their devices using Samsung's voice-activated artificial intelligence assistant, Bixby. At the annual Samsung Developer Conference here in San Francisco, the world's largest consumer electronics company said its three existing 106