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21 November 2017 5:34 AM Mid-strength beer only at new Optus Stadium, unless you're in a corporate box

Corporate box attendees at Optus Stadium will be able to purchase full-strength beer while general public areas will be restricted to mid-strength after a determination by the WA Director of Liquor Licensing. The alcohol restrictions, announced on Tuesday, will follow those already in place at the WACA Ground and Domain Stadium. Under the newly awarded 6

21 November 2017 1:31 AM Man drove car at pedestrians in Canberra shopping precinct overnight

A man who struck and injured a boy when he twice drove his van at two teenagers near Dickson shops had accused them of throwing a stick in his car, court documents allege. Police say Vaughan Doolette, 35, tried to pick a fight with the pair minutes before he swerved the vehicle across two lanes of traffic and ran over the boy's ankle on Monday night 5

20 November 2017 11:00 PM W-League: Canberra United announce final international signing Elise Thorsnes

Canberra United have signed Norwegian forward Elise Thorsnes to fill their final international spot and bolster their bid for W-League glory. Fresh off helping Norwegian club outfit Avaldsnes to a UEFA women's Champions League berth, Thorsnes looms as a huge boost to United's title hopes. Canberra United coach Heather Garriock called on her international 6

20 November 2017 2:01 PM Canberra is home to the smallest apartments in the country, according to CommSec report

When James Lara moved into his 57-square-metre apartment in Greenway, Tuggeranong, he had to make some economical decisions. "When I looked at what I could do with the 55 to 60 square-metre range, I thought: where are you going to put a couch? Where you going to put a dining table?," he said. Though it may seem cosy, Mr Lara is not alone when it comes 6 1

20 November 2017 1:53 AM Karaoke stand, walking sticks up for grabs in Brisbane airport lost property auction

A karaoke stand, walking sticks and a train station sign for Hogwarts are among the range of items for sale in Brisbane Airport’s upcoming lost property online auction. Bidding was set to kick off on Wednesday for more than 200 Brisbane Airport lost property items via auction website Pickles. The range of goods included bags of phones, a coffee machine 5

19 November 2017 11:32 PM Cricket: Technicality cruels ACT Aces Regional Bash finals hopes

A bizarre technicality has denied the ACT Aces a spot in the Regional Bash semi-finals. The Aces won just one game in their short three-year existence and hoped it was all they needed to book a place in the Cricket NSW Regional Bash semi-finals. The Aces breezed through round one and sat on top of the standings in the Sydney Thunder conference's Orange 9

19 November 2017 2:12 AM Thanasi Kokkinakis given 2018 Australian Open wildcard

Injury-plagued Thanasi Kokkinakis is set to play at the Australian Open for the first time in three years after being awarded a wildcard. The 21-year-old has battled serious shoulder and abdominal injuries in recent years and is now hoping for a long-overdue change of luck on the fitness front. Kokkinakis said he was incredibly grateful when Davis Cup captain 8

17 November 2017 7:56 AM Cricket ACT: Mark and Dean Solway hope Canberra Big Bash bid inspires next gen

The Solway name has become a staple in representative team lists in the capital ever since Peter was churning out high scores en route to becoming Canberra first grade's highest ever run-scorer. Dean says a BBL team in Canberra will be a huge boost for the entire region and open the door for the next generation to put their name up in lights. "I remember 8

17 November 2017 6:48 AM Michael Matthews claims Cycling Australia's triple crown at awards night

Tour de France green jersey winner Michael Matthews has capped his stunning season with three major honours at the Cycling Australia awards in Melbourne. Matthews claimed the Sir Hubert 'Oppy' Opperman Medal and Trophy for the Australian cyclist of the year, men's road cyclist of the year and the people's choice award. The triple crown win on Friday 7

17 November 2017 4:27 AM Tour de France star Michael Matthews wins triple crown at Cycling Australia awards

He's already got the green jersey, now Canberra cycling star Michael Matthews has a triple crown to wear as well. The Tour de France multiple stage winner claimed three of the top gongs from the Cycling Australia awards in Melbourne on Friday - the "Oppy", for the Australian cyclist of the year, the men's elite road cyclist of the year and the people's 6