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19 September 2017 12:02 PM Matildas win shows they’re on their way to world best

THEY’RE not quite on top of the world yet, but on this evidence that day may not be very far away. A 3-2 defeat of Brazil in Newcastle on Tuesday night gave the Matildas a second victory over the South Americans in four days, and showed once more the quality and character of Alen Stajcic’s team — and why Sam Kerr is a force to be feared by any team. Scoring 10

19 September 2017 7:37 AM What to do if your same-sex marriage survey form is stolen

A MUM was shocked to find a stash of survey forms in her yard. Online, people are boasting about stealing votes. People have reported finding masses of envelopes containing the forms intended for people to have their say on marriage reform, while others have been boasting about stealing ballots online. A Melbourne mum was yesterday shocked to discover 14

19 September 2017 5:08 AM At least one killed in glider crash near Dalby

THE wife of a senior flying instructor killed in a glider crash west of Toowoomba tragically witnessed the fatal incident, police have confirmed. Gliding instructor, Jeremy Thompson, 62, died when the aircraft he was piloting crashed shortly after taking off from the Darling Downs Soaring Club at Bowenville at about 9.50am this morning. Mr Thompson had been instructing 12

19 September 2017 1:55 AM Anonymous donor helps Samuel Johnson get to The Project

Samuel Johnson’s emotional appearance on The Project last night came just hours after he farewelled his beloved sister Connie, at a funeral service in Canberra. And the Australian actor has since revealed that it was thanks to the good will of an anonymous stranger that he was able to fly to Melbourne in time for the show. Posting a photo of himself 14

19 September 2017 12:19 AM CBS launches new bid to take over embattled Ten Network

TEN Network creditors have voted to accept CBS’s $40 million bid for the embattled broadcaster, rejecting a proposal from Bruce Gordon and Lachlan Murdoch. Now creditors have voted in favour of the CBS offer at a meeting in Sydney just hours after the US media giant raised the amount it said it would give unsecured creditors from its initial proposal 14

18 September 2017 11:39 PM ‘It’s not okay to be homophobic’: Canberra contractor sacked for ‘vote no’ Facebook post

BUSINESS owner Madlin Sims noticed her staff member was against same-sex marriage. She reacted by firing them. Madlin Sims, who runs a party entertainment company in Canberra, said she was taking a stand on the issue, likening it to employing a staff member who posted racist material online. The sacked contractor was a woman who took photos of events 16

18 September 2017 9:49 AM Dubai Four: Fadi, Michael Ibrahim spent time at military base before returning to Australia for court date

THE Ibrahim brothers spent a number of nights at a military base before being flown from Dubai to Australia on a military aircraft in a top secret extradition over the weekend, the Daily Telegraph can reveal. All four were charged on Sunday night in connection to an alleged international crime syndicate and their cases were mentioned before Central Local 19

18 September 2017 8:28 AM Son charged with murder after death of Lanell Latta in Avalon home

A 25-year-old man has been charged with murder after his mother's body was found in their home in the leafy suburb of Avalon, on Sydney's northern beaches. Officers discovered the body of Lanell Latta, 50, at the home on Marine Parade in Avalon about 10.45am today, after being called to reports of an injured woman. Her son, 25-year-old Joel Woszatka 23

18 September 2017 4:16 AM Michaelia Cash: Labor demands Minister face inquiry for possible breach of ministerial standards

Federal Labor is demanding an independent inquiry into whether Employment Minister Michaelia Cash breached ministerial standards and tried to keep allegations against the former head of the construction watchdog quiet from Cabinet. Nigel Hadgkiss resigned as commissioner of the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) last week, after admitting 15

18 September 2017 3:00 AM Backlash after ‘Vote No’ skywriting appears above Sydney

THE company that wrote ‘Vote No’ in the sky above Sydney has faced a flood of abuse after their contact details were circulated. The words “vote no” appeared four times over the city on Sunday morning, a day after the Coalition for Marriage launched its campaign against same-sex marriage. A grassroots campaigner against same-sex marriage crowd-funded 20