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16 February 2018 6:00 AM ACT Junior Rugby Union welcomes Rugby Australia's weight for age rules

Sullivan said the response to the trial was positive and was keen to see the Rugby Australia guidelines as the juniors edge closer to the start of their season in May. "The trial was quite revealing, there wasn't as many children on the higher or lower end of the spectrum who were too big or too small," Sullivan said. "It did allow for a couple of boys to go up and a couple 13

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Two children injured in crash at Athlone

A young girl is fighting for life after a two-car collision about 110 kilometres south-east of Melbourne on Saturday. Five people were injured after two cars crashed on the Drouin-Korumburra Road, Athlone, just before 1.30pm. A primary school-aged girl was flown to the Royal Children's Hospital, where she remained in a critical condition on Saturday 13

9 February 2018 9:25 AM Child recovering from meningococcal in WA hospital

A young child is recovering in a West Australian hospital after being diagnosed with the potentially deadly W strain of meningococcal. There were five cases of meningococcal disease diagnosed in WA this year, after six people died and 46 people were diagnosed last year, well above the long-term average. In the past two years, children aged under five comprised 5

9 February 2018 9:25 AM Court awards Edward Cameron $1.75m from estate of father he never met John Hemmes

Edward Cameron, the 27-year-old son of the late Sydney business identity John Hemmes stemming from a secret six-year affair, has been awarded $1.75 million from the estate of the father he never met. The Hemmes family runs Merivale, which owns high-profile entertainment venues such as The Establishment, Ivy and Coogee Pavilion. Mr Cameron never met his father 6

9 February 2018 3:51 AM 'Clutching at straws': Family's desperate plea over missing Esperance man

Esperance police and family of missing Castletown man Colin Johnson have called on the public for any information that may assist in their search, with no sign of him since February 5. Still images of CCTV footage have emerged of the 47-year-old at the BP Service Station on the corner of Goldfields Road and Reynolds Street in Castletown, where he was last seen at 9am on Monday 9

8 February 2018 10:00 AM Australian captain Alicia Molik presented Fed Cup commitment award ahead of tie

"Since Alicia retired she has been completely invested in women's tennis in Australia and obviously has a really important role in mentoring up and coming players," Pratt said. "We played together and it's really special to work alongside her because playing for Australia meant everything to Alicia. "She always made herself available and I know one of the most special 2

8 February 2018 8:40 AM Order! Outrage over Simmons' All-Star omission reaches parliament

The outrage over Ben Simmons’ omission from the NBA All-Star game has even reached the Australian parliament. In a speech with a strong background message about Australia’s proud record on multiculturalism, Victorian MP Tim Watts leapt to his feet and reeled off the stats about Simmons’ rookie NBA season. "I rise today to express my outrage at the exclusion 8

8 February 2018 12:25 AM Cairns man dies from diphtheria

A Queensland man has died from the rare but highly contagious disease diphtheria. He had not been vaccinated for the disease and had not recently travelled overseas. Diphtheria is a serious communicable bacterial disease that causes severe inflammation of the nose, throat and the windpipe. In January, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital Services director 12

7 February 2018 1:54 AM Primary school principal wants parents to let their kids off the leash

Primary school principal Tim Berryman knew he'd succeeded when two of his students walked to the bakery by themselves. The siblings, aged six and eight, left home early one morning and returned with a loaf of bread. This show of independence came a day after the Fitzroy Community School principal delivered a speech urging parents to be brave and give their 6 1

6 February 2018 7:11 AM Social media war erupts after shoe crackdown at inner-Brisbane high school

A fierce online battle has erupted between staff, students and parents of The Gap State High School after a crackdown on students' shoes. More than 100 students queued at the school office to collect uniform passes and about 10 students were sent to detention on Monday after breaching the uniform policy, according to the Queensland Teachers Union 11