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11 June 2018 3:01 AM Horn insists he'll bounce back, but Mundine bout not on radar

Jeff Horn has felt worse. That's something at least. The morning after the night before, the former welterweight champion iced the 26 stitches across both eyes before emerging to say he's not done with as an elite fighter. On Saturday night, the former teacher had been given a harsh education by American Terence Crawford, who proved all sorts of points 6

14 March 2018 8:22 AM 'They should be all over the media right now': Seven taken to task for Paralympics coverage

Legendary disabled athlete Louise Sauvage, who won two gold medals and one silver at the 2000 Sydney Paralympics in wheelchair racing, highlighted that Simon Patmore’s snowboarding gold medal was missing from TV screens on Monday. "My main problem is that it on so late at night and they show the day before coverage," Sauvage told Fairfax Media 35

10 February 2018 7:08 PM Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says Canterbury Bulldogs trial will determine Josh Hodgson replacement

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says the Sunshine Coast trial will show who's the leading candidate to fill Josh Hodgson's shoes. Leadership will be a focus of the preceding camp, with Stuart adamant his leaders need to go to the next level for the Green Machine to do so as well. The Raiders fly to the Sunshine Coast on Monday for a pre-season camp ahead 23

9 February 2018 3:52 AM Fire breaks out on Thailand tourist hotspot Phi Phi Island

A huge fire broke out on Phi Phi Island in Thailand, a popular tourist destination on Tuesday night. One witness told Fairfax Media she saw five hotels and hostels up in flames, with the blaze "spreading like wildfire". A huge fire, possibly started by a gas canister explosion, has been ‘spreading like wildfire’ through the tourist island of Phi Phi in Thailand 48

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 22 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 29

6 February 2018 1:59 AM Brisbane school gives more than 100 students detention over shoes

More than 100 Brisbane high school students have been given a detention for wearing the wrong shoes. The Gap State High's new uniform policy has angered parents who say they cannot afford to discard shoes that were acceptable in previous years. "It's kind of uniform policy gone mad," parent Karen Bishop told ABC Radio Brisbane on Tuesday. Ms Bishop said she doesn't 27

5 February 2018 12:06 AM Canberra Liberals leader Alistair Coe reveals reshuffle ahead of Parliament return

The ACT Opposition's new member Candice Burch will take on the portfolios of transport and public sector management, under a reshuffle announced on Monday morning. Canberra Liberals' leader Alistair Coe revealed a shake-up of his team ahead of the return of the ACT parliament on February 13. Deputy leader Nicole Lawder's current portfolio of planning 32

26 January 2018 8:09 AM Cost of tax breaks soars on profits from sale of family homes

Government spending on tax breaks is set to hit a record $170 billion this year, largely as a result of an explosion in the value of concession for the family home. Treasury's Tax Expenditures Statement required under the Charter of Budget Honesty and released quietly after the close of business on Thursday puts the value of the exemption from capital 33 1

21 January 2018 11:32 PM More than 800,000 Queensland children return to school

More than 817,000 Queensland students will return to classrooms for the start of the school year - a week ahead of their interstate counterparts. State schools and most independent schools will begin lessons from Monday with Catholic schools expected to return on Tuesday, January 23. More than 65,000 students will start prep year, 47,000 of them in the public 23