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17 April 2018 7:01 AM Heidelberg get $2 million government boost to refurbish Olympic Park

Australia's champion NPL club Heidelberg United have been given a $2 million boost through a state government grant to refurbish their Olympic Park precinct, the site of the training venue for athletes at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne. The project will deliver new sports fields, lighting and a synthetic pitch – improving facilities for men, women 12

5 April 2018 11:04 PM Sergio hits five balls in water on one hole, blows Masters defence

"I don't know what to tell you," Garcia said. "It's one of those things. It's the first time in my career where I make a 13 without missing a shot. Simple as that. I felt like I hit a lot of good shots and unfortunately the ball just didn't want to stop. "I kept hitting good shots with the sand wedge and unfortunately I don't know why, the ball just wouldn't 23

11 February 2018 1:40 AM Jason Day well in the PGA mix at Pebble Beach

Feeling at home on Pebble Beach’s difficult greens, Jason Day is well placed to end a 25-year drought for Australians at the US PGA Tour’s celebrity pro am event. Making a whopping 140 feet of putts during a windy day three, Day booked another final-round chance to earn his first victory on California’s famed Monterey Peninsula. Day posted a three-under-par 43

9 February 2018 2:32 PM Jim Molan backs down from threat to sue MP after forcing second apology

Newly minted Senator Jim Molan, who has been at the centre of a week-long row over Britain First Facebook posts, has retreated from this threat to hit fellow MP Adam Bandt with a lawsuit, but only after he forced two apologies from the Greens representative. The member for Melbourne said Senator Molan, a retired major general who was chief of operations 39

26 January 2018 8:09 AM 'Invasion day' rally organiser says her comments Australia should 'burn to the ground' should not be taken literally

"Invasion day" rally organiser Tarneen Onus-Williams does not apologise for saying she hoped Australia would ''burn to the ground' but says her words should not be taken literally. Ms Onus-Williams stood on the steps of Victoria's Parliament on Australia Day in front of thousands of people and told the crowd: "F--- Australia, hope it burns to the ground 33

15 December 2017 3:00 AM The Greens' simple way to lift wages: pay public servants more

The Australian Greens want to lift Australia out of its wages slump in the most straightforward way possible. They want to pay public servants more. Greens treasury spokesman Peter Whish-Wilson has asked the Parliamentary Budget Office to lift public service public service wages by 4 per cent per annum. The increase would apply only to non-executive 60 1

13 December 2017 9:09 PM Let them eat kebab: EU okays doner meat

Strasbourg: Doner kebab vendors across Europe have won a victory in the European Parliament when European Union politicians failed to outlaw additives regularly used to preserve taste and moisture. The European Commission had proposed permitting the use of phosphates in frozen kebab meat to reflect current practice. The chemicals are theoretically banned 77

14 November 2017 10:40 PM Same-sex marriage vote: results and live coverage as postal survey verdict announced

Labor senator Penny Wong says the Paterson bill is "an attempt by those who have opposed equality at every step of the way to frustrate it further". Senator Wong says the vote has been "not just about lesbian and gay couples, not just about the LGBTI community - although it is about us - it is about the sort of nation we are. And it will be a very important 81

7 November 2017 11:52 PM Qld Greens propose house vacancy tax

Brisbane homeowners who deliberately leave properties vacant will be taxed to fund affordable housing for the homeless under a Queensland Greens proposal. A five per cent annual tax would raise $800 million over five years to help build one million affordable homes for homeless people. "The vacancy tax will be targeted at a small number of wealthy investors 63

2 November 2017 7:54 AM 'They're not animals': PNG's Somare wants Manus refugees sent to Australia

Papua New Guinea’s former Prime Minister and elder statesman Sir Michael Somare has called for the men remaining on Manus Island to be sent to Australia, as hundreds continue to hold out in the former detention centre for a second day. Sir Michael called Australia’s treatment of refugees “ruthless” and “hypocritical”, saying the agreement was that they be resettled 217