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18 January 2018 2:18 AM ABS will make 150 staff redundant before June 2019 in 17 per cent staff cut

The Bureau of Statistics will make 150 staff redundant as it reduces its workforce by 17 per cent over the next two years in the latest in a series of cuts to hit the agency. As it shrinks by at least 400 public servants before June 2019, the agency has admitted it won't find all of its cuts through staff attrition alone and will have to let go of office-based 6

17 January 2018 10:01 PM Nick Kyrgios sets up mouth-watering clash with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Australian Open

Kyrgios also had to contend with a helicopter hovering overhead and the crowd growing restless after the umpire's microphone malfunctioned, but he advanced with a poised and clinical victory. "It's pretty easy to think why me but the guy in the crowd was crazy, I didn't really know what was going on. It was his little claim to fame, let him have it," Kyrgios 5

17 January 2018 6:10 AM Defeated Australian wildcard Olivia Rogowska vows to bounce back

She hit the ball out many times, making unforced errors when points were set up to be won and could not put any pressure on her opponent, who hit with the freedom of youth. Rogowska's face revealed her disappointment as she conceded that at times during the game she was overwhelmed. But it has not taken away her determination to learn from the experience 9

16 January 2018 9:16 AM KIIS FM host Will McMahon misses show after bike accident

KIIS FM's new national drive show host, Will McMahon, was hospitalised as a precautionary measure after being involved in a bicycle accident earlier today. McMahon missed his 4pm radio slot alongside co-host Woody Whitelaw on the Will & Woody show after he was hit by a car while cycling to the Melbourne radio station in Richmond. "I don't really know what happened 9 1

16 January 2018 6:29 AM Cyclist rushed to hospital after being hit by car at busy Brisbane intersection

A cyclist has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition after colliding with a car at a busy Brisbane intersection. Emergency services were called just after 2.30pm on Tuesday to the intersection of Gregory Terrace and Brunswick Street in Bowen Hills. The High Acuity Response Unit along with paramedics first on scene treated the cyclist before 10

16 January 2018 4:10 AM Markets Live: Bellamy's surges in weak ASX

Afterpay Touch shares have hit a record high after the-buy-now-pay later service revealed its underlying annual sales are on track to reach more than $2 billion and a possible move into the US market. In the three months to December 31, underlying quarterly sales hit $551 million, up from $367 million the previous quarter, while sales for the first half of the current 9

15 January 2018 10:01 AM Minnesota Vikings join Canberra Raiders in adopting the viking clap

The Minnesota Vikings have joined Canberra Raiders in adopting the Iceland national soccer team's viking clap after a dramatic NFL playoff win on Monday. Minnesota clinched a last-second victory against the New Orleans Saints and will now meet Tom Brady and New Eangland Patriots for a spot in the Super Bowl. With 10 seconds left, needing at least a field 7

14 January 2018 6:39 AM Buddy Reed blasts Canberra Cavalry to ABL clean sweep over Adelaide Bite

He finished with five hits from his six at bats, driving in four runs, with a strikeout in his very last at bat in the Australian Baseball League his only blemish of the day. Reed's first homer sparked a flurry of them, with the Cavalry hitting four in their first two innings to open up a 6-0 lead. Unlike Saturday night, the Bite never mounted a comeback 3

13 January 2018 4:40 AM Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff says Donald Trump book is 'all factual'

Author Michael Wolff has hit back at claims his book about US President Donald Trump's first year in office stretches the truth, saying it gave the clearest picture of the President's administration. In an interview with ABC Radio, Wolff said his book was "all factual" and people should read it themselves to make up their own minds about it. Not afraid 9

12 January 2018 12:19 PM Australian Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in surprise exhibition game

Melbourne: World No.1 Rafael Nadal has delighted fans at the Australian Open qualifiers with a surprise exhibition match at Melbourne Park. The Spaniard took on Dominic Thiem in the Margaret Court Arena clash on Friday. They were all square after two sets, with Thiem winning a first-set tiebreak before Nadal hit his straps in the second set. The Open's 10