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8 July 2018 10:21 AM Warriors emerge from Patty Mills' Shadows

A new group of Warriors have emerged from the Shadows of the concept that sparked Patty Mills' journey from Canberra to NBA stardom. The Winnunga Warriors Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander basketball club held a NAIDOC tournament to promote reconciliation in sport at the Belconnen Basketball Stadium over the weekend. The Winnunga Warriors are hosting 19

18 April 2018 10:35 AM How Ben Simmons is dominating the NBA in quintessentially Aussie style

Cold-calling Mr Gaze, Brown was impressive enough to be given an interview, and was soon installed indeed as Lindsay Gaze’s assistant at the Melbourne Tigers, learning from The Master. Lindsay wanted humility not hubris; hard-work not hot-dogging; knuckling down, not noise. He wanted a team that was just that, filled with players who would work for each other 41

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 40

8 February 2018 3:19 AM Politics Live: Backdown on secrecy laws, citizenship saga gets personal

With your indulgence, I'd just like to draw your attention to a piece we have published today by Aged Care and Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt. Wyatt, the first Aboriginal member of the House of Representatives and first Aboriginal minister, has paid tribute to our friend and colleague Michael Gordon, former political editor of The Age, who died suddenly 320

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 49

31 January 2018 5:04 AM Australians consuming 'far above' healthy levels of salt intake

It's proving difficult for Australians to cut salt from their diets, with Aussie men consuming more than twice the daily recommended intake. And women aren't faring much better, according to a study of more than 16,000 people analysed by The Medical Journal of Australia. Three people were killed when a helicopter crashed into a home in the Southern California 57

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 49

26 January 2018 3:38 AM What Sydneysiders got up to on Australia Day morning

Australia Day got off to a bright and vibrant start as people celebrated in a variety of ways across Sydney. The WugulOra Morning Ceremony at Barangaroo was one of the first events of the day and celebrated the Indigenous history of Australia. The event was attended by hundreds who saw traditional dancers and singers on the land named after Cammeraygal 40

26 January 2018 1:52 AM Australia Day Honours 2018: The full list

Indigenous tennis star Evonne Goolagong-Cawley is among those to receive Australia Day honours this year. Pioneering physicist Michelle Yvonne Simmons is hopeful being named Australian of the Year will help challenge gender expectations and encourage more girls to pursue careers in science. Protesters have started marching through the streets of Redfern 43 1

25 January 2018 5:49 AM 'Some in our culture don't feel included': Thurston backs Australia Day change

Johnathan Thurston believes once Australia is more informed about why the national holiday's date is hurtful to indigenous people, change will happen. The 36-year-old, who is set to retire from rugby league as one of the sport's greats after the upcoming season, also urged governments to make indigenous affairs a priority after an "alarming" failure 41