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11 July 2018 2:00 PM Diamonds and Giants star calls time on career

Veteran Giants shooter Susan Pettitt will retire from netball at the end of the season, becoming the third Diamonds player this week to draw the curtain on their international careers. But unlike Queensland's Laura Geitz and Collingwood's Madi Robinson who plan to continue on in Super Netball, Pettitt has also closed the door on a distinguished club career 23

9 July 2018 12:36 PM Giants assistant heads home to take reins at struggling Adelaide

Giants assistant coach Tania Obst will take over the struggling Adelaide Thunderbirds next season, replacing Dan Ryan after he was told last month that his contract would not be renewed beyond 2018. Obst, who has been an assistant to Giants head coach Julie Fitzgerald in the club's first two seasons, has signed a three-year contract and will be tasked 32

30 June 2018 3:18 AM Super Netball bonus points system is not working, says Fitzgerald

Giants coach Julie Fitzgerald has called for an overhaul of the Super Netball bonus point system, feeling too much reward is being given for winning quarters and not enough for the final result. Ahead of Sunday's away clash against the lowly Adelaide Thunderbirds, where the Giants are expected to collect all eight competition points on offer, Fitzgerald 20

27 June 2018 8:11 AM Super weekend of Canberra netball heading for sell-out

"There's only a couple of hundred left, I spoke to Netball NSW and they will release standing room tickets once we sell-out, but there will only be about 100 of those," Bittner said. "It’s certainly one of the biggest weekends we've [hosted] and we’ve been quite fortunate to secure the ANL finals. That hasn’t happened before. "We get pretty good traction 22

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

26 December 2017 3:59 AM Millions raised for Rohingya crisis appeals but much more needed

Bangkok: An international Rohingya crisis appeal has raised $278 million to help deal with one of the world's worst humanitarian emergencies, but that is less than half the amount experts say is needed. United Nations and international aid agencies have appealed for $562 million to assist 1.2 million people, including Rohingya people living in sprawling 62 1

7 November 2017 11:52 PM Protesters hanging four storeys above Julie Bishop's Perth office

A pastor and a mental health practitioner are suspended four storeys above the Subiaco office of Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, on a hanging tent. Pastor Jarrod McKenna and mental health worker Delroy Bergsma are calling on the Australian Government to take immediate action to evacuate around 600 men who remain on Manus Island without supplies 72

2 November 2017 2:32 AM The people who just won’t leave

RUSSELL Crowe is not a happy man. He’s blown up over what he’s calling Australia’s “shame” and a national “disgrace”. The actor tweeted: “Manus. A Nations shame. Lives held in limbo . Lives lived in fear & despair . It’s f***ing disgraceful.” When a Twitter user challenged him, he replied, “Maybe you could put them up somewhere if you’re so ashamed 446

1 November 2017 8:35 AM Manus Island stand-off continues, Greens say asylum seekers stripped of mental health medications

The Greens have hit out at the Australian Government for its "reprehensible conduct" on Manus Island as the stand-off between hundreds of asylum seekers and PNG authorities continues. Yesterday hundreds of asylum seekers refused to leave the detention centre, even after power and water were cut and food supplies dwindled, in a deadlock that human rights 102

1 November 2017 5:31 AM Manus detention centre: Julie Bishop upsets PNG MPs

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop appeared to have upset sections of the Papua New Guinea government by claiming PNG was responsible for accommodating the asylum seekers who have been refusing to leave the shut down Manus Island detention centre. PNG government sources have expressed frustration at the comments which were reported prominently in one of the main PNG newspapers 114