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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 26

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 52 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 61

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 368

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 95

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 105

1 November 2017 12:52 AM Bloodbath in downtown New York City after driver mows down pedestrians and cyclists

THE ‘lone wolf terrorist’ who mowed down cyclists and pedestrians before smashing into a school bus, killing eight and injuring a dozen more, left a note pledging allegiance to IS. At least eight people are dead after Sayfullo Saipov, 29, drove the wrong way at high speed down a bike path in Battery Park City near the World Trade Centre site at 3.15pm local 277

31 October 2017 7:44 AM Remaining Manus Island refugees fear attacks

Refugees refusing to leave the Manus Island detention centre were bracing for a restless night and fearing attack as the deadline for closure passed. More than 600 refugees and asylum seekers remain inside the centre at the Lombrum Navy Base in Papua New Guinea out of fear for their safety outside. The group made an eleventh-hour bid in the PNG Supreme 104

30 October 2017 3:43 AM Poll pressure not surprising: Bishop

Barnaby Joyce has reasserted the Nationals' critical role in the coalition government, as acting prime minister Julie Bishop admitted events of recent weeks had been damaging. Mr Joyce would ordinarily be acting PM with Malcolm Turnbull travelling to Israel for leader-level talks and the centenary of the Battle of Beersheba. Instead he's unemployed and fighting 69

30 October 2017 2:22 AM WA may be answer to east's gas challenge

The Turnbull government is in the initial stages of a study into whether a gas pipeline from Western Australia to the east coast is viable. The findings will inform a full feasibility study to construct a natural gas pipeline to provide additional supplies and increase competition in the east coast gas market. Acting Prime Minister Julie Bishop says her home state 60