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21 November 2017 1:31 AM Former Racing Victoria chairman David Moodie was denied justice, judge rules

Former Racing Victoria chairman David Moodie was denied natural justice in findings that he inappropriately disclosed information during a cobalt investigation, a judge has ruled. Victorian Supreme Court Justice Kevin Bell found racing integrity commissioner Sal Perna failed to ensure a reasonable apprehension of bias did not arise in his findings against 6

20 November 2017 10:01 AM Off drive: Stuart Broad hit in back by stray golf ball at Brisbane course

Stuart Broad was the pantomime villain of England's forgettable Ashes tour four years ago and his visit to Brisbane this time is not off to a good start. The England fast bowler was hit by a golf ball on Monday during the tourists' day off. The incident won't put his participation in the first Test in any doubt, however. "Stuart Broad was practising 6

18 November 2017 6:07 AM Man killed after motorcycle smash on Perth freeway

A 22-year-old man from Warnbro in Perth's south has died after losing control of his motorcycle on the Mitchell Freeway on Saturday morning. The fatal crash happened around 5:40am while the man was riding a Hyosung motorcycle south on the Mitchell Freeway in West Perth near Hay Street. Police said he was riding close to a 25 year old man on another motorcycle 10

16 November 2017 11:06 AM George Takei congratulates Australia on gay marriage vote, denies sex harassment claims

Star Trek icon George Takei has used his Australian tour to congratulate the country on the outcome of the same-sex marriage survey and once again deny sexually harassing a former model in the early 1980s. The 80-year-old actor, speaking at the Melbourne Town Hall on Thursday evening, labelled the allegations a "fantastical claim". "I was completely 11

16 November 2017 4:00 AM Strong listing: Domain's ASX trading debut beats expectations with $2.2b valuation

The spin-out of digital real estate company Domain from parent Fairfax Media has come in ahead of expectations, adding a combined 9 per cent in value to Fairfax/Domain shareholders. Fairfax shares were trading at $1.06 earlier this week before adjusting for the Domain separation, which saw them fall around 30 per cent. However, each Fairfax shareholder 10

12 November 2017 3:04 AM Cross River Rail and Brisbane Live delivered as one under Labor

Cross River Rail and Brisbane Live will progress as a joint project at Roma Street, with Labor announcing on Sunday the entertainment project would be planned and delivered under the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority in partnership with AEG Ogden’s Harvey Lister. The proposed Brisbane Live includes a 17,000-seat arena, cinemas, restaurants and bars. Deputy 18

10 November 2017 8:48 AM Queensland leaders debate cancelled over schedule

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls will not face off in one of the traditional debates of the election campaign after failing to agree to a date. The Queensland Media Club debate is usually held in the last week of the campaign, however Labor and the LNP wanted it held on different days. "Obviously they're very busy, especially 15

10 November 2017 12:40 AM This Scottish butcher's tribute to Andy Murray's baby cannot be unseen

A Scottish butcher has attracted ire online after creating a "tribute" (read: monstrosity) to tennis star Andy Murray's second child, made entirely of sausage. John Hill, who clearly had the best intentions, posed for a picture with the creepy meat baby for Glasgow's Sun newspaper on Thursday, a day after it was announced Murray and his wife Kim had welcomed 11

10 November 2017 12:40 AM Court gives green light to Ten Network takeover by US media giant CBS

US media giant CBS's $41 million takeover of the Ten Network will proceed, with a court approving the transfer of all shares in the embattled free-to-air network to the American company. Handing down his decision in the NSW Supreme Court on Friday, Justice Ashley Black said there was "no prejudice or unfair prejudice arising" from the transfer of Ten shares 11 1

8 November 2017 6:34 AM Robert Smerdon, Lovani Turnbull Stakes day doping investigation widens

Senior Victorian racing investigators are refusing to be drawn on the breadth and scope of an investigation into the raceday treatment of the Robert Smerdon-trained Lovani. Fairfax Media understand that the inquiry is wide-ranging and involves senior training figures as well as racing administrators related to the Aquanita racing operation. The Caulfield-based 8