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28 August 2018 8:45 AM Winx's tilt at history to showcase racing's spring carnival

The spring schedule for Winx, with Hugh Bowman in the saddle, could also include an October 6 appearance in the Seppelt Wines Turnbull Stakes (2000 metres) at Flemington. There will be 21 group 1 races contested over the next couple of months in Melbourne, while prizemoney and bonuses of more than $84 million will be up for grabs. There will be 132 race meetings 95

23 April 2018 10:48 AM Origin? Me? Honest Jack Bird needs to find himself before a NSW jumper

"Last week I had a pretty ordinary game (against Melbourne). I was pretty down my performance," Bird said before Thursday's clash with South Sydney. "I wasn't happy with my game. I think I let myself down and let the team down. I just need to find my mojo back and start enjoying footy again. Once I start doing that I will start playing better footy 107

20 April 2018 11:41 AM Anna Korovata rises to be Australia's first female rugby club captain

Korovata was surprised when she was announced as the Owls' co-captain alongside first-grade prop Max Bode at a pre-season event earlier this year. It's believed Korovata is the first female player in Australia to be given the club captaincy job of both men's and women's teams. But her rise really shouldn't have been a surprise. Korovata's love of rugby 100

7 February 2018 1:54 AM Melbourne's best sunset happens tonight

On Wednesday evening, at 8.27, astronomers are urging Melburnians to take to the streets. The city will enjoy its most-spectacular sunset of the year, as the sun sets perfectly between the skyscrapers that line our city grid. It’s called Melbhenge, and our inch-perfect alignment mean we’re one of the only cities in the world that experience the phenomenon 161 1

20 January 2018 2:46 AM Melbourne weather: City enjoys relief from searing heat before mercury rises again

The cool change and cloud cover will see maximum temperatures drop to the mid-20s across southern parts of the state on Saturday, some 20 degrees cooler than the north and west of the state. Bureau of Meteorology senior forecaster Michael Efron said Melbourne would hit a top of 26 degrees on Saturday with the chance of showers in the afternoon and possible 80

5 December 2017 3:01 AM ACT Director of Public Prosecutions to get a pay rise after remuneration tribunal ruling

The ACT's top prosecutor will receive a pay rise just short of what the territory's Supreme Court judges take home after a ruling by the remuneration tribunal. ACT Director of Public Prosecution Jon White's base salary will rise by $8653 to $440,843, $167 short of what ACT Supreme Court judges are paid, after his office raised concerns that he had been "financially 139

2 November 2017 9:51 PM Melbourne Cup 2017: Charlie Appleby confirms Qewy won't run, Wall Of Fire guaranteed start

"Hopefully we can consider another race for him in Melbourne this trip, provided he is back on top form." It means connections of Wall Of Fire will be relieved, guaranteeing their spot in the race after travelling all the way from the United Kingdom for the spring carnival. Mick Kent's Abbey Marie rises to No.24 in the order of entry, but faces the prospect 87

1 November 2017 8:44 AM The tough choice Australia has to make about coal

A NEW report has highlighted why Australia needs to change but is this precarious outlook enough to make the country alter its course? The latest United Nation’s Emissions Gap Report 2017 sets out the importance of preventing further investment in coal if global temperatures are to be kept below the target of 2C. Greenhouse gas emissions are already 336

1 November 2017 4:11 AM ‘This is not Disneyland’: Traditional Owners ban Uluru climbs

The Traditional Owners of Uluru have announced today that the culturally significant site will be closed to visitors from October 26, 2019. Today the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Board of Management unanimously voted to close the site to climbers. Chairman and senior Traditional Owner Sammy Wilson said the decision to close the climb came after extensive 187

20 October 2017 2:46 AM Fines for parking in disabled zones in Canberra hit $600

Canberrans caught parking in a disabled zone without a permit face a $600 fine under recent increases to a range of traffic infringement penalties. A raft of the ACT's road transport infringements have been increased, with the penalty for parking in a disabled park without a permit rising from $241 to $600 last month. Fines for most parking and speeding 138 1