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16 January 2018 5:54 AM Anthony Mundine confident he will beat Tommy Browne

Going into his sell-out fight at The Star against Browne on Wednesday night, the 42-year-old is looking for his first win since November 2014 and said his ring craft will be the difference. "He's going to come with a lot of passion, throwing a lot of punches, but once my skills start to come into play then I'll start to work him out and put it on him," said Mundine 7

14 January 2018 6:05 AM Victoria aims to double trade with India over next decade

A strategy to double exports to India in the next decade has been revealed by Victorian premier Daniel Andrews as he heads off on his first official visit to the country. The new strategy aims to double the value of goods exports including food and manufacturing items to India from an annual average of $500 million to $1 billion. The premier also wants 7

11 January 2018 6:55 AM Australian teen Destanee Aiava feeling tennis blues

Australian teenager Destanee Aiava has been left close to tears after a straight-sets rout by former world No.5 Eugenie Bouchard in their Kooyong Classic match, saying she needs a break from tennis. The 17-year-old had no answer to Bouchard, who posted a 6-2, 6-0 victory on Thursday in their Australian Open warm-up in Melbourne. Aiava has had a big month 13

11 January 2018 12:58 AM ACT Brumbies recruit Matt Lucas comes from one of Australia's best rugby families

Tom has captained the Australian sevens side and was only denied an Olympic berth after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament last year. He has since recovered and is preparing for the Commonwealth Games in April. Ben won a Super Rugby title with the Queensland Reds before joining Montpellier and now plies his trade in Japan, while Isaac is on the books 9

5 January 2018 9:30 AM Tesla of the skies: Electric plane could make a trip to Rottnest buzz

Passengers could soon be flying to Rottnest Island in a lithium battery-powered electric plane if the idea takes off. Based at Jandakot airport, Electro Aero is training pilots in a two-seat 'Alpha Electro' that it also eventually wants to fly to Rottnest as a commercial service as a cheaper alternative to the ferries. "This aircraft is revolutionary 16

3 January 2018 2:01 AM Donald Trump to Kim Jong-un: my nuclear button 'is bigger'

Washington: US President Donald Trump, responding to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un saying he had a nuclear button on his desk, said in a tweet on Tuesday that his nuclear button "is a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!" In a televised speech on Monday, Kim said "the entire United States is within range of our nuclear weapons 24

1 January 2018 7:17 AM Chinese paper warns Australia on 'interference' in South China Sea

Bangkok: A Chinese Communist Party-owned newspaper has published an article warning that Australia's "interference" in the flashpoint waters of the South China Sea may prompt China to "adopt strong countermeasures which will seriously impact Australian economic development". Zhang Ye, a researcher at the Chinese Naval Research Institute in Beijing, wrote 30

29 December 2017 6:34 AM Israel wants to build 'Trump station' near Western Wall

Jerusalem: Israel wants to name a train station after Donald Trump to thank him for recognising Jerusalem as its capital, but the site of the planned building could be as divisive as the US president's declaration. Transport Minister Israel Katz said on Wednesday he had chosen a proposed subway stop near the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City - right 31

18 December 2017 6:51 AM MYEFO: More money, but nowhere near enough to fund tax cuts

Scott Morrison wants you believe the budget's strong enough to fund tax cuts. The aim is to "deliver sustainable budget surpluses, building to at least 1 per cent of GDP, as soon as possible, consistent with the medium-term fiscal strategy". That's a surplus of 1 per cent of gross domestic product, as soon as possible, consistent with quality spending 50 1

15 December 2017 5:46 AM Simon Lethlean deserves a second chance, say Saints

St Kilda CEO Matt Finnis says the Saints are totally comfortable hiring axed AFL football operations boss Simon Lethlean because he had taken enough ownership of his misdemeanours to convince the club that he deserved a second chance. Lethlean will become the Saints' general manager of football following a restructure sparked by former chief operating 58