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Motorists face pain despite calm in Iran

Australian motorists have avoided the massive fuel hikes being predicted out of the current US-Iran conflict but there are still warnings that they might have to get used to high petrol prices. There were dramatic jumps in the price of oil following the January 3 US drone strike killing of …

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Minister may face probe over sports grants

The minister at the centre of the government $100 million community sports grant scandal may face a senate inquiry over the matter. Labor, the Greens, One Nation and independent MP Zali Steggall have all backed a senate inquiry into the controversy surrounding Senator Bridget McKenzie. The national auditor found while …

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Vic community rallies against Nazi flag

Residents of a small Victorian town will rally together on Saturday to show that a local couple, who have raised a Nazi flag above their property, don’t represent them. Cheryl Lawdorn and her partner have been flying the flag over their Beulah property in the state’s northwest for several weeks …

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Yellow Wiggle Greg recovering in hospital

Original Wiggles member Greg Page has collapsed and gone into cardiac arrest at a bushfire relief concert in Sydney. The original Yellow Wiggle was taken to hospital after falling to the ground as he left the stage at Castle Hill RSL on Friday night. “As has been reported, our friend …

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Wall St hits new highs after strong week

Wall Street has climbed to record highs on Friday, with major indexes turning in their strongest weekly gains since August, after strong US housing data and signs of resilience in the Chinese economy raised hopes of a rebound in global growth. Market sentiment brightened further this week after the United …

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