China to charge Chinese-Australian writer

Chinese authorities are believed to have charged a Chinese-Australian writer detained in China over national security. Yang Hengjun, a 53-year-old Chinese-born fiction writer, former diplomat and pro-democracy campaigner, has been held in Guangzhou since January after flying into the country from the United States. Dr Yang, who used to work …

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Wallabies name mixed bag for Springboks

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is backing his team to prove the doubters wrong in their opening Rugby Championship Test against South Africa and feels they have the right mix to cause an Ellis Park upset. The Wallabies covered all bases in their line-up to take on the Springboks in Saturday’s …

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Families gather to celebrate our original cultures

The Port Hedland community united to celebrate NAIDOC week with a wide range of events involving everyone from police to schoolchildren to help celebrate the theme of voice, treaty and truth. Camera IconRonald Francis, Terry Biljbu and Christopher Toby.Picture: Alexander Scott The week began with an evening of fun, music …

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England Lions vs Australian XI – Highlights & Stats

Sam Curran hit his second half-century of the match as England Lions secured a draw in their four-day encounter with Australia A at Canterbury. Curran, who was named in the senior squad for next week’s Test against Ireland earlier in the day, finished unbeaten on 56 when the captains shook …

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Australia’s road to the 2022 World Cup revealed

Australia have drawn Nepal, Jordan, Taiwan and Kuwait in the second stage of Asian qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The Socceroos are gunning for a fifth-straight World Cup appearance and head one of five groups made up of 40 teams in the Asian confederation. The groups will …

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