Shark attacks surfer near Byron Bay

A man has had a chunk of flesh torn from his left thigh by a shark on the NSW north coast. The 41-year-old man was surfing near Belongil Beach about 6.40am on Sunday when he was bitten on the leg, police said in a statement. His flatmate Dane Davidson told …

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Reds rejects shine in Super Rugby openers

Queensland Reds and Wallabies rejects Quade Cooper, Karmichael Hunt and James Slipper have shown they may contend for Rugby World Cup berths with strong opening round showings for their new Super Rugby teams. While the Reds cooled their heels as the only one of the 15 teams with a bye …

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NSW Labor pledges more local workers

NSW Labor leader Michael Daley has promised more local workers and materials will be used in major state government contracts if elected in the upcoming election. The NSW opposition leader announced on Sunday that Labor will create a new law which will require local jobs and materials to be written …

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Oscars looking to bounce back

This year’s Oscars will be a test for Hollywood’s flagship film awards ceremony, which is seeking to stay relevant amid plunging ratings and controversies that have left it without a host. After record low viewership last year, the 2019 Academy Awards producers hired popular comedian Kevin Hart to host the …

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