Tarrant to return for Roos against Giants

Veteran defender Robbie Tarrant will return against Greater Western Sydney as North Melbourne eye a resurgence in the second half of their AFL season. Tarrant hasn’t played all season after having a small lump removed from his kidney in March but will travel to Tasmania for Sunday’s game at Blundstone …

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Arrow takes aim at beaten Maroons pack

Queensland forward Jai Arrow says their beaten pack must take responsibility for their record State of Origin loss to NSW, with the domino effect allowing the Blues’ backline to run riot in Townsville. The Maroons’ big men were outmuscled in the middle by the Blues, who registered almost 600 more …

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Simmons behind Gobert as best NBA defender

Ben Simmons received 15 first-place votes as the NBA’s defensive player of the year (DPOY) but it was not enough to prevent Rudy Gobert winning the award for the third time. A day after his Philadelphia 76ers teammate Joel Embiid was named runner-up in the MVP race, Simmons placed second …

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Worklink WA put retail training to the fore with new shopfront

Worklink WA will open a permanent retail-training shopfront to help students be job-ready and fill Albany’s worker shortage. Albany businesses have struggled to find staff to fill roles in sales and hospitality since the COVID-19 pandemic reached Australia last year, forcing closures and reduced opening hours. Today, many are still …

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Afghan interpreters to be given protection

Scott Morrison has all but confirmed Afghan interpreters who helped Australian troops will be evacuated and offered protection. But the prime minister has been careful in commenting on how long the process would take, fearful it could put the interpreters at risk of persecution. “We’re working on that right now …

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