The result and replay for the 2022 Tattersall‘s Tiara

The winter carnival started on a sour note for trainer Rob Heathcote but ended on a high when Startantes took out the Group 1 Tatt’s Tiara. Startantes is one of the smallest horses Rob Heathcote has trained, but she burst through one of the biggest gaps you will see to deliver an emotional Group 1 … Read more

Fremantle slump to fourth loss as Carlton power past Dockers in 31-point win

Carlton have belied their decimated defense to charge past Fremantle by 31 points and remain firmly in the hunt for the AFL top four. The Blues were without a plethora of first-choice defenders and reduced to using Lewis Young and youngster Brodie Kemp in key posts. But that mattered little as, led by Sam Walsh’s … Read more

Songs My Mother Taught Me

How to describe Tina Arena’s stage presence? The Cabaret Festival artistic director is not always on stage for this two-hour celebration of music’s role in the personal histories of some of Australia’s most distinctive performers. But her spirit her is here: she she’s authoritative, in the way that she a serious performer should be; but … Read more

Suwalki Gap: NATO concern Russia may take strategic land in Poland and Lithuania

With all eyes on Ukraine, there’s a new potential flashpoint in Europe – a tiny strip of land and a nightmare for NATO that could lead to global war. It’s an idyllic, narrow stretch of land – just 80km wide – made up of gentle, undulating hills, flowing rivers and lush forests in the heart … Read more

Man armed with a knife robs Hamilton Hill deli in latest terrifying robbery to plague Perth suburbs

Terrified staff ran for their lives after a thug brandishing a knife stormed a deli in the city’s south. Staff at the Hamilton Hill deli became the latest in a string of victims targeted in terrifying robberies across Perth in recent weeks. The employees fled the Simms Road store about 9.20am on Thursday, when the … Read more

Macron’s tense, last-gasp Putin call on eve of Ukraine invasion

The final call between the presidents of France and Russia came just four days before Putin issued the order for Moscow to invade Ukraine “Vladimir, firstly one thing!” says President Emmanuel Macron as he seeks to make a point to his Russian counterpart. “Listen Emmanuel,” interjects the Russian leader. One of the final calls between … Read more

Approval for Scott Carver-designed $400M Build to Rent project in South Melbourne

Leading Australian architecture and design firm Scott Carver has received secondary consent on the design proposal for the new Build to Rent (BTR) development in South Melbourne’s Fishermans Bend precinct. Fishermans Bend is Australia’s largest urban renewal project, spanning 480ha with five precincts across the two municipalities of the City of Melbourne and City of … Read more

Ecuador’s leader warns of coup over Indigenous protests

Violent clashes between Indigenous protesters and police broke out for a second straight day in Ecuador’s capital on Friday, as the country’s president accused demonstrators of attempting a coup. Nearly two weeks into protests that have left six people dead and dozens injured, thousands of demonstrators angry at rising fuel threw rocks and Molotov prices … Read more