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  • 1 hour Rapper J Cole Joins George Floyd Protest in Fayetteville Adelaidenow
    Rapper J Cole stood alongside protesters rallying against police brutality in his hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina, on May 30, following the death of George Floyd. This video shows Cole standing in the crowd of protesters and engaging in a conversation with another man. The video also shows protesters standing on the terrace of the Fayetteville Market House while chanting “Hands up, don’t shoot.” Police told local media that protesters also started a fire at Fayetteville’s historic Market House, a National Landmark built in 1832. Local media reported that Cole did not address the crowd, but marched alongside demonstrators and ... more
  • 1 hour Pubs and restaurants reopen in Victoria as government extends State of Emergency Adelaidenow
    Considerable COVID-19 lockdown restrictions will ease in NSW and Victoria on Monday, but the Victorian government has moved to extend its ‘State of Emergency’ for a further three weeks. Victoria will now allow its citizens to host up to twenty people in their homes, will reopen restaurants, cafes, and dining areas of pubs to 20 people, while also reopening museaums, gallaries, libraries and zoos. Victorian Children will also return to school full time after more than a month out of classrooms. While in NSW, 50 patrons are allowed in restaurants, pubs, and cafes, while clubs will be allowed to host ... more
  • 1 hour The virtual gig guide you need right now Adelaidenow
  • 1 hour Years roll by, but rock legend Seymour looks to future Adelaidenow
    Mark Seymour’s 10th album Slow Dawn marks a milestone – he’s now released more solo records than albums former band Hunters & Collectors made. ... more
  • 1 hour Thousands protest in London over death of George Floyd Adelaidenow
    Thousands of Londoners march in solidarity with the ongoing US protests over the death of unarmed African American George Floyd. Demonstrators in the city could be heard chanting “black lives matter” and “say my name George Floyd” in the central London squares. Image: AP ... more
  • 1 hour Iconic Darwin restaurant Pee Wee’s ready to reopen Adelaidenow
    ICONIC Territory restaurant Pee Wee’s at the Point is finally reopening this week amid economic uncertainty. ... more
  • 1 hour 1979: 5m salty Sweetheart caught after stalking fishos Adelaidenow
    THE NT News and NT Government are celebrating 42 years of self governance with some of our most memorable milestones. In 1979 … ... more
  • 1 hour Apprenticeships returning to job market Adelaidenow
    APPRENTICESHIP vacancies have increased by almost 50 per cent in the past month, in a sign that business confidence is returning in Australia. ... more
  • 1 hour Thousands to return to work with lifting of stage 3 restrictions Adelaidenow
    THOUSANDS of Territorians are expected to head back to work this week with the easing of stage 3 COVID-19 restrictions in the NT. ... more
  • 1 hour Tough on crime election platform ‘blatantly stupid’: Lawyers Adelaidenow
    THE Territory Opposition has been unable to produce any evidence that its tough-on-crime election platform will actually reduce offending, with the policy slammed by lawyers as “blatantly stupid”. ... more
  • 4 hours Daw’s season over again? Adelaidenow |AFL
    AFL: Majak Daw's pectoral injury has been described as a big blow to North Melbourne's 2020 campaign by AFL 360 co-host Mark Robinson. ... more
  • 4 hours Cruel blow for AFL comeback fairytale Adelaidenow |AFL
    The fairytale comeback of Majak Daw has again been put on hold with the North Melbourne defender suffering a potentially season-ending injury. ... more
  • 4 hours Grand Final decision could be months away Adelaidenow |AFL
    The AFL could delay a decision on a starting time for the Grand Final for up to eight weeks as it considers the prospect of a bye which would push the decider beyond October 24. ... more
  • 4 hours Fantasia likely to miss Bombers’ restart Adelaidenow |AFL
    The AFL’s Round 2 clash between Essendon and Sydney has likely lost another drawcard with Orazio Fantasia pulling up sore with a quad injury on Saturday. ... more
  • 4 hours Stephenson to push case for Pies recall Adelaidenow |AFL
    Collingwood speedster Jaidyn Stephenson will ramp up his case for a Round 2 recall when the Pies launch into another full-scale match simulation session this week. ... more
  • 4 hours The change Bennett must make Adelaidenow |Sport
    NRL: Michael Ennis discusses South Sydney's issues and the one change coach Wayne Bennett has to make to fix it. ... more
  • 4 hours Ennis sprays Bulldogs halves Adelaidenow |Sport
    NRL: Former Bulldogs hooker Michael Ennis tees off on the club's current halves, and why coach Dean Pay can't fix the problem. ... more
  • 4 hours Matty’s big hopes for Hoy Adelaidenow |Sport
    NRL: Matty Johns speaks about young Knights star Tex Hoy, saying he would pick him at five-eighth next week despite Kalyn Pona coming back for Newcastle. ... more
  • 4 hours Proud buzzing for start date Adelaidenow |Sport
    Netball: NSW Swifts skipper Maddy Proud is keen to get the Super Netball season underway in August. ... more
  • 4 hours Victory star set for the door Adelaidenow |Sport
    A-League: Melbourne Victory striker Ola Toivonen may have played his last game for the club amid reports of a return to Europe. ... more
  • 4 hours On the Punt: Best bets for Pakenham Synthetic Adelaidenow |Sport
  • 4 hours NRL’s cardboard fans take dark turn Adelaidenow |Sport
    Round three of the NRL has been run and done with rave reviews from fans. ... more
  • 4 hours The boys face their fears Adelaidenow |Sport
    Other: Hindy and Sam tested their fear of heights by jumping off different levels with Sam jumping from 14 metres. Meanwhile Matty is suited up and lit on fire. ... more
  • 4 hours Daw’s season over again? Adelaidenow |Sport
    AFL: Majak Daw's pectoral injury has been described as a big blow to North Melbourne's 2020 campaign by AFL 360 co-host Mark Robinson. ... more
  • 4 hours Early rush on super exceeds expectations Adelaidenow |Biz
    The number of cash-strapped Australians rushing to access their super early under the Federal Government’s scheme is likely to climb well above the expected 2.2 million applicants. ... more
  • 4 hours Why Tim Robards is looking fitter than ever Adelaidenow |Ent
    To go, or not to go? That’s the question the estimated 40 per cent of adult Australians who frequent gyms will be asking themselves as fitness centres prepare to reopen their doors. ... more
  • 4 hours Operation Buffalo – Trailer Adelaidenow |Ent
    Absurdities run amok in the desert in this fictionalisation of Australia's secretive nuclear tests in Operation Buffalo. ... more
  • 4 hours Excellent TV show reveals ‘really bad’ history Adelaidenow |Ent
    Before even a single frame of Operation Buffalo is splashed across the screen, the title card warns the series is a piece of historical fiction but that a lot of the “really bad history actually happened”. ... more
  • 4 hours Star booted over ‘unpleasant’ dessert Adelaidenow |Ent
    “Sweet Queen” Jess Liemantara made her shocking exit from the MasterChef: All Stars kitchen on Sunday night, despite impressing the judges with a daring chocolate, licorice ice-cream. ... more
  • 4 hours Londoners Enjoy Warm Weather Ahead of Easing of Lockdown Restrictions Adelaidenow
    Londoners were seen enjoying the warm weather on May 30 just days before the government planned to ease some lockdown measures in England. On May 28, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that from June 1, people in England would be allowed to meet in groups of six people in outdoor spaces, provided they remained two metres apart. On May 31, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan urged people to “stay at home as much as possible.” He added: “Lockdown has not been lifted. The virus is still out there. I know it’s tough, but please keep following the rules, despite ... more
  • 4 hours Cold burst signals start of winter for southeast Adelaidenow
    QUEENSLANDERS are being warned to brace for another cold burst set to hit the state this week, as winter sends the mercury plummeting. ... more
  • 4 hours Prime Minister Scott Morrison ‘learning fast from Trump and Boris’ Adelaidenow
    Former Labor Minister Stephen Conroy says Prime Minister Scott Morrison just engages in “true Trumpian mimicry” by relying on slogans without “policy substance”. On Friday the prime minister announced the end of COAG with the National Cabinet to replace the inter-governmental forum with one focus; job creation which he dubbed ‘JobMaker’. “During this crisis the prime minister has produced prop after prop holding them in front of cameras,” Mr Conroy said. “Now the prime minister intends to use the premiers of each state as a human prop once a month at meetings of the so-called National Cabinet”. “The PM is ... more
  • 4 hours University Vice Chancellors are ‘migration agents dressed in academic gowns’ Adelaidenow
    Psychiatrist Dr Tanveer Ahmed says the coronavirus crisis has exposed a truth many have already know which is “the universities’ primary function now has become a conduit for migration to Australia”. He suggested the government enact “a levy or a flat tax” on the universities so as to ensure the wider community can benefit from the cash cow which is the international student market. “Let’s not pretend that the extraordinary riches tertiary education has enjoyed over the past decade is to do with their amazing education products,” he said. “It’s got much more to do with the government legislation stamping ... more
  • 4 hours US riots reach shocking new levels of violence Adelaidenow
    Curfews were imposed on major US cities as clashes over police brutality erupted across America with demonstrators ignoring warnings from President Donald Trump that his government would stop the violent protests “cold.” Minneapolis, the epicentre of the unrest, was gripped by a fifth consecutive night of violence on Saturday with police in riot gear firing tear gas and stun grenades at protesters venting fury at the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, during an arrest in the city on Monday. ... more
  • 4 hours Angry protests spread across the world Adelaidenow
    The untimely death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis law enforcement officers has prompted global protests in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. ... more
  • 4 hours Australia is not china with mega cities so it is not ‘suited to a high speed rail’ system Adelaidenow
    Broadcaster Michael McLaren says the advocates of an eastern seaboard bullet train project would need to “convince voters that Australia’s population needs to double if their $100 billion vision is to be even marginally justifiable”. “Hopefully this week marked the end of one of the longest running infrastructure debates in this country and that is the high-speed rail pipedream,” said Mr McLaren. A report by the Grattan Insitute pointed to some clear flaws in the idea of a high-speed railway servicing Australia’s eastern cities, especially given that of all similar projects around the world, only two are profitable while the ... more
  • 4 hours SA takes huge chunk of $2bn space cash, but more is out there Adelaidenow
    Australia’s fledgling space sector has gained a whopping $2 billion of investment, with almost a third going to SA. ... more
  • 4 hours War crime notices sent to ADF soldiers looks to be end of a ‘very long process’ Adelaidenow
    Liberal Senator Jim Molan says after a “very very long process” the Inspector General of the Australian Defence Force looks to be “in a position to make a recommendation” on alleged ‘war crimes’ of Australian soldiers. After a four-year long process, it is believed some Australian soldiers who served in Afghanistan have been sent war crime notices from the Inspector General of the Australian Defence Force. The notices will relate to 52 incidents in relation to conduct by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan. The soldiers will be notified the inspector general will make adverse findings against them, which include breaches of ... more
  • 4 hours UK Activists Rally in London in Support of George Floyd Protesters Adelaidenow
    Hundreds of people gathered at London’s Trafalgar Square on May 31 chanting “Stop killing us” and “I can’t breath” in support of protests in the US triggered by the police-involved death of George Floyd in Minnesota days earlier. Floyd died after a police officer knelt on his neck during an arrest on May 25. The phrase “I can’t breath” has become a rallying cry for protesters after video circulated on social media showing Floyd pleading with the officer as he was held down. The protesters in London defied the coronavirus lockdown restrictions in place in the UK to attend the ... more
  • 7 hours UTAS conducts smoking survey Adelaidenow
    THE views of young Tasmanians on smoking are being sought as part of a new University of Tasmania project. ... more
  • 7 hours Universities, business and govt ‘must align’ to boost AI sector Adelaidenow
    While Australia has made impressive strides over the past few years, we still have a “way to go” in terms of investing in artificial intelligence, according to Associate Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at UTS Professor Michael Blumenstein. Australia lags well behind China, US, Germany, Japan and Canada when it comes to funding focused AI programs and activities. Professor Blumenstein told Sky News there needs to be a holistic response to We have to look at all these things, not just investment from government, but from the industry sector, we’ve got to grow the large industry players who can ... more
  • 7 hours US national leadership has ‘stoked the inner red neck’ of the American people Adelaidenow
    The Australian Financial Review’s Aaron Patrick says the “national leadership” in the United States has not helped and need to “share some of the blame” for the riots occurring across the country in response to the death of George Floyd. Mr Floyd was an unarmed black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for more than eight minutes as he told them "I can't breathe". At least two others have now died in the nationwide protests that have sparked looting, building fires and dozens of arrests. Mr Patrick said the national leadership including President Donald ... more
  • 7 hours Tasmania close to all clear with no new virus cases Adelaidenow
    TASMANIA is moving closer to being free of active coronavirus with no new cases reported. ... more
  • 7 hours Big unit proposal stirs Bay residents Adelaidenow
    SANDY Bay residents are concerned about the impact a proposed residential subdivision may have on the character of the up-market area. ... more
  • 7 hours Australia can be a ‘world leader in AI’ Adelaidenow
    Australia can be a world leader when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in the health care and financial services sectors, according to managing partner at One Ventyres Dr Michelle Deaker. According to Genpact’s third annual AI360 report, 38% of Australian senior executives claim their organisations have invested $10 million or more in AI Ms Deaker told Sky News Australia has “punched above its weight” when it comes to the application of AI, especially when it comes to health. “So, the application of AI in healthcare, there is a lot of opportunity there,” she said. “Obviously financial ... more
  • 7 hours VIDEO: Flames engulf Townsville home Adelaidenow
    FIRE crews have fought for more than half-an-hour to bring a house fire under control in Townsville suburb Hermit Park. ... more
  • 7 hours ‘Unfair’ The Gov received $300k lifeline from taxpayers Adelaidenow
    The owner of an inner-city music venue has accused the State Government of “absolute favouritism” after handing The Gov a $300,000 lifeline. ... more
  • 7 hours House fire in Hermit Park Adelaidenow
    A unit block on Norris Street in Hermit Park was engulfed by flames on Sunday night. ... more
  • 8 hours Monday Buzz: Coach only part of dismal Dragons’ problems Adelaidenow |Sport
    It’s easy to sit back and blame coach Paul McGregor for the debacle that is St George Illawarra and sign the online petition calling for his sacking that ­appeared on social media yesterday. ... more
  • 8 hours Golden point pandemonium! Adelaidenow |Sport
    NRL: Chaos ensued at Campbelltown Stadium when the Newcastle Knights took on the Penrith Panthers on a sunny Sunday afternoon. ... more
  • 8 hours Panthers press conference Adelaidenow |Sport
    NRL: Penrith Panthers coach Ivan Cleary talks after his side faced the Newcastle Knights at Campbelltown Stadium in round three. ... more
  • 8 hours Knights press conference Adelaidenow |Sport
    NRL: Newcastle Knights coach Adam O'Brien talks to the media after facing the Penrith Panthers on Sunday at Campbelltown Stadium. ... more
  • 8 hours Monday Buzz: Ratings bonanza boosts NRL on return Adelaidenow |Sport
    Check out the highlights, lowlights and talking points as live rugby league returned in a bumper weekend of NRL action. ... more
  • 8 hours Huge job cuts loom as RA passes first survival hurdle Adelaidenow |Sport
    Rugby Australia could start laying off staff as early as this week after finally completing its 2019 financial report on Sunday. ... more
  • 8 hours Johns: ‘One of Newcastle’s most courageous games’ Adelaidenow |Sport
    Coalmine courage at Campbelltown over 90 minutes – but no result. ... more
  • 8 hours How not to kick a field goal Adelaidenow |Sport
    NRL: Matt Burton will be brushing up on his field goals during the week after he missed five of seven attempts in a crazy end to the Panthers and Knights’ round three clash at Campbelltown Stadium on Sunday. ... more
  • 8 hours ‘How do you stop him?’ Adelaidenow |Sport
    NRL: The panel examine Tom Trbojevic's big first half against the Bulldogs as he claimed two tries and a try assist. ... more
  • 8 hours Tommy Turbo puts Bulldogs to the sword Adelaidenow |Sport
    The Manly Sea Eagles are headed to another commanding victory on the back of a perfect performance from Tom Trbojevic against the Canterbury Bulldogs. ... more
  • 10 hours ’Never gave an inch’: Greats pay tribute to Bob Hammond Adelaidenow |AFL
    Almost 40 years after finishing as a three-time premiership player at North Adelaide and dual flag-winning coach at Norwood, Bob Hammond made his presence felt in the SANFL again. ... more
  • 10 hours Martin set for restart despite knee injury Adelaidenow |AFL
    Lions ruckman Stef Martin is close to completing his fight back from a serious knee injury and could be fit to play in Brisbane’s Round 2 clash with Fremantle at the Gabba on June 13. ... more
  • 10 hours Fishing, surfing and hard yakka: How Cripps spent break Adelaidenow |AFL
    Isolation for Patrick Cripps wasn’t a chore, it was a long-awaited family adventure. ... more
  • 10 hours Why Bombers are big winners from AFL shutdown Adelaidenow |AFL
    Conor McKenna will bounce out of isolation on Monday morning and into Essendon’s Hangar to train. ... more
  • 10 hours Daw’s season in doubt after injury Adelaidenow |AFL
    North Melbourne defender Majak Daw’s season could be in doubt after he tore his pectoral muscle at training on Friday. ... more
  • 10 hours Checklist for a bigger tax refund Adelaidenow |Biz
    The most important money month of the year is here, prompting a warning for Australians not to take their eyes off the big picture financially. ... more
  • 10 hours Survivor star sues over horror injury Adelaidenow |Ent
    A champion big wave surfer who starred in a recent season of reality television juggernaut Survivor is suing over a horror accident that he says caused a debilitating injury. ... more
  • 10 hours Thomas the Tank Engine narrator dies aged 68 Adelaidenow |Ent
    The longest-running voice actor on iconic children’s show Thomas & Friends has died, aged 68. ... more
  • 10 hours Lisa and Lady Gaga bond over shared pain Adelaidenow |Ent
    When Lisa Wilkinson and Lady Gaga sat down for their chat on The Sunday Project, there was a moment where both women realised they shared a strong connection. ... more
  • 10 hours Best sports movies to watch now the footy’s back Adelaidenow |Ent
    Sport movies can inspire even the most unfit of us. From boxing and baseball to football, here are some of the best sports movies over the decades. ... more
  • 10 hours National Guard Patrols Minneapolis Streets as Protesters Targeted With Tear Gas Adelaidenow
    More than 4,000 National Guard troops were reportedly deployed to the Twin Cities, Minneapolis-St Paul, on May 30 after several nights of violent protests and looting following the death of George Floyd. An 8 pm curfew was introduced in an attempt to curb the unrest, which was sparked by Floyd’s officer-involved death on Monday, May 25. The Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct building was abandoned and burned during demonstrations on Thursday, while several businesses were ransacked. According to local news reports, crowds of people remained in the streets of Minneapolis after the curfew on Saturday but they began to disperse ... more
  • 10 hours Rio apologises for WA heritage destruction Adelaidenow
    Mining giant Rio Tinto has apologised to traditional owners in Western Australia's north after destroying a significant indigenous site dating back 46,000 years, saying it is urgently reviewing plans for other sites in the area. ... more
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