The Australian man who claimed his name was 'Phuc Dat Bich' has admitted it a was hoax.
Tom Decent Phillip Hughes' long-time coach and mentor has questioned whether cricket administrators are doing "everything humanly possible" to ensure player safety and honour the memory of the late opener, while Chris Rogers said he could not believe the clip-on helmet guard was not yet mandatory ahead of cricket's new unknown spectacle - the pink ball Test.
Kate Aubusson Emergency services are racing to Watsons Bay after reports a boat has capsized leaving several people struggling in the water.
David Wroe and Mark Kenny Three hundred Australian soldiers sent to help Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State were stalled for weeks due to Baghdad's visa bungling as international players enmeshed in the Syrian war clashed for the first time, risking a dangerous deterioration of the situation.
Michael Gordon The erosion of fundamental freedoms and overreach of ministerial discretion is leaving Australia increasingly isolated from international community standards, the president of the Human Rights Commission, Professor Gillian Triggs has warned.
Jesse Hogan Most of Australia's players will be in line for a bonus of at least $60,000 if they can avoid defeat in the inaugural day-night Test.
Judith Ireland A Senate committee has found a royal commission is needed into the abuse of people with disabilities, after a parliamentary inquiry heard "shocking" and "cruel" examples of violence and neglect around Australia.
Stephanie Gardiner Mark Caleo, accused of masterminding the stabbing death of his wife Rita Caleo and the shooting death of her brother Michael Chye 25 years ago, was granted bail, with relatives agreeing to put up $1 million surety.
Lee Gaskin ACT Meteors bowler Jodie Hicks has signed with the Sydney Sixers for the Women's Big Bash League after playing for the Melbourne Demons in the women's AFL this year.
Jesse Hogan Australia's best chance of finally stopping Kane Williamson could rest with the newest member of their Test squad: Steve O'Keefe.
Blacktown mayor Stephen Bali hits back at claims Lethbridge Park-Tregear area is ‘‘unliveable’’.
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