Man and woman charged after serious Gold Coast crash caused four car pile-up

The pair are accused of fleeing the scene at Oxenford yesterday afternoon on the Coomera Bridge overpass. “A 34-year-old Gold Coast man did not surrender, swimming across Yawn Creek, Coomera, tracked by Police Dogs Okka and RJ and their handlers with the assistance of Polair1,” police said. “The man...

Bishop lays out ‘how Independents can win’ as polls tighten

Preferences from Independent candidates will be a crucial factor in tomorrow’s federal election, with polls indicating an ever-tighter contest. A new Ipsos poll showed Labor’s primary vote had dropped five percentage points in 12 days to 36 per cent, while the Coalition’s had jumped three points to 35 per...

Essendon’s Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti announces retirement from AFL

Essendon forward Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti has announced his retirement from the AFL. The 29-year-old played 126 games and kicked 153 goals after debuting for the Bombers in 2016. The small forward left the club after Round 21 last season for personal reasons. He has not played a game at AFL level...

Government opens phone voting to more COVID-positive Australians

The federal government has confirmed it will back an Australian Electoral Commission recommendation to extend phone voting eligibility less than 24 hours before polls open tomorrow. A loophole in the original regulations could have seen thousands of COVID-positive voters left unable to cast their ballot. Originally, only people who...

Cricket Australia announces Commonwealth Games women’s cricket squad

Cricket Australia has this morning announced its 15-player women’s squad heading to the United Kingdom in July, for the T20 International Tri-Series in Northern Ireland and the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. The side remains unchanged after its ICC World Cup victory last month, as Amanda-Jade Wellington and Grace Harris retain...

Everton escape Premier League relegation with dramatic 3-2 win over Crystal Palace

Dominic Calvert-Lewin has scored five minutes from time to guarantee Everton’s Premier League survival as the side rallied from two goals down to secure a thrilling 3-2 victory over Crystal Palace. Key points: Everton had been just one point clear of the relegation zone Goals to Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Michael Keane,...