Socceroos frustrated as late penalty keeps Syria alive

Socceroos frustrated as late penalty keeps Syria alive

Posted October 06, 2017 01:53:26 Photo: Mark Milligan was the target of plenty of nasty Syrian challenges. (Reuters: Lai Seng Sin) Related Story: Socceroos held by determined Syria, as it happened Australia has missed a chance to take a decisive advantage into the home leg of its World Cup qualification play-off against Syria, succumbing to a late equaliser in a tough first leg in Malaysia. Minutes from a hard-fought victory, the Socceroos fell foul of a contentious penalty decision when Mat Leckie contested a high cross with Syrian striker Omar…

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Brexit: Australia 'might need to help UK find its economic legs'

Brexit: Australia 'might need to help UK find its economic legs'

Updated October 06, 2017 10:35:26 Photo: Former Labour cabinet secretary Peter Mandelson slammed David Cameron’s decision to hold a Brexit referendum. (Supplied) Australia has a major role to play in helping Britain rebuild fractured trade relationships after last year’s surprise vote to leave the European Union (EU), an influential figure from the Tony Blair era says. Key points: Mandelson a stalwart of remain campaign Australia could help UK rework image of being protectionist, isolationist Mandelson: May be in Australia’s best interests to prioritise agreement with EU Former Labour cabinet secretary…

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How the proposed super changes will affect you (and the Government)

How the proposed super changes will affect you (and the Government)

Updated October 05, 2017 20:41:51 Video: Superannuation changes – greater transparency or plan to hobble the unions? (7.30) There could be some big changes to superannuation on the way. The Government says they’re aimed at making super funds more transparent and accountable. Liberal Party sources also hope the changes will reduce the flow of money to the Labor Party’s election campaigns, but more on that later. In a nutshell the super changes will: Ensure all workers can choose their own funds, regardless of enterprise agreements Further disclose how members’ money…

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Jess Mauboy’s emotional duet

Jess Mauboy’s emotional duet

IT was the record which made Jessica Mauboy the first indigenous artist to debut at the top of the ARIA album charts. And now the platinum-selling Secret Daughter soundtrack has won her an ARIA Award nomination for Best Original Soundtrack or Musical Theatre Cast Album. The acclaimed entertainer said the recognition of her peers was “crazy good”. media_cameraJessica Mauboy recorded Amazing Grace in Yolngu Matha language with Dr G. Yunupingu days before he died. Picture: Brett Costello“People in this industry love what they love, so to have that acknowledgment from…

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Ten Las Vegas survivors and their six hours of hell

Ten Las Vegas survivors and their six hours of hell

More than 22,000 people are here at the Route 91 Harvest Festival but it’s like a family gathering. Bartender Heather Gooze knows customers by name, laughing and joking in the party atmosphere all around. Performer Bryan Hopkins takes photos with fans before squeezing into the front rows to watch the final act, Jason Aldean. Caren Mansholt and her boyfriend grab drinks and settle into bleachers to the right of the towering open-air stage. Michael and Jamie Goguen are at the festival for the third time. They’re in the VIP section…

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