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Cyclone expected in far north Qld

Australia Day festivities have been called off or moved in far north Queensland amid heavy rain as people brace for a tropical cyclone in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Smith supports NRL crackdown on behaviour

Melbourne stalwart Cameron Smith has come out strongly in support of calls for harsher penalties for NRL players whose off-field indiscretions tarnish the game's reputation.

'Execution-style' killings inside US bank

A gunman who overtook a bank branch in Florida apparently made five women inside lie down on the lobby floor before shooting them in the backs of their heads, police say.

Australian of the Year - winners list

AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR WINNERS2018 - Professor Michelle Yvonne Simmons, quantum physicist2017 - Emeritus Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, biomedical scientist treating spinal cord injuries2016 - David Morrison, equality advocate and former Army chief2015 - Rosie Batty, family violence campaigner2014 - Adam Goodes, AFL player and community leader2013 - Ita Buttrose, media...

Ex-Sharks No.2 Price feels for Flanagan

Former St George Illawarra coach Steve Price hopes Cronulla's disgraced former premiership-winning boss Shane Flanagan won't be lost to rugby league.