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Date set for Tasmania killer's appeal

Ten years after being found guilty of killing her partner, Hobart grandmother Susan Neill-Fraser's second appeal against her conviction will be heard in court.

Hockeyroos' shootouts a tune-up for Tokyo

The Hockeyroos have been swotting and sweating in Sydney as they prepare for the prospect of more penalty shootouts this weekend in clashes with defending Olympic champions Great Britain.

NRL star Curtis Scott lashes police case

Curtis Scott has vowed to fight to his "last breath" accusations he assaulted officers following boozy Australia Day celebrations, with the Canberra NRL star's legal team criticising NSW Police.

What the frack: PM gas plan 'new dark age'

Pushing for more gas production is seeing Australia enter a new "dark age" by shunning scientific advice to lower emissions, a leading energy expert has warned.

Fire donations possible in cryptocurrency

Inspired by her own bushfire experiences as a child, Sydney-based cryptocurrency queen Michaela "MJ" Juric has decided to use her skills to help others affected by the fire crisis.

Ben Simmons makes All-Star game

Ben Simmons has been named an NBA All-Star.The Australian was snubbed last week as a starter in a vote by fans, current NBA players and media members but on Thursday NBA coaches ensured Simmons would play in the February 16 All-Star game in Chicago.