Foreign Minister Penny Wong condemns Russian President Vladimir Putin for announcing the annexation of Ukrainian territories

Foreign Minister Penny Wong has condemned President Vladimir Putin for proclaiming the annexation of four Ukrainian regions as she announced a new set of sanctions. At a ceremony on Friday, Putin claimed the residents of Ukraine occupied Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia as “citizens” of Russia. The announcement came after pro-Russian officials reportedly held referendums … Read more

The modern monarchy: Royal biographer says monarchy needs to be shaken up – the project

The modern monarchy: Royal Biographer says the monarchy is about to be shakenThe project

The 20 players seeking a trade, Trade Period, week, whispers, contract, deal, analysis, who does deal get done

AFL Trade week will kick off on Monday and it’s expected to be one of the most hectic in recent memory. From young Demon Luke Jackson to Magpies veteran Brodie Grundy, there’s plenty of players looking for a new home for 2023 and beyond. We take a look at the 20 biggest deals currently on … Read more

Will house prices fall when interest rates rise? | Alan Kohler | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Will house prices fall when interest rates rise? | Alan Kohler | ABC NewsABC News (Australia)

North Melbourne, Jason Horne-Francis, trade, South Australia, go home, Kangaroos, prized pick, number one draft pick, homesickness, controversy, Port Adelaide, Adelaide Crows

North Melbourne’s prized draft pick Jason Horne-Francis has informed the club he wants to be traded home to South Australia. The request ends months of speculation about the future of the 2021 number one draft pick. Horne-Francis had put contract extension talks on hold midway through the year and was infamously dropped from the Kangaroos’ … Read more

Reserve Bank walks a tightrope between inflation and housing crash | Alan Kohler | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Reserve Bank walks a tightrope between inflation and housing crash | Alan Kohler | ABC NewsABC News (Australia)

Jeremiah Nanai, Murray Taulagi, Kangaroos over Samoa, Rugby League World Cup, Mal Meninga, team

Cowboys stars Jeremiah Nanai and Murray Taulagi have curbed the Kangaroos player exodus by committing to Mal Meninga’s World Cup squad if selected via a secret pact. AAP reported the Maroons’ Origin stars pledged their allegiance to Australia over Samoa after striking a pact together to represent the Kangaroos. Already Brian To’o, Stephen Crichton, Junior … Read more

how to watch, kick-off, team, preview, Parramatta Eels vs Newcastle Knights

Tamika Upton and Millie Boyle were heralded as the knights in shining armor who could turn Newcastle’s fortunes around after they finished with the wooden spoon in the inaugural season. And all it seemed was a few months for the former Broncos to turn despair into silverware as Newcastle went from winless earlier in the … Read more

Australia hits Russia with more sanctions after the Kremlin’s annexation of Ukrainian territories

Australia will impose another round of economic and travel sanctions on Russia following the Kremlin’s move to sign treaties annexing four occupied regions of Ukraine. Key points: Australia has hit Russia with another round of sanctions targeting 28 Russian officials and ministers Foreign Minister Penny Wong says the sanctions reinforce Australia’s strong objection to Russia’s … Read more

pregame entertainment, who’s performing?, kick off time, Jimmy Barnes, songs, news

While all eyes will be on the football pitch on Sunday ahead of the NRL and NRLW finals, there will also be plenty of musical talent to keep fans entertained. Rock great Jimmy Barnes is the biggest draw, but there are a host of other artists from all different backgrounds and genres. Here’s a guide … Read more