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Rising misconduct costs, asset write-downs and ballooning legal fees have contributed to the hit to earnings ahead of Westpac's full-year results next week.

Three premierships, three Norm Smiths and a Brownlow medal: @Richmond_FC 's midfield maestro is arguably right up there with the best of the best according to AFL luminaries. #Tigers  #Dusty  #2020Premiers  #Richmond_FC  #AFLGF 

More than 116,000 Australians are eligible to vote in one of the most polarising elections in US history. It's splitting families, friends and relationships. #USElection  #Trump  #Biden 

One wants to Keep America Great; the other wants to Build Back Better. So, what are the candidates' key policies? #USElection  #Trump  #Biden 

A basic income paid to all working-age adults would lead to inequality in Australia falling, new research finds. #auspol  #jobkeeper  #jobseeker 

The state government confirmed that the staff member who transferred the virus between the wards was also patient zero for the northern suburbs cluster, releasing a map of the links between 11 affected households. #covid  #covid191 #lockdown #boxhillhospi  ...

Victoria has recorded no new cases of coronavirus in the past day and no further deaths. It is the first time since June 9 that there have been no new coronavirus cases recorded statewide. #COVID  #coronavirus 

Melbourne’s year 8 to 10 students have made their long-awaited return to the classroom after losing the most face-to-face schooling of all year levels since the city went into lockdown. @adamlcarey  reports.

Lower back pain is a leading cause of disability and sufferers aren't doing the right exercise to reduce it. They are also not prepared to do effective exercise for long enough to make a difference.

Trump's chief of staff Mark Meadows makes a startling admission as a year-old tweet from Joe Biden about preparing for a pandemic goes viral. @FarrahTomazin  reports.


By unilaterally deciding to impose draconian national security legislation on Hong Kong, China’s rubber-stamp parliament dealt a severe blow to the city, writes Ben Bland. | OPINION

A Chinese spy has risked his life to defect to Australia and reveal a trove of unprecedented inside intelligence on how China conducts its interference operations abroad. | Investigation

Documents show the Premier pitching for money and expertise from Chinese state-owned companies in October last year with a promise to "facilitate" them and "collaborate" on infrastructure projects

Australia has voted YES to same-sex marriage! Full coverage of the result to come.

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A search and rescue team collects the remains and personal effects of passengers on #LionAir  flight #JT610 . A total of 17 boats are on site, from police, Basarnas and other agencies, reports Pics: Basarnas search and rescue team, Jakarta