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Govt pledges to fund aged care pay rise

The federal government has backed in a pay rise for aged care workers, outlining support for an increase in the minimum wage in the sector to the Fair Work Commission.

Australia win T20 gold after COVID drama

COVID cast its shadow over the golden glow of yet another triumph for Australia's all-conquering women's T20 team on a dramatic end to cricket's return to the Commonwealth Games.

Diamonds win 1000th Australian Games gold

Australia's landmark 1000th Commonwealth Games gold medal simply demanded to be won by a team worthy of the honour - and the netball Diamonds have obliged famously.

Wallabies lose Cooper but do Hooper proud

Coach Dave Rennie has hailed the courage and character of the Wallabies, who overcame a serious injury to Quade Cooper to post a rousing Rugby Championship win over Argentina that they dedicated to absent skipper Michael Hooper.

Earnings season to show inflation impact

Australian investors will soon gain a better understanding of how some of the country's biggest corporations are navigating cost pressures, labour shortages and slowing consumer demand.