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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.

Sims' Dragons' time likely up after charge

Tariq Sims may have played his last game for St George Illawarra after being hit hard by the NRL's match review committee for a high tackle that floored Cronulla's Connor Tracey.

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.