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Australia votes

Full election results
76 seats needed for a majority
Still to call
78.56% counted
UpdatedMay 29,2022,11.53am

‘That’s when I felt searing pain,not this’:Kristina Keneally’s perspective on her electoral loss

‘That’s when I felt searing pain,not this’:Kristina Keneally’s perspective on her electoral loss

Former Senator Kristina Keneally knows there are far worse things in life than losing an election.

Peter FitzSimons
Peter FitzSimons

Columnist and author

Who’s living in fantasy land? As the election recedes,the politics of COVID re-emerges

Some have accused those who are most worried about COVID-19 of stoking fear with the same sorts of arguments as anti-vaxxers.

Dutton has the worldview of a Queensland cop. It’s in our interests to give him a go

An effective opposition leader,one who can reframe his party around mainstream values,is good for us all.

Jacqueline Maley
Jacqueline Maley

Columnist and senior journalist

IVF patients eligible for $2000 rebate in new scheme

Treasurer Matt Kean speaks with new mother Natascha Flowers at the Royal Hospital for Women on Sunday.

From October 1,NSW patients at private clinics undergoing IVF and other assisted reproductive treatments can claim $2000 cashback in an Australia-first scheme.


‘McDonald’s democracy’:the franchise rewriting Australia’s political landscape

The election was a story of a business model disrupted and replaced with a political franchise – a teal one.

Parnell Palme McGuinness
Parnell Palme McGuinness

Columnist and communications adviser

The NSW government will allocate more than $40 million in next month’s state budget to the restoration of Goat Island before it is transferred back into Aboriginal hands.

Historic Harbour island to be restored,handed back to Indigenous landowners

Goat Island will finally be returned to Aboriginal landowners years after it was first promised,with more than $40 million set aside for its restoration in next month’s state budget.

Ted Cruz confronted at restaurant over gun control after Uvalde shooting

Texan Republican Ted Cruz speaks at the National Rifle Association Annual Meeting on Friday in Houston.

The prominent opponent of gun control laws earlier accused Democrats of seeking to use the school massacre as a pretext to “disarm Americans” at an NRA meeting.

Council slammed for selling off green space for seniors apartments

A long-term lease of green space at 266 Longueville Road,Lane Cove has been sold to a developer to build apartments for seniors.

A contentious land deal to build seniors housing on open space continues to roil Sydney’s north shore.

AFL 2022

‘Bobby is in good spirits’:Giants star diagnosed with testicular cancer

Bobby Hill will be out of action indefinitely and will undergo surgery next week after being diagnosed with testicular cancer.

Scott McLaughlin

Why Scott McLaughlin is revved up for the race of his life

The three-time V8 Supercar champion had a rough ride when he moved to the US in late 2020. Now he’s aiming to win the “greatest spectacle in racing”:the Indy 500.

‘Painful situation’:Ricciardo 14th as Leclerc puts Ferrari on pole in Monaco

Daniel Ricciardo qualified a disappointing 14th.

McLaren’s under-pressure Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo has qualified a disappointing 14th in Monaco as Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc took pole.

Ostlund’s Triangle of Sadness wins Palme D’or at 75th Cannes Film Festival

Ruben Ostlund,winner of the Palme d’Or for Triangle of Sadness.

Swedish film director Ruben Ostlund won his second Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for a hard-hitting comedy set on a cruise ship for the very rich.

How McLachlan’s ill-advised tell-all interview played a starring role in trial

In continuing his ill-fated defamation action,Craig McLachlan knew it would dredge up all the details of the original claims once more.

Andrew Hornery
Andrew Hornery

Private Sydney Columnist

Private jets and hotel suites:grandparents taste life on tour with The Kid Laroi

The Kid Laroi at his top secret Ivy concert late on Thursday night.

The global superstar has come a long way since living in public housing.

Rival to national icons signals new dawn for our people and our country

Judy Watson’s six-metre sculpture will serve as a prominent reminder of our country’s history,our nation’s beginnings,and our shared future.

Hetti Perkins
A mechanical keyboard

People are spending $7500 on keyboards. Maybe you should,too

If you spend most of your day touching a keyboard,why not make it a good one? Like,really good.



Locum GP Isabel Hansen in Broken Hill.

GP drought:Young doctors avoid general practice as system on brink of collapse

The number of young doctors choosing to specialise in general practice has fallen to its lowest in more than five years.


Babysitters make $45 an hour,nanny rates soar as childcare centres in staffing crisis

Jessica Seen,a Sydney client of 99aupairs,with son Charlie,3. Her new au pair Giulia Spinelli (green top) is from overseas and her departing au pair Madeline Warr is from Australia,and will take up another placement in Melbourne.

The childcare sector is facing a staffing crisis with the number of job vacancies more than doubling since before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Child abuse

How a single USB stick led to the rescue of 56 kids and the arrest of 26 men

Grant Harden will remain in prison until at least 2042.

It looked like an ordinary USB stick,the type found in office drawers all over the country. But what was on it ultimately led them to an online network of child abusers that spanned the globe.

From a Sydney kitchen table to Joe Biden’s Twitter feed

Bubs Australia’s formula production line.

An Australian company has secured a massive deal to send its baby formula to the US,which is in the midst of a dire shortage.

City dwellers fuel regional rental crisis

Beachside towns from Ulladulla to Nambucca Heads have seen a reduction in rental bonds,suggesting the return of holiday lettings.

People moving to the country,a resurgence in the holiday letting market and the destruction of homes in natural disasters are all combining to push up rents.

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Weekend Reads

“A longing for four seasons is something you hear in California from East Coast transplants,and it makes no sense to me.”

Are people who live in warm climates happier?

The link between sunshine and happiness is more complicated than one might think.

‘We were the worst team,but we had the most fun’:top musicians bonded off stage

Cash Savage and Carlson met when she recruited him for a footy team. They became close friends,supporting each other with honesty and laughter.







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The Manly Greenhouse at South Steyne is on offer for about $25 million.
Title Deeds

China’s uniform tycoon makes his Sydney interests known

China’s uniform tycoon Pan Peidong has not graced Title Deeds previously but,given a property portfolio in Sydney alone valued in the tens of millions of dollars,that has changed.

The Erskinville apartment sold at auction for just under 2 million dollars.

Expat drops $1.95 million on old Erskineville post office unit conversion

The buyer had seen the property for the first time this week and was among a dozen registered buyers interested in the rare home with plenty of character.





Payne Haas
NRL 2022

Rebel with a clause:Why Payne Haas wants out of the Broncos

Performance clauses,not cold,hard cash are the sticking points for the success-hungry superstar.

Danny Weidler
Danny Weidler

Sport columnist

Jai Hindley.

Australian Jai Hindley on brink of first Giro title after stealing pink jersey from Richard Carapaz

Jai Hindley has usurped Richard Carapaz and is on course to become the first Australian to win the Giro d’Italia after an “epic” showdown in the high mountains on Saturday.

Rooosters halfback Luke Keary tries to slip past Cronulla fullback Will Kennedy.
Cronulla 16 Roosters 36
Match report

Master beats the apprentice as Roosters shatter Sharks’ home record

Trent Robinson handed his former understudy Craig Fitzgibbon another lesson when he guided the Roosters to a 20-point win over Cronulla.

Real Madrid’s Marcelo lifts the trophy after winning the Champions League final soccer match against Liverpool.

Pre-game crowd issues mar Real Madrid’s Champions League win over Liverpool

Real Madrid became European champions for a record-extending 14th time after beating Liverpool 1-0 in a Champions League final that started 37 minutes late because of crowd issues outside the Stade de France.

Bobby Hill has been diagnosed with testicular cancer.
AFL 2022

‘Bobby is in good spirits’:Giants star diagnosed with testicular cancer

Bobby Hill will be out of action indefinitely and will undergo surgery next week after being diagnosed with testicular cancer.

Tyson Frizell,Payne Haas,Tariq Sims.

‘They never give up’:Fittler to stick with tried and true Blues

NSW coach is set to keep faith with Tariq Sims and Tyson Frizell despite their clubs’ NRL struggles,while injuries are set to open the door for Origin debutants Kotoni Staggs,Stephen Crichton and Nicho Hynes.

Zarn Sullivan lands the winning field goal for the Blues on Saturday night.
Waratahs 17 Blues 20
Match report

Waratahs fall to Blues,set to face Chiefs in quarter-final

The Waratahs coaching group wasted six hours of their day on Saturday preparing notes for the wrong opponent ahead of a quarter-final next week.



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