Fed minutes, Bank of Korea decision, Sri Lanka

New Zealand’s central bank discussed a 100 basis point increase, the governor says The Reserve Bank of New Zealand had considered an even bigger rate hike when making its latest official decision on spot rates – despite the move to raise rates by 75 basis points already being the steepest ever. “I would say we … Read more

West Indies bowling attack fights back against Prime Minister’s XI after hard hitting by Renshaw, Handscombe and Harris

Patience was key to the West Indies’ belated resistance to the Prime Minister’s XI in Canberra on Wednesday, according to pacesetter Alzarri Joseph. The visitors stared into another disastrous day with the ball as the PM’s XI were 0-134, but showed courage to take six wickets in the evening session to finish the day at … Read more

Quentin Tarantino says Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans aren’t movie stars – he’s not wrong

Quentin Tarantino can come across as a bit gruff at times. He and a group of famous directors — mostly old and mostly male — are pretty pissed off about the state of movie culture in 2022. The thing that really pisses them off is Marvel’s dominance, with Disney’s comic book movies being synonymous with … Read more

Global Times warns that the AUKUS deal threatens China-Australia relations

China has warned Australia that their continued commitment to the AUKUS partnership is “clearly a threat” to regional peace and security, undermining any improvement in the bilateral relationship between the two countries. Beijing issued the warning through an editorial for the state-run newspaper the Global Times, which wrote that AUKUS was a Washington tool designed … Read more

How much is the ATO penalty for not obtaining a director ID?

It is feared that nearly a million Aussies could be fined $13,200 by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) for forgetting – or avoiding – an outright act. Australian business leaders have just days to apply for a director ID through the ATO Australian Business Registry Services (ABRS). The majority of Australia’s estimated 2.5 million business … Read more

Transfer Whispers, Thomas Flegler, Broncos, Sea Eagles, Warriors, Titans, Jeremiah Nanai, Cowboys, Dylan Brown, Mitchell Moses, Eels, George Williams, Warrington, contracts, player moves

Broncos supporter Thomas Flegler has reportedly been offered $675,000 per season for six years by the Sea Eagles amid a four-club battle for his signature. The Eels are reportedly favorites to keep Dylan Brown but face a huge battle from the Bulldogs and Tigers to keep Mitchell Moses. English Super League club Warrington Wolves have … Read more

Cricket news 2022: Joe Burns agonizingly reaches landmark Sheffield Shield century, Queensland vs South Australia

Queensland cricketer Joe Burns missed 85 points in his 100th Sheffield Shield match, Wednesday afternoon at Adelaide Oval, to score a century. Not long after the lunch break on day three, Burns deflected a long throw from South Australian sailor Brendon Doggett into the covers, sprinting through for an ill-judged single. Watch Australia v West … Read more

Zeljko Kalac launches attack on Jason Cummings, Australia vs France, what did he say, Socceroos, latest, updates

Former Socceroos goalkeeper Zeljko Kalac launched a scathing attack on Jason Cummings’ performance from the bench against France, describing the striker’s performance as “absolutely affable”. Cummings replaced Mitchell Duke in the 56th minute with a goal for the Aussies, but the Central Coast Mariners star struggled to get involved in the game or connect with … Read more

Australia Weather: El Nino is likely to return in the summer of 2023

Even before La Nina is over, meteorologists are warning that another climate driver could return by 2023. Early computer models suggest that El Nino could return next year after three straight years of La Nina that caused flooding in much of the country. While La Nina pushes warm surface water to Asia and northern Australia, … Read more

Kevin Rudd’s ‘catastrophic’ China warning

Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has warned that Australians are “living in perilous times” and there is a real risk that China will stay on track to take military action against Taiwan. Speaking at the Australian National University tonight, Mr Rudd argued that the next five years are critical and will shape and arguably determine … Read more