National News

RAT prices 'beyond outrageous': ACCC chair

ACCC boss Rod Sims says retail price-gouging on COVID-19 rapid antigen tests is "beyond outrageous", as demand for the kits continues to surge across the country.

Melbourne Park resembles a ghost town

Whether it's a hangover from the Novak Djokovic saga or the swirling threat of Omicron, fans have shunned day one of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park.

Green is golden in Aussies' 4-0 Ashes win

The future is now for Cameron Green after he proved "as good as any allrounder in the world" this Ashes, igniting an embarrassing England collapse of 10-56 that delivered Australia a 4-0 series win in Hobart.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Djokovic in detention as visa battle looms

Tennis star Novak Djokovic will spend his fifth night in a detention hotel in Melbourne as he fights a federal government decision to cancel his visa for a second time.

Aussies hunt 300-plus total in Hobart Test

Travis Head believes a first-innings total of at least 300 will be enough to put the fifth Ashes Test on Australia's terms, likening a challenging Hobart pitch to conditions in England.