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Townsville police boost as ALP slips

Townsville's thin blue line will be bolstered earlier than planned in a bid to shore up regional votes for a Labor state government wracked with...

Adam O'Brien to coach Knights in 2020

A touch of Sydney and Melbourne will come to Newcastle next year with in-demand assistant Adam O'Brien formally appointed as the Knights' NRL coach.

Rabbits and Roosters to renew NRL rivalry

Arch-rivals South Sydney and Sydney Roosters are refusing to mince words, predicting plenty of niggle and for tempers to be tested during Thursday's NRL local...

PM and Dutton absorb boat arrival backlash

The Morrison government has been accused of playing cynical politics with asylum-seeker boat arrivals, as it faces immense public pressure over the deportation of a...