The Age /
100 years on: First wireless message sent by PM Billy Hughes

This article was first published in The Sydney Morning Herald on September 23, 1918.

The Brisbane Times /
The family at the centre of new twist in strawberry case

While Pasquale Cufari was not one to hide his light under a bushel, it turned out he was one who would hide his cannabis under grape vines - in this case more than 6000 of them.

The Brisbane Times /
Drug trafficker owns operation at centre of strawberry scandal

A fruit growing and packing business at the centre of the strawberry contamination scandal that has hit consumers across Australia, hospitalised ...

The Brisbane Times /
Labor's laughing as Coalition kowtows to Murdoch

Now there's no possibility of currying favour with News Corp, the ALP is free to craft policies with centrist appeal.

The Brisbane Times /
Hello Australia: 100 years ago, the first direct wireless message

The first wireless telegraphy messages received in Australia direct from Wales were transmitted on September 22.

The Brisbane Times /
'Political fix': Why Morrison's school funding deal is a dud

All those who care about equity and fairness should be outraged, but it is poorer Catholics who should be especially upset about this deal.

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The Brisbane Times /
Anger, sadness, shame: Stories by Indigenous Australians hit home

Adam Goodes and Deborah Cheetham tell their stories in Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia, a new anthology that aims to break down stereotypes.

The Brisbane Times /
Don't play favourites with Aussie kids' schools, Stokes tells Morrison

Federal and NSW Coalition governments are at odds over the new school funding deal.

The Brisbane Times /
Violence against women? No problem if you're a celebrity

Where is the outrage against famous men with a history of domestic violence?

The Brisbane Times /
Punish universities if they won't protect freedom of speech

If the governors of the universities fail to protect intellectual freedom, the federal government should take matters into its own hands.

The Brisbane Times /
A scandal, the ABC and the aged-care sector

After another scandal in the care of older Australians was revealed, I must relate a personal story.

The Brisbane Times /
Seven children, university boss: the work-life balance of Michael Spence

"I really do not want written on my tombstone that I was a good vice-chancellor ... What I am as a husband and as a father - that counts," says Spence.

The Brisbane Times /
Federal Court rules in favour of allowing woman to access IVF without estranged husband's consent

A woman who wants to conceive a child using donor sperm has won the right to access IVF without her estranged husband's consent.

SMH /
Adelaide father charged over fake strawberry report

Police allege the man made a false report that hit daughter bit into a strawberry contaminated with a needle.

SMH /
Editorial cartoon

The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of Fairfax's cartoonists.

The Brisbane Times /
Victorian girl fighting for her life after shark attack

The 12-year-old was flown to Brisbane in a critical but stable condition after becoming the second shark attack victim in 24 hours.

The Brisbane Times /
Emails sent to Rabbitohs over lewd FaceTime claims revealed

A woman has told News Corp that several high-profile South Sydney players exposed themselves to her in an online FaceTime chat without her consent in ...

The Brisbane Times /
Ken Horler: Man of theatre, civil libertarian and barrister

“If there is a heaven,” wrote the late British critic Sheridan Morley, “It is in the bar of the Nimrod.”

The Brisbane Times /
Former US national security boss backs Australia's China telco 5G ban

China is stepping up its internet intrusion efforts as "the great equaliser" to offset US advantage in conventional warfare, former NSA boss says.

The Brisbane Times /
We are all at sea describing Captain Cook with a rank he never had

He was a lieutenant, a commander and even a "post-captain", but not actually a captain, the Captain Cook Society admits.

SMH /
Two hurt as out-of-control train derails in Tasmania

The TasRail automated service left the tracks in the Devonport wharf area, hitting a fence and sending debris flying.

The Brisbane Times /
Is democracy dead? Please Explain: the new podcast

Please Explain - a new weekly podcast that cuts through the noise to give you insight into the stories that drive the nation.

The Brisbane Times /
Why do people commit copycat crimes, like sticking needles in fruit?

Many Australians and some psychologists are puzzled by the ongoing cases of strawberry sabotage sprouting up around the country.

SMH /
Please Explain - the new podcast from The SMH and The Age

Please Explain - a new weekly podcast that cuts through the noise to give you insight into the stories that drive the nation.

SMH /
What's in a school motto? Virtue and service among many manly deeds

If the language of our school sayings teaches us anything it's that the sexes have not been created equal.

The Brisbane Times /
Please Explain - the new podcast from Fairfax Media

Please Explain - a new weekly podcast that cuts through the noise to give you insight into the stories that drive the nation.

SMH /
World's earliest known animal a 540-million-year-old defenceless blob

Dangling down a sheer cliff face in the Russian wilderness, fending off mosquitoes and bears, a brilliant young scientist has found the world’s oldest known animal fossil.

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