WA shark cull

By STEVEN WHITE: Western Australia’s controversial shark cull has ended on April 30 after a three-month trial which resulted in the death of 45 sharks. More than 100 sharks were caught throughout the trial period, which targeted sharks at least three metres in size, and all those killed were large tiger sharks. The WA ... Read More...

Keeping it on the field

By LUCY KELLY: Described as the most bitter rivalry since Athens and Sparta, the war between the Fibros and the Silvertails is the feud between two Sydney football teams that turned into a war about class. It began in 1978, when Roy Masters took over the west, as coach. He coined ... Read More...

The rural message

By KRIS WALL: The cracked, broken earth of the bottom of the dried dam is a moonscape, the last sun scorched remnants of a season of profit. The landscape shimmers in the heat, while a lone figure looks on in despair at his unviable livelihood, tears forming in the hard edged ... Read More...