Boyhood dream come true for artist living in mid-20th century ‘Thunderbirds House’

As a boy, Maffra artist Ken Roberts was always fascinated by a futuristic looking house that was perched on a hill in the posh end of town. It was unlike any house he’d seen before. “Somebody referred to it as the Thunderbirds House, as it was extremely modern, open, with wide windows,” Mr Roberts said. … Read more

Cameron Norrie: Britain’s No 1 deserving of Wimbledon success amid sensational rise | Tennis News

Can Britain’s Cameron Norrie overcome Novak Djokovic? Cameron Norrie will run and hit, and run and hit, and run and hit as the court-blanketing endurance machine against whom lengthy rallies and five-set marathons have now been etched and underscored on the tour’s ‘try to avoid’ list. Stir in some added juice to a refined and … Read more

Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus orders Commonwealth to drop charges against lawyer Bernard Collaery

Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has ordered the Commonwealth to drop the prosecution of lawyer Bernard Collaery, four years after he was charged with conspiring to release classified information about an alleged spying operation in East Timor Mr Collaery was charged in 2018 for allegedly helping his client, an ex-spy known only as Witness K, to reveal … Read more

Shares, property, bonds, cryptocurrencies face major falls, Australian Office of Financial Management CEO warns

A senior public servant has warned of the potential for significant falls on asset markets in the months ahead. Key points: Rob Nicholl says low interest rates and money-printing programs have boosted asset prices over the past decade He says their end will lead to “significant” falls in the value of shares, property, bonds and … Read more

Wimbledon: Serena Williams shocked by Harmony Tan as Iga Swiatek goes into the record books | Tennis News

Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams suffers shock first-round defeat in a late-night epic; top seed Iga Swiatek becomes the first women’s player in the 21st century to win 36 consecutive matches after she beat Croatia’s Jana Fett on Center Court Last Updated: 29/06/22 1:11 am Serena Williams saw her Wimbledon dreams ended by Harmony Tan … Read more

Australian admits hurling wine bottle that killed Singaporean in attempt to ‘startle’ Muslims

An Australian man has pleaded guilty to hurling a wine bottle from his apartment at a group of Muslims having a dinner party that struck and killed a Singaporean man. Key points: Australian Andrew Gosling he threw an empty wine bottle off his apartment balcony that hit 73-year-old delivery driver Nasiari Sunee on the head … Read more