Green's challenge to Mundine

IBO cruiserweight world champion Danny Green has thrown down the gauntlet to Anthony Mundine, putting forward an offer for a re-match that his arch-rival will find tough to refuse

You just don't get it, Willie

FED-UP NRL chief executive David Gallop has put troubled Willie Mason squarely back in his box over the controversial forward's most recent bizarre tirade

Bomb squad checking fatal car blast

Bomb squad officers have been sent to the scene of an Adelaide car blast which killed two people

Man attacked by shark at Mona Vale

A MAN surfing with his son has been attacked by a shark who tried to drag him from some rocks at Mona Vale Beach this morning

Drunk 15-year-old girl crashes car

A 15-YEAR-OLD girl is due to appear in Port Kembla Children’s Court charged after a car was allegedly stolen and crashed at Dapto this morning

Thousands of P-plate time bombs who must wake up to themselves

MORE than 6000 P-platers were caught speeding last year, with a further 1000 fined for drink driving or breaking strict curfew laws, according to exclusive police data

Defence backdown on uniforms

THE Defence Department today backed down from a proposal to allow the material for the uniform worn by Australian soldiers to be made in China

Porn protest shuts Govt website

Hackers protesting against a proposed internet filter that targets pornography shut down Federal Government website

A lack of interest

FIRST it was home buyers getting slugged - now it's those of us lucky to have a few dollars to tuck away in a deposit account.
A decision by Commonwealth Bank bosses has delivered a massive windfall - a $2.94 billion half-year profit

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for most of Victoria as storm moves east across the state

THE CBD has missed the heavy rain and hail that battered Melbourne's outer North Western Suburbs this afternoon

Gunman targets Canning Mosque

POLICE are hunting a gunman who fired up to three bullets into a Perth mosque, but detectives have played down suggestions the incident may be racially motivated

Lollipop man burnt in school explosion

A GAS explosion at a school in Sydney's southwest has seriously injured a lollipop man and forced the evacuation of more than 500 students

Rudd Government hit with $50m foil insulation inspection blow-out

THE Rudd Government has ordered an inspection of every home installed with potentially deadly foil insulation under its stimulus spending at a cost of up to $50 million

Police want to know how Abdul Zreika was driving his mother's car

POLICE are trying find out how a 15-year-old unlicensed driver was able to get behind the wheel of his mother's car and cause a fatal accident

wild storms lash towns THOMAS HUNTER

A supermarket has lost part of its roof and more than 100 property owners have reported damage after torrential rain swept through towns west of Melbourne this afternoon

For emergency help, call the SES on 132 500

Airport x-rays hide naked truth

THE wait will be longer at airport queues next year after full-body scanners are installed at Melbourne and other major airports in a $200 million security upgrade

Mealy-mouthed pollies see voters as a bunch of suckers

I don't think I've ever met a politician who didn't claim a great belief in the innate good sense of the Australian voter

New laws for child restraints drive some families crazy

NEW laws for children's car seats will come into effect in just over a fortnight, yet some parents are confused about keeping their children safe while driving

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd wants legal drinking age raised to 21

PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd says he'd personally like to see the legal drinking age lifted to 21 years

Mohamed Afchal - the fifth road death in three days

A FIFTH young person was killed on Sydney roads in three days after an unlicensed driver hit a power pole yesterday, killing his passenger