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Packaged food health star ratings in focus

Should health star ratings on pre-packaged foods be mandatory?Australian shoppers have embraced the nutrition guides, but they are only being displayed on around 30 per cent of foods.

James Roberts rejoins Bennett and Souths

Weeks after denying his arrival, NRL ladder leaders South Sydney loom as new premiership favourites after signing out-of-favour Brisbane X-factor James Roberts.

Maroons Mbye and Arrow fit for Origin

They may have had some anxious moments but Queensland injury concerns Moses Mbye and Jai Arrow have declared themselves certain starters for next week's State of Origin opener.

Albanese crafts post-election Labor team

Incoming Labor leader Anthony Albanese has won the first test of his authority with shadow minister Ed Husic stepping aside to allow former NSW premier Kristina Keneally to sit on the opposition's frontbench.

Hospital demand soars in SA

A surge in public hospital presentations across Adelaide has forced health authorities to develop new strategies to cope with ever-rising demand.

New rape charges for NRL's Jack de Belin

St George Illawarra Dragons NRL player Jack de Belin and a friend have been slugged with new rape charges over the alleged assault of a teenager in Wollongong.

Queensland game plan: give Ponga the ball

Kevin Walters won't be happy after Queensland playmaker Cameron Munster not only dropped the N-word but also revealed the Maroons' game plan for next Wednesday night's State of Origin series opener against NSW.