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'Tough' homework to check Snowy stacked up

It's taken "bare-knuckle brawling" to get a $4.5 billion expansion of the Snowy Hydro scheme up to scratch, but the project's operators say it stacks up economically.

Storm look to lock in Slater replacement

Melbourne learned a lesson last season that superstars are almost impossible to replace but feel they have at least two players ready to fill retired fullback Billy Slater's shoes.

Player conduct on parents not NRL: Slater

Rugby league legend Billy Slater believes there's little more the NRL can do to educate its players amid yet another off-season of scandal, arguing education "is a parent job, not an NRL job".

George Pell case from claims to conviction

FROM ALLEGATIONS TO CONVICTION: A TIMELINE OF THE PELL CASE1996- Pell appointed Archbishop of Melbourne by Pope John Paul II- Pell sexually abuses two 13-year-old choirboys after a Sunday solemn mass at St Patrick's Cathedral, according to a jury finding on Tuesday- A second indecent act is committed by Pell...