The remains of the last-known thylacine, thought for decades to have been lost, have in fact been sitting in the collection of a Tasmanian museum.Researchers recently realised the remains entered the collection of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) in 1936 but hadn't been properly identified.
Spain have learned lessons from the 2-1 loss to Japan that threatened to knock them out of the World Cup and are aware they cannot afford to make the same mistakes against Morocco.Spain's 2-1 defeat in the final group game after the Asian side scored two quick-fire goals dropped them to second in the group, and there was a three-minute period when they were third after Costa Rica took the lead against Germany.
Portugal coach Fernando Santos has been boosted by news that key midfielder Otavio should be fully fit and ready to play in their World Cup last-16 match against Switzerland.After missing the last two games with a thigh injury, the Porto midfielder has joined his teammates for training for the first time since their opening win over Ghana.
More than 82,000 roads have been impacted by flood-related closures in just the past two months, new figures show.The figures, from the Australian Climate Service and obtained by AAP, follow widespread flooding across parts of NSW, Queensland, Victoria and South Australia.
Collingwood star Jordan De Goey has had a procedure to fix his troublesome right shoulder in a small setback ahead of the 2023 AFL season.The explosive midfielder underwent a minor arthroscopy on Monday and will spend a few weeks on the sidelines.
Queensland crop farmers need "enhanced" legal protections for their lands and livelihoods against sinking caused by coal seam gas production, a regulator says.The state's Gasfields Commission has recommended a legal overhaul in a report released on Monday after a probe into the impacts of subsidence on the Condamine plain, west of Toowoomba.
Improved weather conditions have allowed rescuers to resume evacuation efforts and a search for possible victims after the highest volcano on Indonesia's most densely populated island erupted.Triggered by monsoon rains, Mt Semeru in Lumajang district in East Java province spewed thick columns of ash more than 1500m into the sky on Sunday.
Co-captain Callum Mills says he has moved on from Sydney's humiliating grand final loss as the club looks to rebound in 2023.The Swans outshone pre-season expectations to qualify for September's decider but were thrashed by a Geelong side intent on making the most of its closing premiership window.
The 15-month jail term for a climate activist who blocked the Sydney Harbour Bridge is "pleasing to see" , says NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet, as activists rallied around the country in support of the protester.Deanna "Violet" Maree Coco was sentenced in the Downing Centre Local Court on Friday for blocking peak-hour traffic on the Sydney Harbour Bridge in April.
Two men will be sentenced for the murder of Melbourne grocer Paul Virgona after a jury found Aaron Ong guilty of the crime.It can now also be revealed that Josh Rider pleaded guilty to murder days before the trial was due to begin.
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Concerns have been raised at how betting companies are targeting children with ads, with one activist going so far as to brand it "grooming".The Alliance for Gambling Reform estimates more than 430,000 people under the age of 16 are likely betting online.
Australians will find out more details about the Indigenous voice to parliament in the new year, ahead of a referendum expected to be held in late-2023.The federal government has faced criticism from the National Party for not releasing more details about how the consultative body would work ahead of calling the referendum.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will head to Papua New Guinea as Australia looks to wrap up a security deal with its closest neighbour.Australia has also pledged to help make PNG an attractive place for mining and resources in an effort to boost the local economy.
Australian-based Socceroos are set to quickly shrug off the disappointment of their World Cup exit and immediately return to A-League Men action.Eight ALM players were a part of the Socceroos' squad in Qatar: Melbourne City trio Mathew Leckie, Jamie Maclaren and Marco Tilio, Adelaide star Craig Goodwin, Central Coast's Garang Kuol, Jason Cummings and Danny Vukovic and Sydney FC goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne.
Even players at the Sydney Sixers' rival franchises are urging Cricket Australia to pull out all stops to lure Steve Smith back to the Big Bash League this summer.The BBL is hoping interest generated by the inaugural international draft and the return of high-profile Australians such as David Warner and Cameron Green can bolster crowd figures after two COVID-affected summers.
A royal commission will investigate New Zealand's COVID-19 response, with Jacinda Ardern tapping Australian-based epidemiologist Tony Blakely to lead the review.The prime minister announced the commission on Monday, saying "the highest form of public inquiry is the right thing to do".
Jock Landale has enjoyed an extended run as Phoenix maintained the pace at the top of the Western Conference, but Patty Mills sat unused for Brooklyn as the NBA-best Boston ran amok.Jaylen Brown had 34 points and 10 rebounds, Jayson Tatum added 29 points and 11 boards as the Celtics snapped the Nets' four-game winning streak with a 103-92 victory in New York.
A flood warning has been issued for a handful of properties near Renmark, in South Australia's Riverland, as surging Murray River waters begin to impact the town.The watch-and-act message issued on Monday is the first to be aimed at specific residents as water levels continue to rise, ahead of an expected peak in about 10 days.
State health systems are not equipped to handle cases of long-COVID among children, medical experts have revealed.A parliamentary inquiry examining long-COVID has been told the lack of a definition for the illness is impacting treatment of young people.