National News

Grinham, Ockenden named Games flagbearers

Embarking on her sixth Commonwealth Games, squash royalty Rachael Grinham will join three-time hockey gold medallist Eddie Ockenden as Australia's flagbearers at the opening ceremony in Birmingham.

Aussie Cambage splits with LA Sparks

Liz Cambage's basketball career is in limbo after the polarising Australian star walked out on her WNBA team Los Angeles Sparks as they fight to secure a playoff spot.

Buzz Aldrin moon jacket sells for $4m

The jacket worn by astronaut Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin on his historic first mission to the moon's surface in 1969 has been auctioned for nearly $US2.8 million ($A4 million).

WA mother accused of murder faces court

A mother has faced court charged with the murder of her three children after they perished in a house fire in the West Australian town of Port Hedland.

ADF virus help for aged care extended

ADF support for Australia's aged care sector has been boosted and extended until at least the end of September, with COVID-19 outbreaks infecting 6000 residents and 3250 staff across the country.