Martin Parry

AFP News Editor for Australia/New Zealand/Pacific

Matildas to get equal pay

Australia’s women footballers will earn the same as the Socceroos in a groundbreaking new deal

Folau to fight on after missing sacking appeal deadline

The star fullback was on Friday given 72 hours to appeal, which would have triggered another hearing with a new three-person panel

High-stakes Folau homophobia hearing extended to third day

Israel Folau's high-stakes code of conduct hearing was Sunday extended to a third day after a weekend stalemate

Folau handed sack notice over anti-gay comments

Folau posted on Instagram: "Drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolators — Hell awaits you."

India mop up Australia tail, take 2-1 Test series lead

India, the world's top-ranked nation, are now zeroing in on a first-ever series win Down Under in Sydney later this week

Warner asked me to tamper with ball, says Bancroft

Bancroft was seen using sandpaper to try to rough up the ball in the Cape Town Test in March

India end 10-year win drought in Australia first Test nail-biter

Rishabh Pant made history by matching the record 11 catches in a Test currently held by England's Jack Russell and South Africa's AB de Villiers

Cricket Australia rules out cutting ball-tampering bans

The scandal, which rocked the sport, had far-reaching consequences in Australia

Cricket Australia chairman quits after ball-tampering outcry

David Peever quit Thursday after coming under intense pressure over a ball-tampering scandal

Defiant Australia PM refuses to ‘give in to bullies’

Malcolm Turnbull has accused Peter Dutton and his supporters of intimidation in a crisis that snowballed from Monday

Australian PM urges unity after surviving leadership challenge

Embattled Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull narrowly survived a leadership challenge as discontent with his rule boiled over

Australian archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse

The Adelaide archbishop was found guilty in May of concealing abuse by notorious paedophile priest Jim Fletcher during the 1970s

Press Releases

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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