Rugby Australia

Folau’s social media in mystery shutdown

The former Wallaby launched legal action against Rugby Australia earlier this month, demanding an apology, compensation and the right to play again

Australia’s Folau launches legal action over homophobia sacking

Super Rugby's leading try scorer has gone to the courts to settle his case with Rugby Australia

Folau ‘anti-gay’ crowdfunding campaign shut down

Folau, a purportedly devout Christian, was fired last month after a Rugby Australia tribunal found him guilty of "high-level" misconduct

Australia seeks to bring more transgender people to sports

Australia's move comes as debate rages globally about whether transgender athletes have an unfair competitive advantage

Folau sues for ‘substantial’ payout from Rugby Australia

Folau's contract was terminated last month after a Rugby Australia tribunal found him guilty of a 'high-level' code of conduct breach

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 homophobia hearing begins in Sydney

The controversy has overshadowed Australia's World Cup preparations, with Wallabies coach Michael Cheika vowing not to select Folau

Folau handed sack notice over anti-gay comments

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

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From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it