Make newspaper subscriptions tax deductible and review defamation law, inquiry recommends

Subscriptions to reputable news outlets should be made tax deductible, and the nation’s harsh defamation laws should be reviewed, a parliamentary inquiry into journalism has recommended. It proposed Treasury examine ways the costs and benefits of making news subscriptions tax deductible for all Australians – but only for what committee chair Catryna Bilyk described as […]

Brad Hodge ruled out of Melbourne Renegades’ BBL semi-final against Adelaide

Brad Hodge has issued a cheeky tweet declaring his interest in playing in the Melbourne Renegades semi-final on Friday but the only hope the Victorian batting great has of “miraculously” returning is if his team wins through to the final. Hodge is due to be released from hospital on Wednesday, having had appendicitis and then […]