Entries by Alex Heinke

Rugby League the real winner after World All Stars take bragging rights

THE future of the NRL All Stars concept is firmly secured with Cameron Smith’s World team winning 12-8 over their Indigenous rivals in Brisbane. The crowd of 37,339 were certainly behind the Indigenous team but Greg Inglis’ men couldn’t get the job done despite showing plenty of flair in attack. Englishmen James Graham was awarded man […]

Teenage drug dealer busted with 100 ecstasy pills

Police have charged a teenage boy after 100 ecstasy capsules were seized during a search in Sydney’s West last night. About 5pm on Thursday police questioned a 17-year-old at the grounds of a sports club in Bonnyrigg. Officers searched the teenager and allegedly located 100 capsules of MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy. He was arrested and taken to […]

Facebook, the new front line against war on terror

Australian technology experts are working on a tool to scan Facebook for indications of radicalisation in what’s becoming the front line against the influence of jihadi preachers. This comes as a similar tool, created for the federal Attorney General’s department, was not used six months after it was created. A report, commissioned by the department, found a number of […]

Teachers rally over wages and workloads

Catholic school teachers in Queensland want to be treated like their New South Wales counterparts. They are set to rally once more over claims of being underpaid and over worked. Friday morning’s rally will take place during the Brisbane Catholic Education Conference on the Gold Coast. It will be the seventh time union members have […]

New coach to evaluate Hayne, looks positive

The San Francisco 49ers’ new coach Chip Kelly says Jarryd Hayne and the team’s other players will all be evaluated in coming weeks. Kelly was signed by the 49ers last week and held his introductory press conference on Wednesday. “There will be decisions made on everybody through the course of these next weeks as our staff […]