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Clayton Oliver seven-year contract extension, $7 million, David King and Kane Cornes argue, debate, long-term deals, Melbourne Demons, latest

AFL greats Kane Cornes and David King have debated whether clubs should hand out long-term contracts to players after Clayton Oliver penned a mammoth seven-year extension with Melbourne. The Demons on Thursday confirmed the star midfielder, who turns 25 later this month, had signed on with the club until the end of 2030, with AFL-Media …

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NSW: Massive price hikes in public transport, tolls, electricity and phone bills

One state has been rocked by surging costs of living, as public transport, tolls, electricity and phone bills increase. Hundreds of thousands of NSW residents are set to face ballooning bills on public transport, tolls, and electricity amid surging prices for groceries, petrol and rent. Public transport fares in the state will increase on average …

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‘Like watching your own son play’: AFL great chokes back tears over nephew’s debut

AFL great Shaun Burgoyne has fought back tears as he announced his nephew would make his debut for Port Adelaide this weekend. Burgoyne, a four-time premiership player who is now in his first season at the Power in an off-field mentoring role, congratulated Jase Burgoyne on his call up to face Fremantle at Optus Stadium …

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Jordan De Goey future, free agency, contract situation, interest from Geelong Cats, Chris Scott comments, Collingwood Magpies, suitors, trade news, rumours, whispers

Geelong is the ‘right fit’ for Collingwood free agent Jordan De Goey, according to Power great Kane Cornes. De Goey’s future at the Magpies is uncertain after the club withdrew a four-year $3.2 million offer to him in the fallout from his Bali controversy, with contract talks set to resume at the end of the …

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Interest rates: Green banking can help lower mortgage repayments

A new banking trend could help you save more than $6000 on your yearly mortgage repayments – and cut down your bills too. Here’s what you need to know. With the interest rate rising, repaying your mortgage or financing to build your dream home can be incredibly expensive, but the numbers show “green banking” home …

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Australian Eleanor Patterson warms up for world championships with Stockholm Diamond League win

Australian high jumper Eleanor Patterson has leapt to a morale-boosting victory at the Diamond League meet in Stockholm as she continues her build-up to this month’s world outdoor championships. Key points: Patterson cleared 1.96m to win in Stockholm The Australian will compete in the upcoming world championships in Eugene Her countrywoman Catriona Bisset was third …

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Australian whiskies Starward, Sullivan’s Cove win prestigious world awards

If the recent global whiskey awards season have been anything to go by, Australia is punching well above its weight despite being a relative newcomer to the industry. Key points: Australian craft whiskey distillers have taken out two major awards this year For the first time this year, an Australian whiskey delegation attended the spiritEurope …

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Essendon Bombers $2 million cap space, off-season plans, young list build, targets, trade news, rumours whispers, free agency, Jordan De Goey

The cashed-up Bombers have money to spend this off-season. The Herald Sun reported last week Essendon has “well over” $2 million in cap space as the club assesses the trade and free agency space. But what’s the best strategy for the club to allocate its funds? Watch every blockbuster AFL match this weekend Live & …

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