Top News Gavrilova eager to make a US Open impact 2018-08-26T14:45:47.000000000+10:00 It's been eight years since Daria Gavrilova won the US Open girls' crown to finish the season as the world's top-ranked junior tennis player. The last time the Wallabies won the Bledisloe Cup, John Howard was PM 2018-08-26T14:45:45.000000000+10:00 John Howard was prime minister and Kath and Kim graced television screens for the first time the year Australia last won the coveted trans-Tasman trophy. Man drowns on Surf Coast 2018-08-26T14:24:49.000000000+10:00 A swimmer has drowned in waters off the Surf Coast. WA regional MP Melissa Price set to be new federal environment minister 2018-08-26T14:23:15.000000000+10:00 Western Australian MP Melissa Price will be promoted to the environment portfolio as part of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's new Cabinet. US, Russia trade warnings over Syrian chemical weapons 2018-08-26T14:13:15.000000000+10:00 There are fears Syria's Bashar al-Assad is preparing to unleash chemical weapons as the push to recapture north-western territory accelerates. 'Huge season': Victorian snowfields mark record year after heavy falls 2018-08-26T13:53:16.000000000+10:00 Victorians have taken to the alps in record numbers for the 2018 snow season. University of Canberra Firebirds thump Barbarians in ACT Gridiron rout 2018-08-26T13:40:01.000000000+10:00 The Firebirds are unbeaten after two games this year and sent a message to the competition with a massive win on the weekend. Wolfsburg stun Schalke in the Bundesliga 2018-08-26T13:36:20.000000000+10:00 Wolfsburg's Daniel Ginczek has snatched a stoppage-time winner to stun Schalke 04 2-1 and give the Wolves a winning start to the Bundesliga campaign. Disgraced lawyer released from prison and granted retrial 2018-08-26T13:32:23.000000000+10:00 Disgraced solicitor John Anile has been released from jail and granted a retrial after he was handed a five year sentence last year over laundering money allegedly linked to the notorious Richmond road gang robbery. Xavier Rudd sings the Melbourne eclectic 2018-08-26T13:29:26.000000000+10:00 The Australian singer-songwriter swung into town with his ultra-cool band, bringing some good vibrations with him.