World News Deal for ‘clean, reliable power’ despite gas shortfall Blog

Under the latest federal funding agreement, Australia will not build gas or nuclear power plants, but will build more wind and solar farms and large battery storage facilities. Western Australia has become the latest state to sign a Renewable Energy Transition Agreement (RETA) and has also opened bidding for the state's first capacity investment tender. … Read more

World News Guardians tie down No.1 pick Bazzana in $13.4m deal Blog

No. 1 pick Travis Bazzana has joined the Cleveland Guardians, signing a contract worth $13.4 million before he was officially introduced by the franchise. Bazzana was selected first overall by Oregon State in the 2024 MLB Draft last week. The No. 1 draft slot was valued at over $15 million, and the Cincinnati Reds' agreement … Read more

World News Quantum JV steps closer to US$300m graphite funding deal Blog

Quantum Graphite and its joint venture partner Sunlands Energy are one step closer to raising US$300 million (AU$448 million) in funding to help them achieve their goal of supplying the American economy with high-purity graphite. The Partnership has confirmed that it has received an expression of interest from the Export-Import Bank of the United States … Read more

World News Keary confirms French deal, opts out of retirement Blog

Luke Keary has put his career plans into action: he has decided to continue playing in 2025 and has signed a two-year contract with the Catalans in the English Super League. After signing a one-year deal with the Sydney Roosters in February, Keary announced in April that 2024 would instead be his final season. The … Read more

World News NBA agrees to record 11-year, $US76b media deal: report Blog

The NBA has agreed to the terms of its new media deal, a record 11-year, $76 billion contract that will ensure player salaries continue to rise for the foreseeable future and will change the way some viewers view the game. A person familiar with the negotiations, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the broadcasters … Read more