ASHES COUNTDOWN: Gabba killing field awaits England

Brisbane’s ‘Gabbatoir’ is ready for the England cricket team but are they ready for it? CHARLIE INGLEFIELD assesses the chances of Joe Root’s legion conjuring up an epic first Test upset over Steve Smith’s men at their favourite hunting ground.

Send money to the UK with Westpac’s new LitePay service for only AUD $8

LitePay International Payments offers a secure and safe way to transfer money from Australia to family and friends in the UK with a low transaction fee and competitive FX rate.

Jubilation as Australia votes YES to same-sex marriage – reaction

LGBTQI community celebrates as the results of the postal survey show Australians are in favour of marriage equality 62% to 38%, paving the way for legislation.