Each year, there are a few predictable weekends when our federal parliamentarians seem to find themselves in Melbourne for official duties but coincidentally they are the same weekends as AFL grand final, the Melbourne Cup and the finals of the Australian Open.
For many parents, a long road trip isn't quite the romantic family bonding proposition it sounds — it's a battle against boredom with farts in small spaces. Luckily, kid-friendly podcasts have seen a boom of late, so here some of the funniest and smartest the whole family can enjoy.
After a season of embarrassment over abysmal NRL crowds, fans need to realise this NRL grand final is about more than the Storm and Cowboys being outsiders and get behind the event.
Richmond becomes a giant party as Tigers fans mark the end of their team's 37-year premiership drought, in a dominant victory many supporters feared they would never witness.
It was supposed to be Adelaide's third-ever flag, a cap on a brilliant finals series — but it all went wrong from the second quarter onwards.
Richmond broke a 37-year premiership drought by trouncing the Adelaide Crows by 48 points at the MCG. Relive all the magic yellow and black moments.
Trent Cotchin says his initial feeling as he became a Richmond premiership captain was "emptiness", but pride soon took over as the siren sounded on the grand final.
Tigers superstar Dustin Martin became the first player in history to win the Brownlow and Norm Smith medals in the same week, completing a season on unprecedented excellence.
No more pain for Tigers fans, as their beloved Richmond crushes the Crows by 48 points to win their first flag since 1980.
It's a brand new rule and you may not have known about it, but it only took one day for the Queensland Bulls' Marnus Labuschagne to be guilty of the sport's new fake fielding law.