Todays Australian News
- Phillip Hughes dies from head injury at age 25
Former Australian Test batsman Phillip Hughes has died in hospital, two days after being hit by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
- Hughes condition 'incredibly rare' with only one other case resulting from cricket ball
Doctors say Phillip Hughes died from a "very rare, very freakish" injury after a bouncer split one of the main arteries feeding blood to his brain.
- Premier calls in Army to help with Brisbane storm clean-up
Queensland's Premier calls in the Army to help clean up after a super cell storm with 140kph wind gusts and large hail causes major destruction in the state's south east.