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Usman Khawaja, Clea Smith, Alistair Nicholson and Shane Watson attend a press briefing

Australia news

Compromise offers bring peace closer

CA and the Australian Cricketers' Association are inching towards a compromise, with discussions of a new hybrid model

James Sutherland reacts during a press conference

Australia pay dispute

Sutherland, Nicholson in 'productive' talks

Australian cricket's warring chiefs met for about four hours on Sunday in the latest effort to find a way to end the damaging pay war, but anger and mistrust remain major obstacles

Cricket Australia chairman David Peever (left) and chief executive James Sutherland at the ICC annual conference

Australia news

CA-ACA MoU compromise falls over

Talks involving the CEOs of Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association had been progressing slowly over the last week but the tentative deal has broken down

Meg Lanning was undone by an unplayable delivery

Australia v India, Women's World Cup semi-final, Derby

Unemployed Australians to 'face the music'

Australia's vanquished tournament favourites return home to the uncertainty of unemployment and the questions of a nation that expected them to be lifting the World Cup

ACA chief executive Alistair Nicholson (right) and general manager Tim Cruickshank at a press conference

Australia news

Pay war damage already done - Johnson

Former Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson believes relations between players and Cricket Australia will take a long time to heal after difficult negotiations over the MoU

Will Sutherland runs in to bowl

Australia news

Will Sutherland chooses cricket over AFL

The 17-year-old Sutherland has chosen to accept the offer of a multi-year rookie deal with Victoria rather than nominating for the AFL draft

After weeks of off-field negotiations with their board, Australians got down to business

Australia's pay dispute

CA-ACA talks bring MoU closer 

Two days of talks have broken down barriers of rhetoric and transparency between CA and the Australian Cricketers Association, but the signing of a new MoU remains elusive

James Sutherland, Cricket Australia CEO

Australia pay dispute

Sutherland, Nicholson in marathon meeting

Australian cricket's warring chiefs James Sutherland and Alistair Nicholson have held their most intensive meeting yet in an urgent attempt to end the pay fight