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Newcastle: The RAAF base at Williamtown has called in dozens of pieces of additional emergency equipment  from Mascot in Sydney and other major airports within a 200km range in preparation for today’s arrival of the first two F-35 joint strike fighters from the USA. “It’s better to be safe than sorry just in case they make it this far,” a RAAF media spokesperson said.

Adelaide: Shaun Marsh has reached 35 not out at the Adelaide Oval this morning. While this effort means he has now cemented his place in the Australian Test side for another three years, he has unselfishly decided to bat on alongside skipper Tim Paine.