Ashleigh McMillan, The Sydney Morning Herald

Ashleigh McMillan

The Sydney Morning Herald

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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Past articles by Ashleigh:

Ten wedding bus passengers unaccounted for after Hunter Valley horror

Football and surf life-saving clubs have shared tributes to some of those who remain unaccounted for after the Greta crash, as police continue the disaster victim identification process. → Read More

The wedding of two star football players ends with tragic crash

Maddy Edsell and Mitchell Gaffney, both stalwarts of the Singleton Roosters Australian rules club, married in a picturesque wedding on Sunday before tragedy struck. → Read More

Tight-knit town grieves as school remembers Hamilton crash victim

A top Victoria Police officer suspects speed may have been a factor in the crash that killed four people in the state’s west, and has made an emotional plea to all drivers to slow down. → Read More

‘Made an impression on Kanye’: Melbourne architect’s rise to instant global celeb

Before she became an overnight celebrity following reports of her “marriage” to rapper Kanye West, Bianca Censori was an impressive young designer making waves in Melbourne’s architecture community. → Read More

Study a ‘wake-up call’: Dating apps rife with sexual violence

An Australian Institute of Criminology survey has found three-quarters of respondents were victims of some form of online sexual violence in the past five years. → Read More

Kennett challenges former players over racism allegations as WorkSafe probes Hawthorn

The Hawthorn president said it was unfair that the players and their families used anonymity but then named the Hawks officials in racism allegations in an ABC report. → Read More

Archie Roach remembered as a truth-teller who united people

Archie Roach is being remembered by friends and First Nations elders as an inspiration with a “generosity of spirit”. → Read More

Australia’s population is bigger, more diverse, census shows

The census shows the average Australian is a woman in her 30s with a partner and kids. It also shows migration trends and what health concerns are most affecting Australians. → Read More

Former rescue pilot victim of catastrophic Mount Disappointment crash

Former Westpac rescue helicopter pilot Dean Neal has been identified as one of the five people who died in the crash. → Read More

Family and friends farewell Shane Warne at a private funeral

Around 80 of Shane Warne’s family members and closest friends gathered to farewell the cricketing great on Sunday. → Read More

Great Southern Stand at the MCG to be renamed S.K. Warne Stand

The Great Southern Stand at the MCG will be renamed the S.K. Warne Stand, the Victorian Government has confirmed. → Read More

Barnaby Joyce offered his resignation after texts calling PM ‘a hypocrite and a liar’ were leaked

The Deputy Prime Minister says his leaked text was based on “assumptions and commentary” and that Scott Morrison has declined the resignation offer. → Read More

Two victims identified as tributes flow for five who died in Tasmanian jumping castle tragedy

Addison Stewart, 11, and Zane Gardam, 12, died in hospital from their injuries on Thursday after falling from a height of up to 10 metres. → Read More

Life upended, again, for readers on the brink of reuniting with loved ones

“The entire process has been so deflating and heartbreaking ... I just broke down.” Readers’ lives have been upended, again, by border changes. → Read More

Two dead, one injured in shooting on Tasmania’s north coast

Police say they believe the man found injured at the scene but who later died was the offender, and that he was known to the other two individuals. → Read More

More than 270,000 properties without power as storm clean-up continues

Some Victorian residents will remain without power into the weekend after heavy winds downed power lines and as severe weather warnings remain in place for parts of the state. → Read More

Timing of lockdown exit a day-by-day proposition: Health Minister

Four of Saturday’s five new locally acquired COVID-19 cases are close contacts of a worker from a large food distribution centre who travelled across Melbourne over a 10-day period. → Read More

Alert issued as 20 ‘high-risk’ sites added to exposure list

Health authorities are urgently flagging 20 sites of concern tied to a COVID-positive worker from a large food distribution centre who visited sites across Melbourne over a 10-day period. → Read More

Bert Newton has leg amputated after toe infection

Bert Newton has had his leg amputated below his knee in a “life or death decision” against infection. → Read More

India COVID travel ban shows nation’s quarantine system ‘is not working’: AMA

The Australian Medical Association and leading infectious diseases experts say opportunities to improve or expand Australia’s hotel quarantine system have been missed. → Read More