Qantas workers are facing an uncertain future with the airline planning to shed 5,000 jobs after a $235-million loss.

An elderly Aboriginal man has been punched, kicked and spat on by two girls during an horrific attack onboard a Gold Coast bus.

Sam Worthington has fronted a New York court, and could face a year behind bars, if convicted of punching a photographer.

And the Wanderers will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing Asian Champions League debut when they face the Newcastle Jets on Sunday.