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Mon 4 Nov 2019

‘Welfare for the wealthy’: Our $6.3b rort

‘Welfare for the wealthy’: Our $6.3b rort

There’s a huge group of Australians who are claiming billions in government welfare – all while sitting on multimillion-dollar homes.

This house comes with a $50k fridge

This house comes with a $50k fridge

Nathan Johnson and Jess Glancey reckon the sunken lounge is making a comeback, as they list their home that has a $50k fridge.

How to get the best out of your alfresco living

How to get the best out of your alfresco living

With the festive season and long summer days just around the corner, now is the perfect time to freshen up your outdoor spaces.

Thu 31 Oct 2019

Lack of variety behind NBN rip-off

Lack of variety behind NBN rip-off

In the eyes of Australia’s telcos there are only two customers: those who don’t download anything from the internet and those who download all of it.

Mon 28 Oct 2019

Numbers pointed to dodgy deal involving tradies court told

premium_icon Numbers pointed to dodgy deal involving tradies court told

Forensic accounting of house construction costs of Dave Hanna revealed a $300,000 shortfall — leading to charges of corruptly receiving a secret commission.

Would you swim in a bin? Dad's incredible idea for a pool

premium_icon Would you swim in a bin? Dad's incredible idea for a pool

A Sunshine Coast father’s rubbish idea has not only granted his children’s swimming pool wish but also resulted in a growing small business.

Fri 25 Oct 2019

This $3.75m house thinks it’s a ship

This $3.75m house thinks it’s a ship

'Oceanie' has a dramatic silhouette, whale-watching platform and quirky interior.

Wed 23 Oct 2019

Home turned into horror house from Stephen King’s IT

premium_icon Home turned into horror house from Stephen King’s IT

It took months of planning but a Gold Coast family has completed an astonishing transformation of their home in time for Halloween. Here’s how they did it.

Tue 22 Oct 2019

100 kids killed: ‘Disturbing’ find in Ikea’s safety report

100 kids killed: ‘Disturbing’ find in Ikea’s safety report

A report into the safety of children around furniture at home revealed frightening statistics as more than 100 kids have died.

Seven's compensation payout to House Rules 'villain'

Seven's compensation payout to House Rules 'villain'

Channel 7 has been forced to pay a reality TV contestant compensation, after the network was found to have deliberately portrayed her in a “negative light”.

Thu 17 Oct 2019

Christmas bug has bitten early for this Gympie wonderland

premium_icon Christmas bug has bitten early for this Gympie wonderland

Mr and Mrs Stolberg used to have the prettiest lights in town - see what they've got in store now.

Tue 15 Oct 2019

Best indoor plants for any home

Best indoor plants for any home

Looking to channel your inner horticulturist but lack the space of the great outdoors? These are the indoor plants best suited to any environment.

Tue 8 Oct 2019

Here's how you can buy TV icons' stunning ocean retreat

Here's how you can buy TV icons' stunning ocean retreat

Entertainment industry icons John ‘Strop’ Cornell and his wife, Delvene Delaney, are selling their final block of land on their vast Belongil Beach compound.

Mon 7 Oct 2019

Design mistake haunting Block couples

Design mistake haunting Block couples

It’s the word no Block couple wants to hear but two team’s have been slammed for it during Monday night’s courtyard room reveal.

Fri 4 Oct 2019

The reasons why your bank might reject your loan application

premium_icon The reasons why your bank might reject your loan application

Buyers hoping to get a home loan approved need to remember that banks are still analysing every living expense, despite recently relaxing lending criteria.

Thu 3 Oct 2019

Collapsed company director ‘in jungle’ before  collapse

premium_icon Collapsed company director ‘in jungle’ before collapse

The wife of a failed Gold Coast builder has told a court she had no idea about large sums of money that went in and out of their joint account in the month before...

Wed 2 Oct 2019

Why your bank won’t pass on the full interest rate cut

premium_icon Why your bank won’t pass on the full interest rate cut

The latest cash rate cut has failed to be passed on in full to millions of mortgage customers but the big banks have explained why.

Tue 1 Oct 2019

Couple divides internet over simple chore

Couple divides internet over simple chore

The Sydney couple were so split over the simple task they took their grievance to social media for help — and got a very interesting response

Mon 30 Sep 2019

This IS the Lego you’re looking for!

premium_icon This IS the Lego you’re looking for!

Fans will be queuing at Dreamworld’s official Lego store for the midnight release of a hotly anticipated new product.

Property lending softens again: RBA

Property lending softens again: RBA

RBA statistics for August suggest credit for mortgages rose 0.2 per cent during the month as overall private sector credit increased by 0.2 per cent.

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