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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.

Fri 27 Sep 2019

Aldi lovers rejoice! There's a hot Scandi furniture deal

Aldi lovers rejoice! There's a hot Scandi furniture deal

The discount supermarket chain has announced its latest Special Buys, and there’s one item that’s sure to get shoppers queuing out the door.

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Queensland real estate agency goes  into liquidation

premium_icon Queensland real estate agency goes into liquidation

The company behind a real estate agency and a mysterious wealth management company has gone into liquidation owing more than $200,000 to employees

Queenslanders paid $4.5m for power outages

premium_icon Queenslanders paid $4.5m for power outages

Blackouts, missed appointments and wrongful disconnections have proved costly for Ergon and Energex, with Queenslanders receiving $4.5 million in compensation

Wed 25 Sep 2019

How to take years off your mortgage

How to take years off your mortgage

Experts say the wisest path to financial security is to pay down your home loan faster. Here’s a guideline on the best way to do that.

RBA rate cut could put more cash in your pocket

RBA rate cut could put more cash in your pocket

For five years, the Reserve Bank has been worried about one thing. Now it has flip-flopped and it means more cash to splash for all of us.

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Is NBN too costly for millions of Aussies?

Is NBN too costly for millions of Aussies?

Millions of Australians are yet to sign up to the National Broadband Network while some say they are holding off for as long as possible.

Mon 23 Sep 2019

How bank’s surprise home loan change will help you

premium_icon How bank’s surprise home loan change will help you

One of the nation’s biggest banks has watered down the tests it uses to assess home loans in a move that signals rate cuts are on the way.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Meet the green-thumbed family behind 30 years of business

premium_icon Meet the green-thumbed family behind 30 years of business

Spring is nature's way of saying let's party and it's time to have some fun with these local landscaping legends.

Mum’s insanely easy laundry hack

Mum’s insanely easy laundry hack

A QUEENSLAND mum who hated doing laundry has managed to cut her time on the chore in half — and it involves no baskets or washing lines.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

REVEALED: The Mary Valley house that gumtree built

premium_icon REVEALED: The Mary Valley house that gumtree built

A family has taken the "new is not always better" approach to the enth degree, buying and furnishing their five-bedroom home on Gumtree.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Aussies less likely to own (and build) home

premium_icon Aussies less likely to own (and build) home

A snapshot of Australia’s welfare shows Australians are afraid to walk home at night, young people are less likely than ever to own their home and that the number...

Fri 6 Sep 2019

HORROR RENTERS: Home abandoned covered in blood and faeces

premium_icon HORROR RENTERS: Home abandoned covered in blood and faeces

PENNY Jakab had an inkling the tenants of their property were going to cause them trouble, but she didn't expect to find their home gutted and covered in filth.

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Couple’s lazy shower habit blasted

Couple’s lazy shower habit blasted

A couple’s decision to create a unique way to shower “after a few beers” has been slammed by The Block judges who branded it “ugly”.

Mon 26 Aug 2019

Get kitchen appliances to work in function and style

Get kitchen appliances to work in function and style

There's value in spending a little bit more for quality, rather than the false economy of buying a cheap appliance that is unlikely to go the distance.

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Mum’s jaw-dropping $700 pantry makeover

Mum’s jaw-dropping $700 pantry makeover

When Carmen Strong from NSW decided to overhaul her pantry, there was no expense spared. The result is nothing short of amazing.

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Home renos the breaking point for Aussie couples

Home renos the breaking point for Aussie couples

Home renos and building budgets put more on thin ice than cheating, new research shows.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

How my kitchen renovation turned into a six-week nightmare

premium_icon How my kitchen renovation turned into a six-week nightmare

"I DECIDED to bite the bullet... and I have tried very hard to not complain”.

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