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Tue 11 Dec 2018

$350m oversight with this train corridor

$350m oversight with this train corridor

It looks like the interior of any Australian train. But an error with $4.4b worth of new carriages has led to a bill of hundreds of millions of dollars.

Tesla cars have some cool new tricks with update

Tesla cars have some cool new tricks with update

Elon Musk has rolled out some new software updates for Tesla’s fleet of vehicles, and you’ll certainly be jealous your car can’t do this.

Prepare for ‘severe housing collapse’

Prepare for ‘severe housing collapse’

Australia is warned to prepare “contingency plans for a severe collapse in the housing market” that could lead to a “crisis situation” in our banks.

Mobile habit we really need to break

Mobile habit we really need to break

We all know about the bag ban, but there is a growing problem in Australia that needs to be addressed — and you’re probably guilty.

Christmas delivery deadline looming

Christmas delivery deadline looming

December 25 is fast approaching — and if you want your loved ones to get their mail on time, this is the deadline you have to meet.

Aussie’s $900k holiday nightmare

Aussie’s $900k holiday nightmare

In a tragic instant, a couple’s dream holiday was ruined. And to make matters worse, the bills kept piling up to an astronomical amount.

What Meghan, Trump, Putin have in common

What Meghan, Trump, Putin have in common

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, has become one of the most famous faces in the world. Now she’s been placed alongside two of the most controversial world leaders.

Aussies committing billions in fraud

Aussies committing billions in fraud

Shock research reveals a huge number of Australians are committing billions in serious fraud — probably without knowing it.

How seven-year-old made $30 million

How seven-year-old made $30 million

Unless you have a kid you probably won’t be surprised to learn why his seven-year-old boy is raking in millions of dollars.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Family vs screen time: can we get our kids back?

Family vs screen time: can we get our kids back?

HOW do we regain control, set a better example for our kids, and importantly put some boundaries in around the use of our devices.

ACCC fires new shot in Australia's war against tech giants

ACCC fires new shot in Australia's war against tech giants

THE hammer is coming down on Google and Facebook as Australia’s top consumer watchdog warns they are becoming too powerful.

Why foreign property investment has fallen

Why foreign property investment has fallen

Foreign investment in Australian housing is falling as the property market faces a long-expected collapse.

Smart retirees downsizing to apartment simplicity

Smart retirees downsizing to apartment simplicity

COL Walters, like many retirees, made the move to an apartment in Cairns’ CBD drawn by a mix of lifestyle factors.

What it's like to drive Australia's cheapest electric car

What it's like to drive Australia's cheapest electric car

Electric cars? Too expensive. Range anxiety. No charging infrastructure. They look daft. With the launch of Hyundai’s purely electric Ioniq, such arguments are...

Sun 9 Dec 2018

How mates made $1m in a year

How mates made $1m in a year

Jane Da Silva and Peta Wessell saw a gap in the market and decided to have a crack. Now they’re running a million-dollar company.

Australia’s self-inflicted downward spiral

Australia’s self-inflicted downward spiral

If house prices continue to plummet and Aussie keep their wallets shut, the Reserve Bank may have no choice but to take a drastic step.

The gadgets that are changing the game

The gadgets that are changing the game

If you think the iPhone is still the king of the castle, think again. This year brought some seriously good smartphone alternatives.

Chinese influencer’s Australian warning

Chinese influencer’s Australian warning

Western brands are all too often “dumb” says a Chinese trendsetter who is acting as a gateway for Australian products into China.

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Pay $30k extra to sell your home

Pay $30k extra to sell your home

Thinking of selling your home? As the market cools, here’s why you may have to fork out tens of thousands of dollars extra to get a sale.

How ‘deeply concerning’ law affects you

How ‘deeply concerning’ law affects you

Australia has passed a controversial new law that gives intelligence officials the power to force you to open your phone in front of them.

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