How first-home buyers could LOSE money if they purchase a property under Labor’s 40 per cent plan

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese's plan for the government to buy a 40% stake in homes from first-time buyers could backfire, property experts fear (he is pictured outside his Marrickville home with girlfriend Jodie Haydon)

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s plan for the government to buy a 40% stake in properties from first-time home buyers could backfire, property experts fear. The Work Purchase Assistance Program helps individuals earning up to $90,000 and couples with a combined income of $120,000. From July 2022, newcomers to real estate can apply for one of … Read more

Kourtney Kardashian reveals doctor’s X-rated fertility treatment suggestion involving Travis Barker

Kourtney Kardashian reveals doctor’s X-rated fertility treatment suggestion involving Travis Barker

Kourtney Kardashian was told to drink Travis Barker’s semen “four times a week” to help with fertility. The 43-year-old reality star – who officially tied the knot with the Blink-182 drummer earlier this month – has opened up about her thyroid levels and revealed she’s been suffering from back pain. ‘shoulder. Recalling the doctor’s appointment … Read more

The Sydney suburbs where property prices are plunging by $200,000 in just three months

Upscale suburbs close to the city are suffering the biggest fall in property prices with more interest rate hikes expected (pictured, Oxford Street in Darlinghurst in Sydney's central east)

Upscale suburbs close to major Australian cities are seeing the biggest drop in property prices and further interest rate hikes are expected. Sydney and Melbourne have already suffered the first quarterly decline in house prices since mid to late 2020 – before the Reserve Bank of Australia cut the cash rate to a record 0.1%. … Read more

Students, teacher infected with meningococcal disease at Queensland Catholic high school 

St Mary's Catholic College in Cairns has two students and a teacher contract the rare but life-threatening meningococcal disease, which has taken two of the patients to hospital

Dangerous meningococcal outbreak at Queensland high school hits two students and a teacher Meningococcal disease spreads at school, landing two people in hospital Two pupils and a teacher are confirmed cases at Cairns Catholic Girls’ School Antibiotics are given to household contacts and the school community Meningococcus is spread by a common germ but is … Read more

ABC journalist Dan Ziffer reveals reason for ‘phallic object’ in background of Zoom intervew on live TV

ABC journalist Dan Ziffer reveals reason for ‘phallic object’ in background of Zoom intervew on live TV

An ABC reporter has revealed the innocent explanation for what appeared to be a very embarrassing object in the background of a live Zoom broadcast. Melbourne-based business journalist Dan Ziffer appeared on a live broadcast on ABC’s Afternoon Briefing from his home office against the familiar backdrop of a crowded library. Camera iconAn interlocutor of … Read more

Sydney musician applies for 15 jobs in under five minutes in Centrelink speed run for JobSeeker

Mumfighter recorded a 'Centrelink speed run' which showed the JobSeeker applying for 15 jobs in less than 5 minutes (pictured)

A stipend recipient shared how he applied for 15 jobs in just three minutes to comply with Centrelink rules, which require him to make multiple applications each month. Sydney-based music producer ‘Mumfighter’ posted a video on his social media accounts on Wednesday showing how he is meeting the government’s requirements for the JobSeeker payment. Mumfighter … Read more

TV presenter Erin Jayne Plummer’s cause of death revealed after mental health battle

TV presenter Erin Jayne Plummer’s cause of death revealed after mental health battle

The cause of death of TV presenter Erin Jayne Plummer has been revealed after she was buried, aged just 42. The Studio 10 host, known for hosting daytime television infomercials, died last week. The Daily Mail reports that heartbroken friends of the bubbly mother-of-three have confirmed she took her own life after a struggle with … Read more

Stars Are Heavier Than We Thought

Study Identifies Therapeutic Target for Alzheimer’s Disease, Revealing Strategy for Preventing or Slowing Disease Progression

Newswise – A team of astrophysicists from the University of Copenhagen have come up with a major result regarding star populations beyond the Milky Way. The result could change our understanding of a wide range of astronomical phenomena, including the formation of black holes, supernovae and why galaxies die. The Andromeda Galaxy, our Milky Way’s … Read more

‘Bit overboard’: Fury over NEW rule at Bunnings

‘Bit overboard’: Fury over NEW rule at Bunnings

A major Australian hardware store is charging people $18 for over two hours of parking at one of its newest stores in Victoria. The new Melbourne-based Bunnings Doncaster store introduced specific paid underground parking for customers in December following concerns that people were using the parking spaces to shop at a nearby Westfield shopping centre. … Read more

South Africa: No need for mass monkeypox immunisation – experts | World Health Organization News

South Africa: No need for mass monkeypox immunisation – experts | World Health Organization News

The African continent has not recently recorded any confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox, unlike Europe and the United States. South African disease experts have said they see no need for a mass vaccination campaign against monkeypox or believe cases will explode in the same way COVID-19 has. The African continent has not recently recorded … Read more