Sydney’s most affordable rental markets within 22 miles of the city

New research from rental review site has revealed the 20 best tenant-friendly rental markets within an easy commute to Sydney’s CBD. Each of the unit markets listed in RentRabbit’s quarterly Tenant Opportunity Report is within 22 miles of the city and has average rents of $410 or less per week, with many seeing a … Read more

Venture Capital: How Bad Will The Big Chill Affect NZ?

The investors who fund startups are pulling their heads in the US and Australia, devaluing their existing holdings amid rising interest rates, fears of a recession and a plunge in technology stocks in public markets. However, industry players say New Zealand may not be hit as hard as investors have been more conservative here and … Read more

Simple act of submitting meter reading wipes $365 off women’s AGL gas bill

As Australians continue to deal with the rising cost of living, they are being reminded to double-check the costs on their energy bills. A Melbourne resident, who lives with her partner in a new-build townhouse, said she was “stunned” to receive a $430 gas bill recently, despite her two previous bills being less than $100. … Read more

Worker crushed by concrete at Fort Street High School in Sydney

A worker at a prominent Sydney school has died after being crushed by “several tons” of concrete and scaffolding on Friday. The stonemason was working at Fort Street High School in Petersham in western Sydney when the scaffolding collapsed on the man just before 11:30 am. The body of the man, who is believed to … Read more

Victorian suburbs of Melbourne are braving the property crisis

The Melbourne and regional Victorian suburbs braving the downturn with strong clearance rates and rapid sales have been revealed. Rowville and Bayswater had a clearing rate of over 90 percent in the three months to August, among 10 Melbourne burbs that were over 80 percent, while Warrnambool had a perfect clean sheet of 100 percent … Read more

Tamil family of asylum seekers gets permanent visa after four-year battle | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Tamil family of asylum seekers gets permanent visa after four-year battle | ABC newsABC News (Australia) The Biloela family has been granted a permanent visa to stay in Australia9News The Biloela family gets a permanent residence permitSky News Australia Tamil refugee family the Nadesalingams granted permanent visas after four years of struggleABC news View full … Read more

Real Housewives of Sydney star Krissy Marsh lists Dover Heights house up for auction

Krissy Marsh, the star of Real Housewives of Sydney, and her husband John Marsh, a property developer, have put their Dover Heights home up for sale following their $30 million purchase in Double Bay. Alex Lyons of Raine and Horne Double Bay and Elliott Placks of Ray White Double Bay are not citing a guide … Read more

Stonemason dies after being crushed by scaffolding and concrete – Sky News Australia

Stonemason dies after being crushed by scaffolding and concreteSky News Australia Worker killed after scaffolding collapsed at Sydney secondary school9News Stonemason killed by falling scaffolding at school in Sydney’s westSydney Morning Herald Stonemason killed after being crushed by concrete and scaffolding at Fort St High SydneyDaily mail View full coverage on Google News

Mark Buddle extradited to Melbourne on top secret AFP charter flight

Australia’s most wanted cyclist, Mark Buddle, remains behind bars after being taken into custody. Buddle briefly appeared before the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Friday after being secretly extradited by Darwin under the cover of darkness. He faced two charges for allegedly importing approximately $40 million worth of cocaine. His attorney Stephen Zahr has not filed … Read more

Sydney homeowners who have used a small deposit risk paying the bank more than their property is worth

People who bought a house with a small down payment in Sydney last year are at risk of being in debt more than their home is worth at a time when interest rates are rising and the cost of living is high. Recent models from PropTrack suggest house prices could fall by 18 percent in … Read more