Travelers face more delays amid chaos at Australian airports as school holiday rush sets in

Disruption at Australian airports is set to continue as the winter school holiday rush takes hold. Australian travelers encountered more disruption at airports on the first day of the winter school holidays. Millions of passengers are expected to fly in and out of the country’s biggest airports over the next two weeks, with people warned … Read more

Travelers face more delays amid chaos at Australian airports as school holiday rush sets in

Disruption at Australian airports is set to continue as the winter school holiday rush takes hold. Australian travelers encountered more disruption at airports on the first day of the winter school holidays. Millions of passengers are expected to fly in and out of the country’s biggest airports over the next two weeks, with people warned … Read more

Sydney bikini model Stevie Bamford convicted of defrauding the Hilton hotel

A bikini-clad model has learned her fate for defrauding a luxury hotel after making headlines for lying about a sexual assault. Nine years after she falsely accused a tuktuk driver of raping her in Thailand, a bikini-clad Sydney model has been convicted of defrauding a luxury hotel. Stevie Bamford, the daughter of former rugby league … Read more

Boutique hotel in Surry Hills sold for $30 million

In a first for Sydney, a hotel built using a new form of sustainable timber has changed hands as investors continue to rush into the downtown commercial property market. A new six-storey hotel in downtown Sydney has been sold for $30 million to a local hotelier. The hotel was built by Sydney-based Alessi Design and … Read more

Australian supplier buy now, pay later Brighte lays off 15% of its staff

Buy now, pay later Supplier Brighte ballooned in size last year, but has now downsized. Still, the company said it’s “sustainable” because it doesn’t fund “impulse purchases.” An Australian supplier who buys now, pays later, offers cash for home improvements and solar energy, has laid off 15% of its staff. Still, the finance company called … Read more

Protesters interrupt Chinese Ambassador’s event at UTS Sydney

Protesters were evacuated by security after interrupting a speech by the Chinese ambassador to Sydney. Protesters crushed a speech by China’s ambassador to Australia to question Beijing’s human rights record. Several people interrupted Xiao Qian’s speech at the Institute of Australia-China Relations at the University of Technology Sydney on Friday. Well-known anti-China Communist Party activist … Read more

Dilapidated Annandale home to go up for auction with $4.8million guidebook

“Blank canvas” might be the nicest thing you can say about this downtown property, but eager buyers stunned locals as they lined up to throw the checkbook at it. It has visibly soiled carpets, walls stripped of paint and a shed apparently built from scrap corrugated iron, but only multi-millionaires should sign up for the … Read more

Ashes of mother lost by Qantas on London-Sydney flight

A woman is ‘non-functional with distress’ following an error by Qantas after flying to Sydney from London. A woman says her partner is ‘nonfunctional with distress’ after Qantas lost a bag containing her mother’s ashes. The couple flew from Heathrow Airport to Sydney on Saturday morning but were still waiting for the bag to arrive … Read more

Sydney bikini model Stevie Bamford convicted of defrauding the Hilton hotel

A bikini-clad model has learned her fate for defrauding a luxury hotel after making headlines for lying about a sexual assault. Nine years after she falsely accused a tuktuk driver of raping her in Thailand, a bikini-clad Sydney model has been convicted of defrauding a luxury hotel. Stevie Bamford, the daughter of former rugby league … Read more

Mark Latham says 13,699 teachers in NSW are not allowed to teach due to vaccination mandates. Is it correct?

Requirement As teachers in NSW slam ‘excruciating’ staff shortages and increased workloads, NSW MLC for One Nation and former Federal Labor leader Mark Latham have suggested vaccination mandates are to blame. “The latest data shows that 13,699 teachers out of [the NSW Education Department] payroll system are not allowed to teach due to inadequate vaccination … Read more