Weather: Sydney and Melbourne crushed by an ice explosion

Winter appears to have set in early in Australia’s eastern states and territories, with the capital dipping to -1C this morning. Winter appears to have set in early in Australia’s eastern states and territories, with the capital of Canberra dipping to -1C this morning. Residents of Melbourne, Hobart and Adelaide suffered a low of 8C, … Read more

Docklands residence with alleged secret tunnels, fairy tale staircase leads to market

A large Docklands apartment in a historic building with allegedly walled-in secret tunnels and a ‘fairytale’ entrance is up for sale. Former Prime Minister Robert Menzies worked at the site. A large Docklands apartment inside a building with secret tunnels and a lavish “fairytale” staircase is in search of a new lord or lady. The … Read more

Sydney sellers move to private treaty as buyers step back

Sydney sellers are changing the way they trade as the property market enters a new cycle, but there is good news for buyers. More properties in Sydney are moving from auction to private treaty as buyers’ sentiment shifts from fear of missing out to fear of paying too much. The number of buyers showing up … Read more

Regional towns in NSW where rents have skyrocketed by 52%

The exorbitant cost of the Covid/treechanger movement has been laid bare after a year of astronomical price growth in the NSW region. The cost of the tree changers movement has been laid bare after a year of astronomical growth in the NSW region. Many regional cities have seen rents rise 52% over the past year … Read more

Toorak mansion with underwater cinema, wine cellar for sale after lavish renovation

The 92-year-old Toorak House has undergone a huge renovation over the past four years. Take a peek inside the stately home. A majestic Toorak mansion built around 1930 has undergone a massive renovation and is now ready for new owners. The five-bedroom home at 32 Sargood St is attracting a number of buyers with its … Read more

Man charged with murder and attempted murder following house fire in Albanvale

A man has been charged with murder and attempted murder following a fire that left a woman dead and a teenager seriously injured. A man has been charged with murder following a fire in Melbourne’s west that left a woman dead and a teenager seriously injured. The 38-year-old, who has been under police surveillance in … Read more

Melbourne search for freedom protester who allegedly assaulted police

A police officer was allegedly assaulted twice during a protest in Melbourne on Saturday, prompting an investigation. Police are looking for a freedom protester who allegedly attacked a police officer twice during a rally on Saturday afternoon. The officer was carrying out traffic management duties on King St in Melbourne when a fight broke out … Read more

A $210-a-week Fitzroy rental in Melbourne ransacked by potential tenants

For $210 a week, you could live in a one-room house with no toilet. And although the house leaves a lot to be desired, the rental agent says the deal “won’t last long.” A $210-a-week rental in Melbourne’s popular suburb of Fitzroy has been trashed by online punters for its appalling setup and price. While … Read more

A $210-a-week Fitzroy rental in Melbourne ransacked by potential tenants

For $210 a week, you could live in a one-room house with no toilet. And although the house leaves a lot to be desired, the rental agent says the deal “won’t last long.” A $210-a-week rental in Melbourne’s popular suburb of Fitzroy has been trashed by online punters for its appalling setup and price. While … Read more

Overnight snow on Mount Hotham hampers search for missing man

A missing grandfather in the high country of Victoria may simply have wandered off as more tragic details of the desperate search emerge. Hope for a missing grandfather in the high country of Victoria crumbles as the search enters a sixth day after freezing overnight conditions. Up to 120 police, SES and other volunteers have … Read more