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August 8, 2022

Birmingham Games: Aussies in action on Day 11 and Day 10 results

Aussies in action on Day 11 of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games: DIVING Mixed Synchronised 3m Springboard Final (Maddison Keeney, Anabelle Smith, Domonic Bedggod, Shixin Li),...

August 7, 2022

Birmingham Games: Aussies in action on Day 10 and Day 9 results

What’s on today? DIVING Men's 10m Platform Preliminary (Shixin Li, Cassiel Rousseau), Women's 3m Springboard Preliminary (Emily Boyd, Georgia Sheehan), Men's 10m Platform Final, Women's 3m...

August 2, 2022

Reserve Bank lifts cash rate to 1.85 per cent

The Reserve Bank has lifted the official cash rate by 50 basis points to 1.85 per cent - its highest level in over six years. For...

July 29, 2022

Rates put first home buyers at risk: RBA

Households are generally well placed to weather interest rate rises, but recent first home buyers are particularly vulnerable to financial stress with the Reserve...

July 29, 2022

Aussies in action in Birmingham: Day 1

TODAY (Friday, July 29) is Day 1 of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games, and Australian athletes will be straight into the action. Here's a list...

July 27, 2022

Inflation highest in more than 30 years

AUSTRALIA has recorded its worst inflation outcome since the introduction of the GST, potentially locking in an interest rate rise by the central bank...

July 15, 2022

First homebuyers offered more hope with home guarantee scheme extension

The industry has been quick to show support for the extension of the federal government’s Home Guarantee Scheme, which will see 40,000 new places...

July 5, 2022

Reserve Bank hikes cash rate to 1.35 pct

The Reserve Bank has raised the cash rate to 1.35 per cent from 0.85 per cent at its board meeting, the third consecutive...

July 3, 2022

Surf Coast musos take to the mic

SURF Coast musicians are taking the stage with monthly open mic nights hosted at Bells Beach Brewing to showcase local talent. Award-winning Torquay singer-songwriter Kirsty...

June 17, 2022

MBV CEO Rebecca Casson to head up government consultative council

Master Builders Victoria (MBV) CEO Rebecca Casson has been appointed as chairperson of the Victorian Government's Building Industry Consultative Council (BICC) in another first...

June 15, 2022

Low-paid workers set for 5.2pct payrise

The industrial umpire has decided on a pay...

June 10, 2022

Metricon founder and CEO Mario Biasin remembered for his contribution to the industry

Master Builders Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, and New South Wales remember Metricon founder and CEO Mario Biasin and urge Australia's building and construction industry...

June 10, 2022

San Cisco to make long-awaited return to Torquay

SAN CISCO are back and all grown up, kicking off the Victorian leg of their Between You and Me Australian Tour at the Torquay...

June 7, 2022

RBA raises cash rate to 0.85 per cent

THE Reserve Bank of Australia has raised the cash rate to 0.85 per cent from 0.35 per cent at its board meeting, the second...

June 5, 2022

Neddy’s box of Noodles

Neddy’s Box of Noodles, written and illustrated by 15-year-old Geelong local Bianca B, is a tale of humour, fun and imagination. The book tells the...

May 21, 2022

Morrison, Albanese cast ballots

SCOTT Morrison has championed a strong economy and a stronger future in his final pitch to voters as he cast what could be his...

May 21, 2022

Labor tipped for narrow election victory

AUSTRALIA is expected to get its sixth prime minister in nine years, with polls pointing to a win for Anthony Albanese's Labor team. When polls...

May 20, 2022

Women more likely to live in poverty in retirement than men

The inequality in superannuation balances as well as the entrenched gender pay gap means more women than men are likely to spend their retirement...

May 20, 2022

A swift series of rate hikes on the cards

The Reserve Bank of Australia has set the scene for a steady climb in interest rates to curb inflation and concedes this will weigh...

April 23, 2022

Jakara reaches for historic heights

JAKARA Anthony wants to re-write the rules on what is possible for women's mogul skiing after a record-breaking season that crowned her as the...

April 22, 2022

Our Cherished Pet, Sparky

Sparky first came into the Cherished Pets circle in 2015 when his human, Jean, acquired him from an elderly person who had passed. Jean desperately...

April 22, 2022

Embark on a fulfilling career in aged care

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honourable, to be compassionate, to have it make...

April 22, 2022

Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation

When artist Georgie Gall approached the Hive Gallery to enable her next exhibition to be a fundraiser for the Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation, it...

April 22, 2022

Regions and smaller cities drive growth

CoreLogic's national Home Value Index was up 0.7 per cent in March, a subtle increase on the 0.6 per cent lift recorded in February. The...