More than 1000 homes to go under hammer today in biggest auction day of year so far

More than 1000 homes to go under hammer today in biggest auction day of year so far

HOME seekers will have an unusually large selection of Sydney properties to choose from today as 1083 homes go under the hammer in the biggest auction day of the year so far. Today’s super Saturday for auctions follows a 22.3 per cent annual spike in the number of private treaty …

‘We did it here, you can do it there’: Sydney joins Parkland school shooting protests | US news

Australian students and politicians have rallied in Sydney in solidarity with the survivors of the Parkland school shooting, as part of a global protest to end gun violence. On Saturday survivors of last month’s shooting, their families and supporters will rally in Washington DC as part of the March for …

Sheffield Shield final: Day one washed out at Allan Border Field as Queensland and Tasmania frustrated

Sheffield Shield final: Day one washed out at Allan Border Field as Queensland and Tasmania frustrated

Posted March 23, 2018 18:57:39 Photo: Early rain at Allan Border Field meant no play for the Bulls and Tigers on day one of the Sheffield Shield final. (AAP: Glenn Hunt) Queensland coach Wade Seccombe admits the state has been embarrassed by the abandonment of day one of their Sheffield …

Tathra bushfire: class action considered against government-owned utility | Australia news

Lawyers are investigating a potential class action over the Tathra bushfires, alleging failings by the government-owned corporation responsible for maintaining and inspecting the state’s power lines. On Thursday, the Rural Fire Service released its early findings into the cause of the fire, which destroyed 65 houses and 35 caravans and …

Lions and Dogs ready for grand final

March 23, 2018. The Brisbane Lions and Western Bulldogs captains and coaches speak to media at Ikon Park in Melbourne’s north ahead of the AFLW grand final. Bulldogs’ Ellie Blackburn says a difficult season prepared the team for losing their captain Katie Brennan and will be ready for the match …

More than 70 whales die as 150 trapped in mass stranding in Western Australia | Environment

More than 150 whales have washed ashore in Western Australia, of which at least 70 have died. Volunteers and vets in Hamelin Bay, near the town of Augusta on the state’s south-western tip, tried to keep the short-finned pilot whales alive before beginning an operation to herd them out to …

Golden Slipper favourite Sunlight could be the first horse owned by women to win the prestigious race

Golden Slipper favourite Sunlight could be the first horse owned by women to win the prestigious race

Updated March 23, 2018 11:53:59 Photo: Race-horse Sunlight has taken the Australian racing world by storm, and is tipped to win the 2018 Golden Slipper. (AAP: Albert Perez) Related Story: Come for a ride on the world’s fastest racehorse Related Story: Jockey trailblazer says women-only racing event ‘a step backwards’ …

Two NSW teens nabbed in $2m weed crop bust

March 23, 2018. Two teenage boys and two men are behind bars after camouflaged officers from the state’s drug squad swooped on a large cannabis crop in bushland northwest of Bathurst. Officers stormed a property at Mt Rankin on Thursday morning, following an extensive inquiry, and uncovered a large-scale crop of …

A splash, an op-ed and a full-page ad: News Corp tabloid gives property lobby a megaphone | Weekly Beast | Media

On Wednesday the Courier-Mail’s front-page story, “A tax on all your houses”, trumpeted the Property Council’s campaign to reverse the Queensland Labor government’s imposition of a waste levy on properties worth more than $10m from 1 July. Annastacia Palaszczuk says the levy – which has been described as a Robin …