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Wed 21 Nov 2018

Aussie lingo a living, thriving language

Aussie lingo a living, thriving language

Australian English is thriving and not in danger of becoming more American. The authors of Australia’s own dictionary have proof.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

A $65k house deposit in 15 months

A $65k house deposit in 15 months

KRYSTAL Sagona is about to buy her very first home in Melbourne. And she’s done it entirely on her own — and in just over a year.

USED CAR: Why the Mazda CX-5 is Australia’s favourite SUV

USED CAR: Why the Mazda CX-5 is Australia’s favourite SUV

THE Mazda CX-5 is AUstralia’s most popular SUV, but if you are buying a used one make sure you look out for these potential issues.

What Aussies really think of driverless cars

What Aussies really think of driverless cars

CAR companies are telling us that we need autonomous vehicles but do we really want them on our roads? The results are telling.

Scary parenting trend revealed

Scary parenting trend revealed

FOR years, experts have raised concern over how much phone time kids have each day. But now the tables have turned and parents in the firing line.

85yo’s Instagram account is utterly adorable

85yo’s Instagram account is utterly adorable

This 85-year-old has been documenting his weight loss journey on Instagram and has quickly gone viral thanks to the joyful nature of his posts.

The weird thing happening to your coffee

The weird thing happening to your coffee

IF you feel like your morning coffee is getting smaller and smaller, you might not be losing your mind. Experts have explained why.

Skoda promises new models with fireworks and a light show

Skoda promises new models with fireworks and a light show

Skoda’s Scala hatch is tipped to be a slightly slimmer version of the Vision RS Paris show concept.

Why Christmas is going to the dogs

Why Christmas is going to the dogs

Christmas holidays are fast approaching and many Australians are making plans for big family celebrations, but a recent poll shows many of the nation’s 5.7 million...

Mon 19 Nov 2018

Young paraplegic father taking on the CrossFit world

Young paraplegic father taking on the CrossFit world

JOSH Young is the only Australian adaptive athlete to qualify in an international CrossFit competition.

WINE REVIEW: When you're thirsty, but need to be thrifty

WINE REVIEW: When you're thirsty, but need to be thrifty

These wines may give you some ideas to save a few dollars when money seems to evaporate.

‘Horrific’: Aussie woman mauled by own dog

‘Horrific’: Aussie woman mauled by own dog

A DOG in Adelaide will be euthanised by council at the request of its owner after it mauled her, leaving her in a serious condition.

Tested: Audi’s Lamborghini twin

Tested: Audi’s Lamborghini twin

AUDI’S most expensive model might not look and feel as brash as its rampaging cousin but underneath there are lots of similarities.

How I saved $8000 in eight months

How I saved $8000 in eight months

ELENA Stavrou wanted to go on an amazing European holiday. But like many young Aussies, it was just a dream — until she took simple steps to make it happen.

Don't be tentative about tentacles - dive right in

Don't be tentative about tentacles - dive right in

Octopus can be a little confronting for some people, but this barbecued version offers a tender, tasty treat.

Barber’s incredible offer to homeless man

Barber’s incredible offer to homeless man

When this barber saw police about to arrest a homeless man, he stepped in with an incredible gesture. What he did for that man completely turned his life around.

In urban SUVs, the front-wheel drive version is all you need

In urban SUVs, the front-wheel drive version is all you need

CHEAPER to buy and service, a front-drive SUV will be thriftier and easier on brakes than an AWD.

Bold change to world’s favourite car - Toyota Corolla sedan

Bold change to world’s favourite car - Toyota Corolla sedan

TOYOTA details new four-door variant of popular hatch with revamped dimensions to make it sportier than ever.

What not to do with a sea snake

What not to do with a sea snake

A Queensland farmer has had possibly the most #Straya moment ever in his encounter with a highly venomous sea snake while holidaying on Fraser Island.

Korea's Kia Optima v Japan's Toyota Camry: who wins?

Korea's Kia Optima v Japan's Toyota Camry: who wins?

Top-spec medium sedans, a lacklustre segment, pack safety gear, comfort items and brisk performance

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