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Tue 17 Sep 2019

NBN announces lower prices, kills 'Netflix tax'

NBN announces lower prices, kills 'Netflix tax'

THE National Broadband Network has killed off its highly criticised “Netflix tax” proposal, and is instead focused on luring new customers.

Shopping centre tricks that suck us in

Shopping centre tricks that suck us in

Ever get lost at the shops? Lose track of time? Turns out shopping centres use a host of sneaky tricks to make you stay longer and pay more.

Team’s brutal revenge on ‘abusive’ boss

Team’s brutal revenge on ‘abusive’ boss

The entire staff of a popular restaurant have had the last laugh after quitting en masse due to their workplace’s “toxic” conditions.

25yo gives herself $13k pay rise

25yo gives herself $13k pay rise

At Cecilia Manduca’s company, employees can set their own salary. She recently decided to increase her pay to $67,000 because “I’m worth it”.

Aussie boss making $459,000 a week

Aussie boss making $459,000 a week

The average full-time Aussie worker makes $1695 per week. But this man makes 270 times that thanks to our “culture of entitlement”.

Baby formula brawl follows $1.5bn bid

Baby formula brawl follows $1.5bn bid

Shoppers have been filmed in a brutal brawl over baby formula on the same day a Chinese company launched a $1.5 billion takeover bid for an Aussie brand.

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Why more Aussies are committing to a mortgage

Why more Aussies are committing to a mortgage

Rising mortgage demand is being matched by similar sentiment across the property industry. But will it continue?

The NBN’s ultimate broken promise

The NBN’s ultimate broken promise

We would be working from home and saving about $3800 a year by 2020 thanks to the NBN, one 2013 report suggested. But it didn’t quite work out.

In Audi’s future, off-roading takes its cues from drones

In Audi’s future, off-roading takes its cues from drones

It looks a little like a lunar rover but this buggy, with its helicopter-like cabin, is a realistic vision of what an electric SUV of the future might look like.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Planet capable of sustaining life finally found

Planet capable of sustaining life finally found

SCIENTISTS have discovered a potentially habitable world beyond our solar system — a super-Earth with water and climate that could support life as we know it.

5 deposit hacks to help first home buyers

5 deposit hacks to help first home buyers

SAVING up a deposit for your first home can be seen as an impossible mountain to climb for many people. But, it can be easier than you think.

Shortages, disorder from no-deal Brexit

Shortages, disorder from no-deal Brexit

THE British government has been forced to release its plan for the worst-case scenario of a no-deal Brexit - it warns of food shortages and public disorder.

Social media star exposed in tell-all

Social media star exposed in tell-all

The claws are well and truly out in influencer land, and failed social media star Caroline Calloway is at the centre of the fight.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

New iPhone feature brutally mocked

New iPhone feature brutally mocked

Apple’s new iPhone models have caused a stir online, but social media users have been quick to attack one feature they can’t stand.

Guilty plea over crash that killed innocent truckie

Guilty plea over crash that killed innocent truckie

A WOMAN has pleaded guilty over the crash that killed a Woolworths delivery truck driver, in which she crashed into his truck while fleeing cops.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

Sick online question to 10yo

Sick online question to 10yo

A young girl has been targeted by a predator using a kids-only online space, who asked her for topless photos to “verify her age”.

VW Beetle successor revealed

VW Beetle successor revealed

It is built on a new electric architecture that will form the basis of a multi-billion dollar push into the emerging electric vehicle space

Mon 9 Sep 2019

‘Workaholic’ dad’s son dies during meeting

‘Workaholic’ dad’s son dies during meeting

A workaholic dad who found out his eight-year-old son had died while he was on a conference call penned a heart-wrenching warning for other parents.

Woolies’ surprising plan for unused bread

Woolies’ surprising plan for unused bread

The war on food waste at Woolworths has turned biblical with a new plan to convert unsold loaves of bread into beer.

How to repay your home loan fast

How to repay your home loan fast

Follow these steps to take advantage of falling home loan interest rates and pay off your mortgage quicker, saving you thousands of dollars.

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