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Tue 7 Apr 2020

Rates on hold: What borrowers should do next

premium_icon Rates on hold: What borrowers should do next  

The Reserve Bank of Australia board has kept the cash rate on hold but there’s still some important steps borrowers should take to save themselves money.

Cops fined for breaching social distancing

Cops fined for breaching social distancing

Two off-duty cops have been fined for partying on the weekend after one was spotted intoxicated on a nearby street and had to be taken to hospital.

CLOSED: All beachside carparks shut

premium_icon CLOSED: All beachside carparks shut

A fed up Gold Coast mayor has shut all beachside carparks saying it was a clear message to Easter revellers ‘there’s no point coming here’.

RBA keeps cash rate on hold

RBA keeps cash rate on hold

The Reserve Bank has kept the interest rate at 0.25 per cent as the country grapples with the economic fallout from the coronavirus.

Fate of 200 sick Ruby Princess crew

Fate of 200 sick Ruby Princess crew

As the Ruby Princess cruise ship sits docked at Port Kembla in NSW with hundreds of unwell crew on-board, what will happen to those with virus symptoms?

Meghan and Harry announce new venture

Meghan and Harry announce new venture

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have revealed the name of their newly announced foundation as they embark on post-royal life.

NRL offered a slice of paradise to resume competition

premium_icon NRL offered a slice of paradise to resume competition

The Whitsundays have offered to host all 16 NRL clubs at Hamilton, Daydream and Hayman Islands in an effort to resume the 2020 competition.

Third Tassie coronavirus death, national death toll 46

Third Tassie coronavirus death, national death toll 46

Tasmania has recorded its third death from coronavirus, a man in his 80s who was a passenger aboard the Ruby Princess cruise ship. It comes after several surfers were...

Roma woman tells of her ‘life-changing’ MS treatment

premium_icon Roma woman tells of her ‘life-changing’ MS treatment

AMANDA Weyman-Jones and daughter Chloe travelled to Moscow, Russia in January for a life changing treatment to stop her three decade battle with MS.

Alleged quarantine escapee ‘discharged missile’

premium_icon Alleged quarantine escapee ‘discharged missile’

A 50-year-old man who was being kept in a Government COVID-19 quarantine facility is due in court after allegedly escaping multiple times and ‘discharging a...

Covid-19: Easter weekend could ‘undo everything’

Covid-19: Easter weekend could ‘undo everything’

Australia’s response to the coronavirus has allowed us to avoid the “horror scenario”. But one upcoming event could bring all that work undone.

PM promises relief for struggling tenants

PM promises relief for struggling tenants

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed a new mandatory code of conduct will help protect commercial leases during the pandemic.

How Liam coped with Miley divorce

How Liam coped with Miley divorce

The Australian actor has opened up about how he is “staying balanced” amid all the turmoil in his personal life in recent months.

Mates fined $8k for backyard cricket

Mates fined $8k for backyard cricket

A group of friends have just played their most expensive game of cricket after police fined them more than $1600 each for breaking social distancing rules.

Land tax relief for struggling landlords

Land tax relief for struggling landlords

Landlords who support tenants in financial distress because of coronavirus will be offered land tax relief.

PM on how we are flattening the curve

PM on how we are flattening the curve

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is addressing Australia regarding modelling on how the lockdown is affecting the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

Star reveals he auditioned for James Bond

Star reveals he auditioned for James Bond

Outlander star Sam Heughan has let slip he auditioned for the role of James Bond, as the contest heats up as to who will replace Daniel Craig.

Coronavirus QLD: What you need to know

Coronavirus QLD: What you need to know

National death toll hits 45 as cruise ships ordered to leave Queensland coast and the Premier warns us not to go anywhere this Easter.

Tributes flow for 23-year-old killed in shark attack

premium_icon Tributes flow for 23-year-old killed in shark attack

A Queensland Parks and Wildlife ranger has been revealed as the victim killed in a shark attack while working in waters off an island in the Barrier Reef.

5 best free software tools for teaching kids at home

premium_icon 5 best free software tools for teaching kids at home

When school goes online because of the pandemic isolation restrictions, these are the 5 must-have software tools to make the pain that much easier on everyone.

Graph shows Bali on the brink of collapse

Graph shows Bali on the brink of collapse

On average, this holiday hotspot hosts around 1.2 million Aussies each year. Now, there’s fears Bali could be about to hit a “catastrophic” end.

Get the taste of the Ekka at home

premium_icon Get the taste of the Ekka at home

Disappointed you can't stock up on your favourite showbags at this year's Ekka? There's a way to get the show experience from the comfort of home.

JK Rowling recovers after 'virus symptoms'

JK Rowling recovers after 'virus symptoms'

JK Rowling has posted a message on Twitter saying she has fully recovered after having "symptoms" of the coronavirus.

BBC host’s secret message to viewers

BBC host’s secret message to viewers

A British TV presenter had a subtle note for viewers written on her hand during a live broadcast on the BBC this week.

Man hoards 5400 toilet paper rolls

Man hoards 5400 toilet paper rolls

An Aussie man has reportedly been banned from selling his stash online and is now trying to offload it to supermarkets.

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