House prices will fall by no less than 22.3 percent in 2023: NAB

House prices will fall even further next year, with an overall drop of 23 percent in some states between 2022 and 2023, according to the National Australia Bank. Across Australia, most capital cities, except Sydney, will take a brutal blow to house prices in 2023 after they surge during the pandemic, the bank predicts. Surprisingly, … Read more

Sydney, Melbourne weather: heavy rain as cars get flooded

There is a huge rain shower on the way to Sydney, the Bureau of Meteorology weather radar shows. It comes a day after the city broke the record for the wettest year on record, or at least since the records began in 1858, with three months to go. Up to 15mm of rain was forecast … Read more

Carrum Downs, Melbourne: Heartless Thieves Ruin Charity’s Christmas

A charity’s Christmas plans have been sabotaged after heartless thieves stole gifts in southeastern Melbourne. An early morning break-in has led to a hunt for two men who allegedly stole the gifts from a charity in Firth Close near Carrum Downs around 2am on Wednesday. The thieves reportedly broke into a storage facility that kept … Read more

Des Hasler considers legal action over fiasco of proud Manly Sea Eagles sweater

Manly’s pride jersey fiasco is far from over with reports that emerging coach Des Hasler is considering legal action over the scandal that has derailed the club’s season. The Sea Eagles recorded seven consecutive losses in the wake of the rainbow jersey drama in which seven of the team’s top players withdrew from their round … Read more

Langford Jones Homes Investigated After Corporate Funds Were Used To Buy Homes

A bankruptcy trustee investigates a collapsed family business that, with company money, bought a number of homes in which family members had interests, while homeowners claim they were left with incomplete and faulty homes. That’s according to a settlement report filed with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) last week in collapsed Victorian home … Read more

NAB forecasts a $200k+ drop in Melbourne home price value by the end of 2023

Melbourne’s quintessential home could have wiped out nearly a quarter of its value by the end of 2023 after one of the country’s largest banks predicted a market crisis of more than $200,000. NAB already made bleak forecasts for the city’s homeowners on Thursday, now forecasting a whopping $201,250 (23 percent) of the $875,000 a … Read more

A-League Season 2022-23: Valon Berisha Out To Match Famous Namesake In Melbourne City

Melbourne has a new Berisha in town. Eight years after Besart Berisha arrived in Melbourne and a year after he left as the A-League’s best goalscorer ever (142 goals), fellow Kosovo international Valon Berisha, 29, has been recruited as Melbourne City’s star recruit. The latest Berisha has a bigger global profile than his namesake, who … Read more

Weekend weather in Sydney, Melbourne: flooding concerns as forecast

For days, weather forecasters have been warning that this weekend is likely to be a washout in the east. Saturated soils mean flooding is likely, including in parts of Sydney. After the weekend there is some rest in the rain. But in weather news no one wanted to hear, forecasters have said more rain is … Read more

Brad Davidson gives his selections for Randwick

Sky Racing’s form analyst Brad Davidson takes the line on every race, including suggested bets, for Saturday’s Rosehill Gardens meeting. The Form: Complete the NSW Racing Thoroughbred form, including video replays and everything you need to know about each horse, jockey and trainer. Find a winner here. RANDWICK Track: heavy 10. Rail: From 8m 1000m … Read more

St John Ambulance Victoria First Aid Champion Awards 2022 recognize lifesavers and lifechangers

Little lifesaver, Emilie Hook, has been recognized along with 10 other Victorian first aid “superheroes” for her efforts to resuscitate her asthmatic sister. The six-year-old from Ballarat – who dreams of becoming a paramedic – was named Junior First Aid Champion at a St John Ambulance Victoria awards ceremony on Wednesday. In May last year, … Read more