Pay The Rent: Fury over push to pay weekly tax to Indigenous Australians

A campaign calling for non-Indigenous Australian property owners to pay a “weekly rent” to traditional landowners has been met with staunch opposition, with One Nation Leader Pauline Hanson leading the charge against the move. The scheme, Pay The Rent, would work as a voluntary weekly payment to a body led by Aboriginal elders and managed … Read more

Pay The Rent scheme calls on weekly non Indigenous payments

Momentum is building for a campaign that would call on Australian property owners to pay a percentage of their income to traditional land owners out of respect for their ancestral land claims. The scheme, Pay the Rent, would work as a voluntary weekly payment to a body led by Aboriginal elders and managed without interference … Read more

ABC’s Mark Humphries trolled on Twitter over rent tweet

Mark Humphries’ Twitter feed has turned into “f**khead territory”. On Sunday evening, the ABC satirist took to the platform to share his thoughts on what seemed a reasonable observation of life in the rental market. “Sick of the NBN’s $300 “one-time connection fee”. Am now in the second-straight rental property where the owner refuses to … Read more

Arabella Cignetti Fitness: Arabella Cignetti caught with sandwich bag of cocaine

Sydney fitness influencer Arabella Cignetti, 24, will serve a nine-month intensive corrections order after being caught with a “sandwich bag” of cocaine at a Karaoke bar. An agreed set of facts stated Cignetti, who pleaded guilty to supplying a prohibited drug, was at Haymarket’s Dynasty Karaoke with friends in the early hours of July 30, … Read more

TikTok exposes parking fine loophole after Victorian man gets ticket

An opportunistic Victorian man has highlighted why on some occasions, reading the fine print may be worth the struggle. Drew Panton recently returned to his car at the Wilson Parking facility in Cremorne, Melbourne, to find a dreaded $65 parking ticket under one of his wipers. But closer inspection of the small leaflet revealed a … Read more

Australian Made logo: Supermarket trick shoppers are falling for

Aussie shoppers are becoming increasingly conscious about what products they buy and where they come from. Many of us want to do as much as we can to support local produce and businesses, which is why some shoppers will gravitate towards products with the Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo. The logo can only be … Read more

Asteroid 2022 RM4: Massive asteroid almost the size of world’s largest building to fly past Earth

A massive asteroid – almost as large as the world’s tallest building – will fly past Earth and be visible on telescopes in Aussie backyards. NASA has classified Asteroid 2022 RM4 as “potentially hazardous” due to its predicted path close to the planet. The asteroid is about 750m in diameter, just short of the Burj … Read more

Savannah Daisley: Inside downfall of alleged sex offender heiress

Savannah Daisley enjoyed a life of luxury, rubbing shoulders with Australia’s elite. But on Tuesday, her world her came crashing down. As a successful entrepreneur and heiress, Savannah Daisley was used to the high life – but this week, everything changed. Police allege the North Shore woman had sex with a 14-year-old child on four … Read more

Anti-abortion campaign targets Labor candidates

Labor candidates have reportedly become the targets of an anti-abortion scare campaign organized by a “pro-life” group. An advertising campaign has targeted Labor candidates over an earlier policy to allow abortions in public hospitals. Pamphlets reportedly delivered to voters in the marginal seat of Macquarie bear the slogan: “Labor wants you to fund abortions”. An … Read more