Mid Century reno makes a splash with buyers

A ritzy internal renovation to a striking mid century house in Hamlyn Heights provided the ideal entry to Geelong for a young family. The buyers are quitting Melbourne for a change of lifestyle after securing the three-bedroom house at 4 Fairlie St for $907,000. The property attracting bids from two groups at Saturday’s auction, which … Read more

Lando Norris switches off as Formula 1 chaos goes into overdrive

Daniel Ricciardo’s McLaren teammate isn’t taking questions. Lando Norris took to social media in the wake of the Formula 1’s silly season going into overdrive to let the world know, he isn’t available. Watch Every Practice, Qualifying & Race of the 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship™ Live on Kayo. New to Kayo? Start your … Read more

Collapsed building company owes $27m

A collapsed Victorian construction company has $27 million in debt and owes $3.2 million to around 140 staff that it is unlikely to be able to repay, according to the liquidator’s report which revealed what went wrong. The Geelong-based company called Norris Construction Group, which included seven associated companies, went under in March with KordaMentha … Read more

Family ‘screwed’ by building bombshell

A homeowner who bought into an off-the-plan development in Brisbane, which has now been shelved, has described the development company’s decision as an “absolute joke” claiming that it would leave his family financially “screwed”. Chris* signed up to buy an $800,000 townhouse last year in the $180 million development called Greville, in the northern suburb … Read more

‘Like a new childhood’: How parkour is helping adults rediscover the joy of play

Most adults wouldn’t even think of “playing” outside, but with parkour, Amy Han does just that. Amy is not jumping off any buildings though. She’s there for the softer side of parkour, that almost anyone can do. “I can’t think of a better way to incorporate movement and exercise and play into life,” she said. “I don’t really think … Read more

Boomer books shock ticket back to the NBA

Boomers star Matthew Dellavedova is returning to the NBA after signing with the Sacramento Kings. The team announced the move on Saturday morning (AEST), and according to Michael Scotto from HoopsHype it is a one-year, partially guaranteed deal. CLICK FOR EVERY TEAM’S OFF-SEASON ROSTER CHANGES Dellavedova most recently played for Melbourne United in the NBL, … Read more

What’s on for Open House Melbourne

Melburnians will be able to set foot in some of the city’s most important cultural and historical spaces for the first time this weekend. The new Melbourne Holocaust Museum building and freshly finished parts of Footscray’s Heavenly Queen Temple will be open to the public for the first time as Open House Melbourne returns in … Read more

‘We’ve lost morale’: Country rugby clubs miss home games as Melbourne teams say trip is too far

The distance between Ballarat and Melbourne is the same in both directions. But several Melbourne-based rugby teams say the trip out of the city is too far to travel for a game. Key points: The Ballarat Highlanders have missed out on two home matches this year due to Melbourne-based clubs forfeiting Bendigo, Shepparton and Mornington … Read more

AFL Round-Up: A round to remember delivers highlights, new heroes and heartbreaks

Geelong and Collingwood keep their streaks alive, Jamarra Ugle-Hagan explodes and Richmond does that thing again — round 19 had it all. Welcome to the AFL Round-Up, where we digest the week that was. A tale of two streaks Incredibly, we have two teams currently on nine-game winning streaks. Both took distinctly different paths to … Read more