World News ‘Forced to sell’: Under stress mortgage holders hanging on for RBA call as experts split on August rate hike Blog

If interest rates remain high through 2025, more than 150,000 homeowners could be forced to sell, new research shows. With the Reserve Bank uncertain about cutting its cash rate before the new year and increasing uncertainty over whether banks would pass on a rate cut, the survey found that one in ten households with mortgage … Read more

World News ‘Mild and sunny winter days’: Australia in for sunny weather following last week’s cold snap Blog

Australians can finally put down their scarves as sunny days are ahead in most parts of the country. According to Jonathon How, a meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology, people will have a chance to “thaw out” over the next few days and the weather will be sunny.

World News 2025 Audi A5, S5 revealed, Australian timing confirmed Blog

Audi has introduced a new generation of mid-size cars that competes not only against the BMW 3 Series but also against the 4 Series Gran Coupé. The previous A4 Sedan and A5 Sportback models have been replaced by the new A5 Sedan, which, confusingly, is not a sedan but a liftback… much like the old … Read more

World News WA Opera presents visual and vocal feast in Dvorak’s Rusalka at His Majesty’s Theatre Blog

A smorgasbord of visual and vocal delights graces the stage for WA Opera's enchanting interpretation of Dvorak's Rusalka at His Majesty's Theatre this month. Director Sarah Giles and her assistant Laura Hansford, as well as the cast, chorus and WA Symphony Orchestra, all conducted by Chris van Tuinen, lure and captivate with myth, magic and … Read more

World News South32 shares dive after it books huge $828m impairment on Worsley Alumina after WA EPA conditions Blog

South32 is challenging the state's environmental authority's requirements over a plan to further mine bauxite in the Northern Jarrah Forest in southwest Western Australia. Two weeks ago, the Environmental Protection Agency conditionally approved an expansion of South32's Boddington mine to supply Worsley, near Bunbury, with raw materials for another 15 years.