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Mon 5 Apr 2021

Revealed: Full contents of letter in house arson case

Premium Content Revealed: Full contents of letter in house arson case

A man convicted of arson who tried to shift the blame by manufacturing threats included a letter which seemed “to be fawning over the defendant”.

Sat 3 Apr 2021

Bizarre detail in rental house ad

Bizarre detail in rental house ad

A woman searching for a new rental online spotted a very creepy detail in the ad for an available property.

Fri 2 Apr 2021

Tips on helping kids buy homes

Premium Content Tips on helping kids buy homes

It turns out there’s an ever-widening range of options to help your children buy a house. Here, readers and advisers help to explore the issue.

Wed 31 Mar 2021

Last day of HomeBuilder - there'll be no more extensions

Last day of HomeBuilder - there'll be no more extensions

Calls to extend the hugely popular HomeBuilder scheme due to COVID-19 construction delays have fallen flat.

Thu 25 Mar 2021

Dads learn how to style daughters’ hair at barbershop tonight

Premium Content Dads learn how to style daughters’ hair at barbershop...

“We’ll help them make the morning routine a little easier… and no more trying to make a ponytail with the vacuum cleaner.”

Fire investigators outline findings of Wandal house fire

Premium Content Fire investigators outline findings of Wandal house fire

Fire investigators gave evidence in trial against arson and attempted fraud accused.

Wed 24 Mar 2021

No.1 design feature we want in our homes

Premium Content No.1 design feature we want in our homes

There is one design we love about Australian homes above all others.

Accused arsonist left ‘trail’ to blame someone else

Premium Content Accused arsonist left ‘trail’ to blame someone else

A man accused of arson allegedly left a “trail of breadcrumbs” in the weeks before fire consumed his family’s home.

Sat 20 Mar 2021

Take a tour: Queensland’s grandest designed homes

Premium Content Take a tour: Queensland’s grandest designed homes

These are officially Queensland’s grandest designed homes for 2021 as picked by architect and Foxtel host Peter Maddison.

Fri 19 Mar 2021

Ultimate designer homes that’ll make your jaw drop

Premium Content Ultimate designer homes that’ll make your jaw drop

These are Australia’s best properties defined by their grand designs featuring tent homes, bushfire houses, sand dunes, 50s Pop Art and a Whale Tail.

Thu 11 Mar 2021

New ‘splinter’ trend reshaping our homes

New ‘splinter’ trend reshaping our homes

The great Australian dream of home ownership is as alluring as ever but how we get there has changed dramatically.

Tue 9 Mar 2021

Mount Morgan water restrictions upgraded to level six

Premium Content Mount Morgan water restrictions upgraded to level six

The township is now on the second highest level of restriction as the No. 7 Dam storage sinks lower.

Modern insights reveal ancient Feng shui secrets

Modern insights reveal ancient Feng shui secrets

The ancient Chinese practice of Feng shui is experiencing a surge in popularity, particularly among Millennials, but are we doing it right?

Fri 5 Mar 2021

Hated home trend’s sustainable comeback

Hated home trend’s sustainable comeback

An often-despised and quietly celebrated trend is making a comeback as Aussies look to alternative forms of sustainable and organic home design

Thu 25 Feb 2021

Why cocooning is the latest on-point COVID trend

Why cocooning is the latest on-point COVID trend

Cocooning has pushed aside panic buying and working from home as the latest on-point COVID trend, as Aussies bunker down from the troubles of the outside world.

Wed 24 Feb 2021

The Block winners reveal their next big renovation project

The Block winners reveal their next big renovation project

The Block winners Will and Karlie Bethune have revealed where they have put their money down for their second renovation – and this one’s a monster of a home.

Tue 23 Feb 2021

Take your pool to the next level

Premium Content Take your pool to the next level

The latest backyard trends and special water features can ensure your pool perfectly complements your at-home lifestyle.

Sat 20 Feb 2021

Bundy’s best kept secret stays and guesthouses

Premium Content Bundy’s best kept secret stays and guesthouses

Quirky, charming and luxury escapes are trending in Bundaberg with plenty of tourists falling in love with holiday homes on offer

Fri 19 Feb 2021

Aussies are living through a smart home boom

Aussies are living through a smart home boom

How we enjoy our down time and the latest in cutting edge tech are coming together to create the ultimate in part-home, part-machine.

Pool reno so good it made our Top 10 Cool Pools list

Pool reno so good it made our Top 10 Cool Pools list

A pool reno undertaken on a whim has seen a QLD home hit the Top 10 of Australia’s 100 Cool Pools list, mixing it with some of the most amazing designs around.

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