University of Sydney reports $1b in revenue after sacking 223 staff

University of Sydney reports b in revenue after sacking 223 staff

The huge sum of money, which largely came from Chinese students, has been described as “eye-watering” at a time when current staff fight for a pay rise. The University of Sydney’s revenue grew by $1 billion last year, yet it laid off 223 staff as part of a wave of job cuts in the sector … Read more

Chrissie Swan shows off weight loss in new photos

Chrissie Swan shows off weight loss in new photos

The Project star Chrissie Swan looked stunning in a few candid snaps shared to Instagram after Monday night’s episode of the show. The Project star Chrissie Swan looked stunning in a few candid snaps shared to Instagram after Monday night’s episode of the show. Swan, 48, posed in a dress by Moss & Spy alongside … Read more

Ripponlea’s historic Ulverstone mansion dubbed the ‘perfect trophy home’ after being restored

Ripponlea’s historic Ulverstone mansion dubbed the ‘perfect trophy home’ after being restored

A restored circa-1890s estate in Melbourne’s southeast with original stained glass windows, handpainted gold-leaf cornices and carved marble fireplaces is for sale after being restored. A grand circa-1890s Ripponlea estate described as the “perfect trophy home” is for sale with a $4.5m-$4.7m asking price. Named Ulverstone (also known as Ulverston), the house at 23 Hotham … Read more

Abandoned strip club Goldfingers burns in Melbourne

Abandoned strip club Goldfingers burns in Melbourne

An abandoned strip club in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD was engulfed in flames overnight and police are treating the blaze as suspicious. Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire at an abandoned strip club in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Goldfingers, on the intersection of Lonsdale Street and King Street, went up in … Read more

Sydney real estate: high school dropout creates $10m property portfolio

Sydney real estate: high school dropout creates m property portfolio

He was making just $254 a week for his first ever full-time job – but now the Year 10 dropout has a net worth of $10 million. A Sydney high school dropout who was making just $254 a week at his first full-time job has turned the tables and now has a net worth of … Read more

Labor hopeful it will gain blue-ribbon seat of Menzies in Melbourne’s outer east – Mornings

Labor hopeful it will gain blue-ribbon seat of Menzies in Melbourne’s outer east – Mornings

The seat of Menzies in Melbourne’s outer east is on a knife-edge, with fewer than 1,000 votes separating the Liberal and Labor candidates at last count on Monday. Labor candidate Naomi Oakley told Virginia Trioli on Mornings she’s hopeful she will win the seat, which has been held by the Liberal Party since its creation … Read more

Albanvale fire: Teen badly burnt by stepfather’s alleged act

Albanvale fire: Teen badly burnt by stepfather’s alleged act

A stepdad’s alleged acts left a bright young teen with burns across half her body and claimed the life of her mother. A family is trying to pick up the pieces after the man who was supposed to be taking care of them allegedly did the unthinkable. Following an argument, 38-year-old Roland Griffiths is accused … Read more

Powerball Lotto winner: Melbourne woman’s plans for $40 million

Powerball Lotto winner: Melbourne woman’s plans for  million

A Melbourne woman who was gifted a winning Lotto ticket has revealed the selfless way she plans to spend the staggering $40 million jackpot. A woman who was gifted a winning Lotto ticket has revealed how she plans to spend the life-changing $40 million Powerball prize. The woman, from St Albans in Melbourne, selflessly said … Read more

One of St Kilda’s last remaining flophouses for sale for first time in 50 years

One of St Kilda’s last remaining flophouses for sale for first time in 50 years

The 21-bedroom home has hit the market for the first time in 50 years in Melbourne’s inner south. Is this one of the suburb’s last rooming houses left? An opportunity to take over or redevelop one of the last standing St Kilda rooming houses has arisen. The owner-operator of 38-40 Park St in St Kilda … Read more

Baby found dead at Mernda home, woman under police guard in hospital

Baby found dead at Mernda home, woman under police guard in hospital

A mother is under police guard in hospital following the death of her baby boy at their home in Melbourne’s northeast. Emergency services were called to a house in Mernda about 9pm on Friday following reports a child had been critically injured. Police arrived to find a 36-year-old woman with critical injuries to her upper … Read more