Long-awaited strata law reforms pushed back another six months

The new Fair Trading Minister purportedly
The new Fair Trading Minister purportedly "feels our pain" but wants further consultation.
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LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift. LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift.
IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week. IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures. THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures.
10:45 AM But the adman still managed to lose money in the process.
21 May 15 Modifying homes to be suitable for the elderly is not keeping up with projected demand, the age anti-discrimination watchdog says.
20 May 15 A culture of anonymity and the lack of affordable housing has led some people to try to exploit those needing shelter.
18 May 15 Because it's incredibly easy to lose hours in a vortex of storage space ideas (truly) here are ten of the best ones, according to effectiveness and practical application.
18 May 15 What to do with all the things that you accumulate in life but don't necessarily want to display.
The number of first home buyers purchasing investment properties has jumped to record levels in Australia, a new report has revealed.
18 May 15 The number of first home buyers purchasing investment properties has jumped to record levels in Australia, a new report has revealed.
18 May 15 Now is the perfect time to ‘winterise’ your home. Depending on your interior, a tweak or two may do, or a mini-new season’s overhaul may be in order.
A five-bedroom house on a large block in Balwyn has returned an extraordinary $960,000 profit in just eight months after lying empty for that time.
18 May 15 A five-bedroom house on a large block in Balwyn has returned an extraordinary $960,000 profit in just eight months after lying empty for that time.
18 May 15   A modernist house designed by Harry Seidler is on the market for the first time since it was built more than 60 years ago.
This follows his purchase of an unrenovated terrace in Paddington.
16 May 15 This follows his purchase of an unrenovated terrace in Paddington.
16 May 15 From the cartoonish decks of The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou's Belafonte to the pastel facade of The Grand Budapest Hotel, Wes Anderson fans have long admired the director's kitschy,...
16 May 15 Once derided as the one-way street to the slums, this housing style is no longer found just in the inner-city.
16 May 15 There is a certain cachet that comes with buying into one of Sydney's seminal apartment blocks.
16 May 15 The tower was the last one allowed to be built in the suburb.
Some of Sydney's old buildings are getting a new lease of life as the demand for apartments drives development.
16 May 15 Some of Sydney's old buildings are getting a new lease of life as the demand for apartments drives development.
16 May 15 House of the week is Longueville's grand mansion.
15 May 15 For lovers of modernist architecture this Harry Seidler-designed property in Dover Heights will appeal.
Three state-owned historic terraces at Millers Point sold under the hammer last night for a total $6,715,000 and all for above their reserve prices.
15 May 15 Three state-owned historic terraces at Millers Point sold under the hammer last night for a total $6,715,000 and all for above their reserve prices.
 Origin Energy chief executive Grant King and his wife Jenny have listed their charming Pittwater hideaway with an asking price of $1.7 million.
15 May 15  Origin Energy chief executive Grant King and his wife Jenny have listed their charming Pittwater hideaway with an asking price of $1.7 million.
15 May 15 There's never been a better time to downsize from the family home, as evidenced by ever rising median home values and record clearance rates. 
The key lessons from the GFC were to speculate less and invest in the real economy. So why are we doing the opposite?
15 May 15 The key lessons from the GFC were to speculate less and invest in the real economy. So why are we doing the opposite?
When there are large blocks with hundreds of apartments in them, sometimes the smaller offerings stand out from the crowd.
14 May 15 When there are large blocks with hundreds of apartments in them, sometimes the smaller offerings stand out from the crowd.
14 May 15 For the interior aficionado, the worldwide web offers jaw-dropping style inspiration from every corner of the globe. So where to start? Here are some of our favourite online places to...
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Barnaby must be the world's first Agriculture Minister to make the US's Entertainment Tonight!
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Curious that Rob Moore thinks that scientist = money. He should have a look in the nearest CSIRO
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AUSVEG, between the supermarkets screaming in their ears and the public servants resisting
STUDENTS from the Weipa Residential Campus from Pormpuraaw, Kowanyama, Cooktown, Aurukun, Mapoon and the Torres Strait Islands have just completed their Deadly Choices Healthy Lifestyles Program.27 Mar 15 STUDENTS from the Weipa Residential Campus from Pormpuraaw, Kowanyama, Cooktown, Aurukun, Mapoon and the Torres...
HOME Hill High graduate Kimberley Bourke has started her journey toward being a teacher with the help of a scholarship from Home Hill Community Bank Branch.27 Mar 15 HOME Hill High graduate Kimberley Bourke has started her journey toward being a teacher with the help of a...