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Tue 18 Feb 2020

Ford makes call on Aussie future

Ford makes call on Aussie future

Following General Motor’s announcement it will ‘retire’ the Holden brand, Ford has announced its future plans for Australia.

Primary school children can’t use a knife and fork

premium_icon Primary school children can’t use a knife and fork

Reversing the declining state of children’s handwriting in the iPad age should start with a basic lesson in how to use a knife and fork, a principal says.

Australia’s huge Holden myth

Australia’s huge Holden myth

It might be the most iconic car brand in the country – but sad figures reveal Holden’s legendary status is little more than a fairytale.

Mum’s breastfeeding ‘mistake’ goes viral

Mum’s breastfeeding ‘mistake’ goes viral

A mother is copping backlash online after sharing photos of a “relatable” parenting fail — that some have labelled “harmful”.

Hefty figure you need for a comfortable retirement

premium_icon Hefty figure you need for a comfortable retirement

A rise in the cost of living means Australians now need bigger nest egg to make it through retirement. Here’s how you can ensure you have enough money.

‘Won’t take long’: Holden’s big clear out

‘Won’t take long’: Holden’s big clear out

If you’re keen on saving a motza on a new motor, Holden could be about to take drastic measures to clear the last of its stock of new cars.

Holden’s Australia closure explained: What it means

premium_icon Holden’s Australia closure explained: What it means

From why it happened, to job losses and what it means for car owners, here’s everything you need to know about Holden’s Australian exit.

Holden’s greatest TV ads of all time

premium_icon Holden’s greatest TV ads of all time

Holden has announced it is leaving Australia for good by the end of the year, but the Lion brand has given us some terrific memories during the past 72 years.

Holden: The rise and fall of an Australian icon

premium_icon Holden: The rise and fall of an Australian icon

It was a brand synonymous with Australia, but more than 70 years after the first Holden rolled off the production line it will cease to exist by the end of this year.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Photo that has mums freaking out

Photo that has mums freaking out

Aussie blogger and mum-of-seven Constance Hall has mums up in arms over a $530 DIY backyard spa.

‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

premium_icon ‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

Ted Bullpitt must be spinning in his grave – but it is too late for him to tell the boss of General Motors: “You’re not taking the Kingswood!”

Huge clues behind Holden bombshell

Huge clues behind Holden bombshell

It’s as Aussie as Vegemite and backyard cricket, but the iconic brand’s 160-year history will soon come to an end. Here’s what really killed it off.

What Holden disappearance means for owners

What Holden disappearance means for owners

Following General Motors’ bombshell announcement, Holden’s chairman has revealed what the brand’s disappearance will mean for car owners.

Holden to quit Australia

premium_icon Holden to quit Australia

Holden will cease to exist in Australia by the end of this year. The company told dealers and head office staff the news this morning.

FACT OR FICTION: Finding the divine in water dowsing

premium_icon FACT OR FICTION: Finding the divine in water dowsing

THEY have been called water witches and dowsers, and while science refutes the powers of water diviners, Antony Flower is pragmatic about his own skills.

Tyre croc rescue comes up flat

premium_icon Tyre croc rescue comes up flat

THE Outback Wrangler’s quest to rescue a croc with a motorbike tyre around its neck has proved more difficult than anticipated.

Huge change for new Porsche twins

Huge change for new Porsche twins

Porsche has revealed its version of back to the future, as its new performance car twins go old-school to deliver new and improved thrills.

‘Lazy’ $2 Aldi item causes outrage

‘Lazy’ $2 Aldi item causes outrage

A new addition to the discount supermarket has proved divisive and labelled “crazy” — but some Aldi lovers have leapt to its defence.

JLo’s jaw-dropping bikini selfie

JLo’s jaw-dropping bikini selfie

Jennifer Lopez has given her 114 million Instagram followers a serious dose of gym inspiration after sharing a next-level bikini selfie.

How to protect your reward points from scammers

premium_icon How to protect your reward points from scammers

Reward programs are popular among millions of Australians but many people’s lack of focus on their schemes is opening them up to attacks from fraudsters.

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