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Mon 18 Mar 2019

What would have chomped on a creature like this?

What would have chomped on a creature like this?

What’s worse than coming across a great white shark while you’re diving for abalone?

Simple way mum saved $1500

Simple way mum saved $1500

A BUSY Queensland mum has revealed how she saved a whopping $1500 in just one month — and it’s so easy, you could do it too.

SURVEY: Seven out of 10 drivers afraid of driverless cars

SURVEY: Seven out of 10 drivers afraid of driverless cars

Car companies say believe this technology is all important and essential to the future of civilisation but the general public doesn’t want it for this big reason.

‘I didn’t put my baby down for 7 months’

‘I didn’t put my baby down for 7 months’

A new mother was so crippled by anxiety she couldn’t put her bub down for months — but it had terrible consequences.

The perfect car for dog owners

The perfect car for dog owners

A reader wants a new version of her hugely spacious Holden Commodore wagon to cart two dogs long distances. With large wagons practically extinct today, we evaluate...

How Mars inspired driverless cars

How Mars inspired driverless cars

Future autonomous vehicles promise a lot, says Nissan’s ex-NASA man Maarten Serhuis, but still will need a driver.

Lewis Hamilton among first in electric-powered family SUV

Lewis Hamilton among first in electric-powered family SUV

Busted for hooning in high-performance Mercedes-AMGs, F1 champ steers clear of trouble in Tesla-fighting electric SUV.

This is Australia’s benchmark dual-cab ute

This is Australia’s benchmark dual-cab ute

Dual-cab utes are going more upmarket and so are the prices, but Mitsubishi’s updated workhorse lets you have all the bells and whistles at an affordable price.

Who can actually park here?

Who can actually park here?

We’ve all thought about parking in one of these spots without a pram — and some of us have. But can you actually get in trouble for it?

Sun 17 Mar 2019

'Large' crocodile sighted at local beach

'Large' crocodile sighted at local beach

The animal was reportedly seen on the rocky outcrop of a nearby beach.

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Teacher tells mum no homemade biscuits in son's lunchbox

Teacher tells mum no homemade biscuits in son's lunchbox

The mum's sweet treats were returned to her with her son's lunchbox at the end of the day with a stern note from his teacher

Major retailer may have to shut 60 stores

Major retailer may have to shut 60 stores

A STRUGGLING department store chain could be forced to “cut the tail” by shutting up to one-third of its 183 stores.

ROAD TEST: Peugeot 5008 Allure an eccentric fashionista

ROAD TEST: Peugeot 5008 Allure an eccentric fashionista

Opting for French design no longer means compromise in this classy Peugeot 5008 seven-seater SUV.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

New Tesla Model Y SUV revealed

New Tesla Model Y SUV revealed

Tesla claims Model Y will sprint from standstill to 100km/h in 3.5 seconds.

Musk previews new Model Y Tesla

Musk previews new Model Y Tesla

Tesla makes some of the most exciting cars on the planet. The latest example is no different and promises to be the brand’s bestseller.

Buyers lining up for Mercedes-Benz's new EQC electric SUV

Buyers lining up for Mercedes-Benz's new EQC electric SUV

Australian customers are the first in the world to get a taste of Mercedes-Benz’s new EQC electric car at the Melbourne Grand Prix.

One track, three months, 22 dead horses

One track, three months, 22 dead horses

A racetrack owner says the deaths of 22 horses following catastrophic injuries since late December is “beyond heartbreaking”.

Buying a used car: avoid these traps

Buying a used car: avoid these traps

Buying a second hand car can be fraught with dangers but if you follow these steps you could save big dollars.

New BMW 3 Series reviewed: Luxury and tech-laden sedan

New BMW 3 Series reviewed: Luxury and tech-laden sedan

BMW’s new luxury sedan isn’t trying to do everything but instead focuses on one key area that is sure to bring in customers.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

‘Appalling’ hidden impact of drought

‘Appalling’ hidden impact of drought

WHILE soaring meat prices might be the most obvious impact of ongoing drought conditions, others are doing it tough too.

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