War of words after thousands of bus services cancelled, as commuters warned to ‘brace for chaos’

War of words after thousands of bus services cancelled, as commuters warned to ‘brace for chaos’

A war of words has broken out between the NSW Premier and the transport workers union, with commuters warned to “brace for chaos” due to temporarily canceled services on Sydney’s bus network. The Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) had warned commuters that more than 100 services would be temporarily canceled from Monday morning. Speaking … Read more

Canberra Raiders, Michael Maguire, Ricky Stuart, Josh Papalii, Joe Tapine, defense coach, honest conversations, Tom Starling, values

Canberra Raiders, Michael Maguire, Ricky Stuart, Josh Papalii, Joe Tapine, defense coach, honest conversations, Tom Starling, values

The club with the second longest premiership drought in the NRL – the Raiders – is the only one with two title-winning coaches on their staff. Canberra haven’t won a premiership since 1994 but they’re taking a different approach this year with straight shooter Michael Maguire joining the club. Raiders coach Ricky Stuart swooped on … Read more

Cole’s job security put in the spotlight at Senate inquiry into work and care

Supermarket giant Coles has revealed it has 2000 job vacancies and is struggling to fill shifts as Australia continues to experience a very tight labor market. Coles Group government and industry relations manager Vittoria Bon told a Senate committee the company was dealing with a “heightened” number of empty positions. Ms Bon fronted an upper … Read more

Daughter of Wieambilla cop killer reveals rift in family over paedophilia accusations

The daughter of the individuals responsible for the murders of Queensland police officers and a neighbor have shared another snippet of the family’s macabre story. Madalyn Train revealed members of her family — Gareth, 47, Stacey, 45, and Nathaniel, 46 — became isolated from their loved ones over allegations of paedophilia, and as a result, … Read more

Real estate agent Matthew Ramsay faces lengthy legal battle over alleged Dover Heights stabbing

A former real estate agent is facing a lengthy legal battle after he was accused of stabbing a woman in broad daylight when she opened the door to her multimillion dollar home. Matthew Brian Ramsay is facing a charge of causing grievous bodily harm to a person with intent to murder. Police allege the 46-year-old … Read more

‘Wild weather’ seen to lash eastern coast of Australia

A NSW town has coped with 41mm of rain in half an hour as “wild weather” is predicted to hit across eastern Australia. Maroota, about 50km northwest of Sydney, was drenched in heavy falls on Sunday afternoon amid concerns the downpour could lead to flash flooding. Much of the NSW coast had been sweltering through … Read more

Sydney dating: Woman tracks down man she met at public pool on Facebook group

A Sydney woman put out a desperate call for help on a community Facebook group after she forgot to get a man’s number when they hit it off at a harborside pool. The pair met near MacCallum Seawater Pool at Cremorne Point over the weekend after she emerged from the pool and found the mystery … Read more

Mosman house attracts 87 inquiries in four days

A property has attracted 87 inquiries in just four days, in a suburb that had the highest total value of home sales nationwide last year. Stefon Bertram, of Pello, has been encouraged by a busy market in December and strong interest already in January with new buyers making inquiries on Mosman homes. He has just … Read more

Rental properties Sydney: suburbs where rent vacancies in 2023 have increased on last year

Finding a rental property has become more difficult recently due to low supply and high demand, sending rental prices up. The tightening of the rental market started during the early days of the pandemic. City dwellers moved into regional areas, increasing demand and pushing up prices. Additionally, many renters in share houses moved into single-person … Read more