Fortis Moves Quickly on $65m South Melbourne Plans

Among its current projects is a $38-million, nine-level office at 67-69 Palmerston Crescent—a site it acquired in January for $8.55 million. Fortis is also building a six-level office building at 18-22 Thomson Street, with an expected end value of $27.5 million. At 34 Eastern Road, the developer is also planning a $47-million, seven-level, 3900sq m … Read more

Living off-grid on French Island | Back Roads | ABC Australia – ABC Australia

Living off-grid on French Island | Back Roads | ABC Australia  ABC Australia Guest presenter LISA MILLAR explores French Island this week on BACK ROADS  TV Blackbox View Full Coverage on Google News

Beijing to continue routine drills in Taiwan Strait's east, commentators say | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Beijing to continue routine drills in Taiwan Strait’s east, commentators say | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) ‘Completely over the top’: Dutton warns of conflict amid China military drills  Sky News Australia ‘Over the top’: Strategic analyst on China’s military display in Taiwan | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) View Full coverage on Google News

‘Calm down’: WA Premier Mark McGowan issues stern warning to China

China’s aggression after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan was “a bit over the top”, according to West Australian Premier Mark McGowan, who urged Beijing to “calm down”. Ms Pelosi recently became the most senior US official to visit Taipei in decades and met with President Tsai Ing-wen, but it sparked outrage from China … Read more

China's embassy in Canberra warns Australia against getting involved | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

China’s embassy in Canberra warns Australia against getting involved | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) Penny Wong calls for ‘restraint and calm’ as China-Australia relations strain over Taiwan  SBS News Wong slammed for ‘finger-pointing’ in China’s response to Pelosi trip  Sky News Australia ‘Over the top’: Strategic analyst on China’s military display in Taiwan | ABC News  ABC News … Read more

Perth real estate: Suburbs where it now costs more than $1m to buy a house

Eleven suburbs have joined the $1m median house price club as values continue to climb in Perth. While other states are seeing house prices fall, Perth has lagged behind most of the other capitals. It means despite rising interest rates and cost of living pressures, the housing market in WA has soared in the past … Read more

LIVE: John Barilaro returns at 1PM to give evidence about his US trade role appointment | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

LIVE: John Barilaro returns at 1PM to give evidence about his US trade role appointment | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) Parliamentary probe to expand as Liberals brace for Barilaro’s evidence  Sydney Morning Herald Live updates: John Barilaro fronts parliamentary inquiry into US trade job  ABC News View Full coverage on Google News

Barilaro to face parliamentary inquiry – Sky News Australia

Barilaro to face parliamentary inquiry  Sky News Australia Barilaro US job inquiry set to probe all NSW trade appointments in wake of claims against Premier  ABC News Parliamentary probe to expand as Liberals brace for Barilaro’s evidence  Sydney Morning Herald Perrottet braced for pain as Barilaro inquiry widens  The Australian Financial Review View Full coverage on Google News

Girl, 13, killed after man allegedly drives car into crowd in Mt Isa, Queensland

A man has been charged with the murder of a 13-year-old girl after she was fatally struck by a vehicle near Mt Isa on Saturday morning. Around 2am, police responded to reports of a “large disturbance” involving multiple people on Delacour Drive in the town of Pioneer. Camera IconThe incident happened near Mt Isa in … Read more