The average independent school fee hike dropped from 3 per cent to 1.74 per cent in 2021, as schools tried to provide relief to families and keep enrolments amid the pandemic.
Bank shareholders are set to pocket higher dividends in the year ahead, after the worst-case scenarios of 2020 did not eventuate.
Australia's biggest banks will stop offering automatic mortgage holidays to home owners struggling financially during the coronavirus pandemic.
It's only a brief mix of burpees, split squat jumps and high-knee running place, but new research finds this will make a meaningful difference to your fitness.
A court in Thailand has sentenced a former civil servant to a record prison term of 43 years and six months for breaching the country's strict law on insulting or defaming the monarchy.
Rachel Levine is poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the US Senate.
While her husband spends his time in the West Wing in anger, the outgoing first lady has shown no sign of any disappointment for how the President's era is ending.
One person has been killed and at least 17 injured in a massive pile-up of at least 134 vehicles in blizzard conditions on a highway in northern Japan.
Jared Porter reportedly sent a journalist more than 60 text messages, including explicit images.
A Productivity Commission report also found about 58 per cent of older people waited more than three months to enter residential aged care after being approved.
Local tourism operators have been doing it tough and now face another 12 months of hardship.
Overseas expats who send their children to boarding school in Australia are facing an agonising choice over whether to make them do hotel quarantine.
How can Olympics organisers guarantee the biggest show on earth doesn't become the biggest super-spreader?
Tennis players are uniformly well-travelled but few could be called worldly. It's not surprising many arrived in Australia without understanding the country is tackling the pandemic in a very different way.
The new theatrical experience, opening in March, will turn Malthouse Theatre into a maze of rooms and narratives for audiences to explore.
Victorian private schools increased fees for local year 12 students by an average 0.4 per cent this year – well below the national average.
Infrastructure Victoria has called on the state government to intervene to stop road congestion and crowding on public transport that could hinder social distancing.
Now is the perfect chance to recognise First Nations people and our long and strong contribution to this nation. Only then will reconciliation be possible.
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In an open letter to the Berejiklian government, the association says TransGrid should have detailed other options in its EIS to the building of two giant overhead transmission lines.