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'We're back where we were a year ago': Homeless fears for bushfire survivors as insurance runs out
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'We're back where we were a year ago': Homeless fears for bushfire survivors as insurance runs out

Survivors of the Black Summer bushfires could be left homeless by insurance companies ceasing to pay for temporary accommodation.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons

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Holidaymakers swap bookings as states close borders
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Holidaymakers swap bookings as states close borders

Holiday makers caught out by the northern beaches coronavirus outbreak and state border closures have been swapping accommodation bookings online.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Fair Trading fines 238 real estate agents in five years for underquoting

Fair Trading fines 238 real estate agents in five years for underquoting

NSW Fair Trading has fined 238 real estate agents a total of $523,600 over nearly five years for deliberately understating the value of a property to lure buyers.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Lorna Jane to face court over claims leggings could stop COVID spread

Lorna Jane to face court over claims leggings could stop COVID spread

Activewear retailer Lorna Jane will face court over a range of leggings and sports tops it claimed could protect from spreading the highly contagious COVID-19 virus.

  • by Dominic Powell
'The government wants your super': How Dominique Grubisa sells her wares

'The government wants your super': How Dominique Grubisa sells her wares

Tape recordings show the property spruiker promising to "bulletproof" her clients' assets and put a "force field" around them so they can "own nothing but control everything".

  • by Richard Baker