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Sold home to cash in on record prices: Where can we park the money?

Sold home to cash in on record prices: Where can we park the money?

If you are planning to buy another property within months, then maybe you should simply place your money in a guaranteed six-month bank term deposit.

  • by George Cochrane

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Urban rainforest, ocean pools: 10 ideas to transform Circular Quay

Urban rainforest, ocean pools: 10 ideas to transform Circular Quay

Not everyone wants to demolish the Cahill Expressway like the Premier. We asked urban planners, architects and other experts what changes they’d make if they could.

  • by Julie Power
Mia used to barely attend school. Now she has perfect attendance

Mia used to barely attend school. Now she has perfect attendance

Independent school Key College in Merrylands aims to get non-attenders back in the classroom. 

  • by Daniella White
Stamp duty catch: what happens when it’s time to sell?
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Stamp duty

Stamp duty catch: what happens when it’s time to sell?

First home buyers could get into the market sooner under a NSW plan to let them avoid stamp duty. But when it’s time to sell, experts warn there’s a catch.

  • by Elizabeth Redman
Where essential workers can buy in Sydney under the shared equity scheme

Where essential workers can buy in Sydney under the shared equity scheme

Essential workers who qualify for the trial of the NSW shared equity scheme could choose an apartment closer to the Sydney CBD or a house further away, analysis of data shows.

  • by Melissa Heagney
Sydney teenager dies in Thredbo skiing accident
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Sydney teenager dies in Thredbo skiing accident

Former Shore student Oliver Johnston, 18, lost control on the slopes and hit a tree on Sunday morning, police said.

  • by Josh Dye and Anthony Segaert
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Sydney’s shortest day is here, but its coldest is yet to come

Sydney’s shortest day is here, but its coldest is yet to come

Sydneysiders will experience the shortest day of the year on Tuesday, with about nine hours and 53 minutes of daylight marking the winter solstice.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
Student accommodation like we’ve never seen before wins praise

Student accommodation like we’ve never seen before wins praise

Far from the dark and institutional spaces that typified types of co-housing in the past, two Sydney projects were driven by research about what their residents wanted.

  • by Julie Power
First Omicron wave was really twice the size of recorded cases, study says

First Omicron wave was really twice the size of recorded cases, study says

Data found that at least 17 per cent – or almost 3.5 million – Australian adults had caught the virus by the end of February.

  • by Mary Ward and Lucy Carroll
Little rest for the young and the homeless
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Homelessness

Little rest for the young and the homeless

The focus of domestic violence is commonly on women or young children affected, yet young people leaving home because of family conflict are one of the biggest groups of people in the so-called “hidden homeless” population.

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Influencers bypassing ad code to spruik diabetes drug for weight loss

Influencers bypassing ad code to spruik diabetes drug for weight loss

Lifesaving diabetes medication is in short supply as social media users continue to promote the prescription-only drug Ozempic for weight loss.

  • by Lucy Manly and Mary Ward