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Trying to recoup the higher cost of living via your 2022 tax return?  ‘Not on’, ATO warns taxpayers

Trying to recoup the higher cost of living via your 2022 tax return? ‘Not on’, ATO warns taxpayers

Australians thinking about over-claiming work-related expenses to help with the rising cost of living are being warned by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) that they will come under fire and potentially face a review and/or audit. Every year, about eight and a half million Australians claim about $20 billion worth of work-related expenses. The average …

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Travelers encounter more delays at Australian airports as school holiday rush sets in

Travelers encounter more delays at Australian airports as school holiday rush sets in

Australian travelers encountered more airport disruption on the first day of the winter school holidays in the Eastern States on Saturday. Millions of passengers are expected to fly in and out of the nation’s largest airports over the next two weeks, with people warned to expect long wait times. Airport authorities have welcomed the return …

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Myer, ACCC issue urgent nationwide recall of popular Jack & Milly Koala Sippy Cup over fears of potentially deadly defect

Myer, ACCC issue urgent nationwide recall of popular Jack & Milly Koala Sippy Cup over fears of potentially deadly defect

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and retail giant Myer have issued a nationwide recall for a popular baby product over fears a defect could lead to serious injury or death. Tea Jack & Milly Koala Sippy Cupa silicone sippy cup with double handles and koala face imprint, has been recalled amid fears the silicone …

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Lisa Wilkinson: Network threatens legal action in defense of star in wake of Brittany Higgins Logies speech

Lisa Wilkinson: Network threatens legal action in defense of star in wake of Brittany Higgins Logies speech

She’s been smashed from head to toe over her infamous Logies speech but Lisa Wilkinson does have one ally. Network 10 has hit back at “unfair” criticism of its TV star and threatened legal action on her behalf. “Recent reporting on Lisa Wilkinson by some media organizations has been inaccurate and unfair,” it said in …

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Qantas to launch nonstop Perth flights to Johannesburg and Jakarta

Qantas to launch nonstop Perth flights to Johannesburg and Jakarta

Perth is finally on Qantas’ long-range radar after years of neglect with two new nonstop international services to Johannesburg and Jakarta to be confirmed this morning. Just four years ago the Flying Kangaroo’s only regular international route from Perth was to Singapore with Auckland a seasonal service. Perth-to-London started in 2018 and was immediately the …

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Lisa Wilkinson: Ex-Channel 10 weatherman Tim Bailey in foul-mouthed tirade over Logies speech

Lisa Wilkinson: Ex-Channel 10 weatherman Tim Bailey in foul-mouthed tirade over Logies speech

Tim Bailey has given TV presenter Lisa Wilkinson the classic one-two punch, this time hitting out with a foul-mouthed tirade about her infamous Logies speech. The former Channel 10 weatherman once again took to social media, tweeting how he really felt about The Project host. “Just accept ya F-ing little trophy and F off!” he …

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Average Australian first home buyer deposit soars to 0,000

Average Australian first home buyer deposit soars to $120,000

The size of the average home deposit in Australia has soared to an all-time high. For first home buyers looking to get onto the property ladder, the average home deposit is $119,560, according to new research by Finder. It’s almost $30,000 more than the average full-time salary of $90,000. A surge in property prices in …

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South Hedland Chicken Treat offering six-figure salary to attract staff

South Hedland Chicken Treat offering six-figure salary to attract staff

Fast food giant Chicken Treat has offered up to $130,000 for a store manager in the Pilbara region, highlighting the extremes businesses are taking to lure staff amid the State’s crippling skills shortage. Along with the lucrative salary package, applicants for the role in South Hedland were offered an option to fly-in-fly-out, a performance-based manager …

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Lisa Wilkinson: The Project host slammed by media stars for Logies speech about Brittany Higgins

Lisa Wilkinson: The Project host slammed by media stars for Logies speech about Brittany Higgins

TV presenter Lisa Wilkinson seemingly has nowhere to hide from the fallout of her infamous Logies speech, even coming under fire from colleagues and former co-workers. Long-time Channel 10 weather presenter Tim Bailey, who left the station in 2020, was especially scathing, telling The Project host to “Pull ya head in”. In his tweet, he …

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