Perth smashes 20-year rain record while Australia’s south east battered with cold winds

Perth has smashed its 20-year rain record for July with more wet weather on the way while Australia’s south-east shivers through even more hazardous wind conditions over the coming days. The Western Australian capital city has copped 184.2mm of rain so far this month after 18 straight days of downpour – eclipsing the previous record of … Read more

Horrified homeowners find giant DUMPSITE left by a tenant complete in northwest Sydney

Horrified homeowners find former tenant was using property as a DUMPSITE to sell off 20-tonnes of old fencing as firewood on Gumtree – and it’ll cost $40k to clean up Couple are shocked to find a giant rubbish dump at their semi-rural property  Darren and Gillian Woodley claim their former tenant was running illegal tip … Read more

Australian travellers race to Mount William National Park in Tasmania

Australians are putting a ‘pristine paradise’ on the windswept coast of Tasmania top of their travel list while the country’s international borders remain shut.  Mount William National Park may sit 234km north-east of Hobart on Tasmania’s most northeasterly tip, but its white sand beaches and sparkling turquoise water could be easily mistaken for the shores … Read more

Polar blast sees coldest day in FORTY years as snow hits across three states

Millions of Australians will shiver through the coldest day in 37 years as a polar blast sends snow sweeping over three states, but the sun should reemerge by the weekend. A pool of cold air from Antarctica swirling over the nation’s south-east on Wednesday night sent blankets of snow and torrential rain over Victoria, New … Read more

Pumphouse Point: This old ‘pumphouse’ in Tasmania hides an incredible luxury hotel

A 1930s hydroelectricity pumphouse nestled in a remote bay of a World Heritage listed national park is being hailed as the ‘ultimate escape’ from everyday life by holiday-starved Aussies who are unable to travel overseas. Pumphouse Point, which is situated on Lake St Clair, at the far southern end of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park … Read more

Why the bitterly cold weather in Australia is about to get even WORSE

Why the bitterly cold weather is about to get even WORSE with unseasonable lows of -3C – but it’s good news for the weekend Frosty temperatures on Australia’s east coast are set to continue this week Icy polar air from Antarctica is being dragged over large parts of Australia Forecasters say the chilly temperatures will start … Read more

Inside Thousand Lakes Lodge in Central Highlands, Tasmania

Escape to the wilderness: Why Aussies are visiting this stunning lodge in the ‘middle of nowhere’ for the ultimate weekend getaway Australians are escaping city life at an off-grid retreat in the countryside They are travelling to Thousand Lakes Lodge in Tasmania’s Central Highlands It overlooks rugged landscape home to animals like wallabies and wombats … Read more

Inside Thousand Lakes Lodge in Central Highlands, Tasmania

Escape to the wilderness: Why Aussies are visiting this stunning lodge in the ‘middle of nowhere’ for the ultimate weekend getaway Australians are escaping city life at an off-grid retreat in the countryside They are travelling to Thousand Lakes Lodge in Tasmania’s Central Highlands It overlooks rugged landscape home to animals like wallabies and wombats … Read more