Expensive property markets, soaring levels of household debt and predatory lending practices have come under fire with experts warning thousands of households are on the verge of mortgage stress.
Jennifer Duke Australia is among the most indebted countries in the world, and if estimates are to be believed, hundreds of thousands of Australians are on the verge of mortgage stress.
Emma Kelly Property prices vary greatly across the ACT. We've rounded up a list of million-dollar homes.
Ellen Lutton An historic Ipswich estate going to auction on Friday could be the heritage-listed bargain of 2017.
Allison Worrall One of Melbourne's most prestigious private schools has continued its aggressive expansion by buying a neighbouring house for almost $1 million above reserve.
Nicole Frost It took just five minutes for frenzied bidding to push up the price of a house destined for the wrecking ball from an opening bid of $1 million to a whopping $2.2 million.
Jenny Brown "It's a local fight. It's not about carrying placards and chanting. It's about community."
Sue Williams Kayne Cook is only six years old, but already he's endured two lots of surgery, 25 cycles of chemotherapy over 18 months and six weeks of radiotherapy to stop the halt of an aggressive brain cancer.
Elizabeth Clarke Gender-neutral yellow is definitely out.
Rachel Packham Strong sales have helped reduce costs but Mr Fluffy will still cost ACT taxpayers a lot of money.