THE Woollahra Municipal Council earlier this month approved the $11.6 million renovation of a Bellevue Hill home, lodged by Channel Ten chairman Lachlan Murdoch (pictured, right) and his wife Sarah. The approval is subject to conditions designed to protect the views and privacy of neighbours (some of whose houses are pictured in the aerial image,Read more
Canberra mansion Cranleigh has regained the title as the territory’s most expensive property, after selling for almost $4.6 million to an as-yet-undisclosed party.Read more
TOP Gear television show host James May is looking for labourers to help build a new home almost made entirely of Lego.
The life-sized double-storey house will include a staircase, toilet and shower, and is expected to use more than three million Lego bricks, that have been donated by the Czech Republic.
The new Lego home is earmarked for a site at the Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking, Surrey, and its development will appear as part of a new television series: Toy Stories.Read more
TWENTY years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Australian entertainer Olivia Newton-John opened a landmark rehabilitation centre in Melbourne’s north-east this month (pictured, far right).
Olivia Newton-John thanked the Baillieu Liberal government for finalising funding for the $189 million Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre, which includes day and radiation oncology and complementary therapies such as acupuncture, massage, yoga, meditation and homeopathy.Read more
ACTRESS Nicole Kidman, and husband Keith Urban are reported to have paid $6 million for a penthouse apartment on Sydney’s lower north shore.
The penthouse, at Mirvac’s Latitude redevelopment in Lavender Street, Milsons Point, is built within the walls of a 1960s-built office building, formerly occupied by electronics giant Sharp.Read more
Car enthusiast, collector and ambassador, Lindsay Fox will build Australia’s first master-planned new car dealership precinct at Essendon Airport.Read more
Internet magnate Daniel Tzvetkoff has paid a "bargain price" of $28 million for a prestigious Gold Coast mansion, offloaded by former Sydney Swans ruckman and Breakfree founder Tony Smith.Read more
MENTALLIST star Simon Baker has paid $1.5 million for a farm at Nashua, near Byron Bay, on the New South Wales coast.
The 6.8 hectare property includes three bedrooms, two living rooms, tennis court, pool, shed and studio.
The Daily Telegraph reports a river also runs through the land. It says the Nashua settlement has an intricate of English countryside inspired laneways created by settlers.Read more
Fresh off the success of the grand prix, new general manager of events for the Victorian Government, Brendan McClements, is moving his family from Kew to the bay.Read more
Something about a boutique apartment block built into a bluestone church in St Kilda continues to attract Melbourne’s entertainment industry.Read more
Former architect and managing director of Australian Bridal Services, Glen Findlay, has wed a family home on a big block to the pokey inner-city suburb of Prahran.Read more
Paintings conservator Jacqueline Macnaughtan is selling her "sea captain’s cottage" and sailing out of South Melbourne.Read more
Life members of Victoria’s Art Deco Society, Helen Graham and Cliff Skinner, are moving from the renovated Elwood penthouse they have enjoyed for almost 14 years.Read more
The South Yarra house that won Australian House of the Year in 1922 is expected to sell for more than $3.5 million at a forthcoming auction.Read more
V8 Supercar legend Todd Kelly and his wife Kristy are selling their waterfront home in Patterson Lakes.Read more
COLLINGWOOD captain Nathan Buckley (pictured left) and Channel Nine CEO Eddie McGuire now share more than their love of the black-and-white jersey. They also share a Toorak address.Read more
Pokie king Bruce Mathieson has withdrawn his Brighton mansion from the market. The five-bedroom property in Sandown Street on Brighton’s Golden Mile was mysteriously whisked off industry websites last month, sparking speculation that the house – on the market for more than $9 million 12 months ago and later reduced to $7.5 million – had actually been sold.Read more
MERCHANT banking heavyweight Keith Tuffley is laughing all the way to the bank, after his five-bedroom mansion in Barry Street, Kew, sold after auction for $5.8 million.Read more
FUNNY girl Gina Riley and television producer husband Rick McKenna are selling their house in Armadale, less than 12 months after moving in.Read more
VICTORIAN cricketer Jon Moss has put his Elwood apartment on the market after moving locally.Read more