Kylie Minogue’s French getaway pad to become high-profile health retreat

Kylie MinogueMelbourne, April 26 : Pop princess Kylie Minogue has sold her getaway home on Victoria''s French Island for more than 1 million dollars and it is set to become a high-profile health retreat.

Horse racing identity Graeme Little bought the property, which has been on the market since February last year.

Agent Hocking Stuart confirmed the 20ha property''s sale for a seven-figure sum.

And now, Little is planning to turn the four-bedroom, two bathroom house into a health retreat once the deal settles in November.

The rates would start about 250 dollars a night, reports the Daily Telegraph.

Oz school gets laughter consultants for teachers!

Oz school gets laughter consultants for teachers!Melbourne, Apr 26 : A Queensland state school spent 1200 dollars teaching its teachers how to laugh.

While other schools are following suit and have paid for laughter `consultants', eighty-two staff members from Maleny State High School took part in a two-hour "laughter therapy" session last Monday.

Opposition education spokesman Bruce Flegg has on April 24 accused the State Government of wasting "scarce" funds and teachers' time.

Oz teen girls skolling vodka in spin-the-bottle game to get drunk quickly

Oz teen girls skolling vodka in spin-the-bottle game to get drunk quicklyMelbourne, April 25: Australian teenage girls are skolling straight vodka in a new form of the spin-the-bottle game to get drunk quickly.

Girls, as young as 15, are also trying to be at par with men as they take part in the straight drinking, that landed almost 1700 kids in NSW hospitals for alcohol poisoning last year.

How about a fixed-term marital contract renewable every 5-10 years!

How about a fixed-term marital contract renewable every 5-10 years!Melbourne, Apr 24 : Looks like the age-old cliche- ''til death do us part''-has become absolutely obsolete in today''s date, at least as far as Australia is concerned.

Figures have revealed that fewer couples marry for life-thirty-two per cent of divorces involved separation within the first five years of marriage, and 22 per cent within five to nine years of marriage.

Therefore, the Australian Bureau of Statistics is thinking of introducing fixed-term marriage contracts.

Mel Gibson’s wife sitting on a personal fortune worth $28M

Mel Gibson’s wife sitting on a personal fortune worth $28MMelbourne, Apr 24: She might be fighting a multi-million-dollar divorce battle with Hollywood actor Mel Gibson, but wife Robyn Moore has a personal fortune worth a whopping 28 million dollars.

Robyn, who has filed for divorce from the Braveheart star, citing “irreconcilable differences”, owns millions of dollars worth of real estate in California alone.

She owns at least 11 properties around Malibu in which she has an interest via her private trust, reports The Herald Sun.

Britney’s hairy accident

Britney’s hairy accidentMelbourne, Apr 24 : Pop princess Britney Spears is said to have suffered a small accident with her hair being pulled out during an aerial stunt in her latest show.

The incident took place when one of Spears' aerialists accidentally pulled out a clump of her hair as he was grasping on to the pop star to hoist her up into the air.

Spears, 27, who is currently on the North American leg of her `The Circus: Starring Britney Spears' tour, is reportedly struggling with her energetic live dance routines, and was forced to leave the stage and vomit after becoming dizzy and nauseous.