Benedict Brook, New York Post

Benedict Brook

New York Post

Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Past articles by Benedict:

Australian woman tragically killed in crash days before marriage proposal

Georgia McDonald and Tom Van Staveren were due to fly out from Melbourne to Bali on Sunday to celebrate her 30th birthday. → Read More

‘Missing’ actress Laura McCulloch arrested in LA after throwing drink at mom, baby

Australian actor Laura McCulloch, 37, was feared missing in Los Angeles after going on a first date has been found – in custody for public intoxication and tossing a drink at a mom and 2-year-old baby. → Read More

Autumn weather Australia: Forecast for wet and warm conditions to last for months

If you’re getting thoroughly sick of the drenching on the east coast and all the humidity that moisture has brought with it, there’s bad news. According to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) you may as well get used to it because warm and wet weather is sticking around for most – maybe all – of autumn. → Read More

Secrets of Cadbury’s Tasmania factory – where the brand began in Australia 100 years ago

Just north of Hobart, on an idyllic location overlooking the River Derwent, the Cadbury factory churns out millions of Dairy Milk bars each year. → Read More

60 Minutes: New theory of MH370’s flight leads to ‘horrifying’ conclusion

A noted aviation expert has said he has found the likely location of doomed aeroplane MH370. → Read More

60 Minutes: New theory of MH370’s flight leads to ‘horrifying’ conclusion

A noted aviation expert has said he has found the likely location of doomed aeroplane MH370. → Read More

Fears shark attack could lead to ‘vigilante action’ against the fearsome fish

A man may have suffered “catastrophic injuries” at Little Bay yesterday, and it might be the only fatal Sydney shark encounter in 60 years, but there is still debate about whether such incidents should be labelled as “attacks” at all. → Read More

Row as famous resort likened to ‘Chernobyl’

A huge row has broken out after a famous British seaside resort was condemned as being so rundown it “looks like Chernobyl”, an area abandoned after a devastating nuclear meltdown. → Read More

City’s ‘insane’ Covid zero plan backfires

For most of the world it’s been a familiar story with Omicron, a Covid-19 variant apparently oblivious to national borders. → Read More

Weather change could ‘pack some impact’

A weather change will “pack (some) impact,” forecasters have said, as the week draws to a close. → Read More

Skittles to launch colourless ‘pride packs’ in Australia for first time

A new variant of confectionary treat Skittles launches today in Australia – but the makers will be hoping the move doesn’t spark the level of controversy that occurred overseas. → Read More

Dramatic change after weeks of extreme weather

Weatherwise, it’s been a horror few weeks in much of Australia with foods, heatwaves and fires. → Read More

The Bubble film about The Villages, the controversial Florida retirement town

For the residents, it’s one of the most successful experiments ever undertaken in creating a community from scratch. → Read More

WA hard border: Wesfarmers’ CEO says it’s ‘virtually impossible’ to run a business from Perth

The decision by the Western Australian government to renege on its promise to open the hard border in February is beginning to have ramifications with the executive of one of Perth’s largest companies ditching the city and moving east. → Read More

‘Not good news’: Weather misery set to hit

Yet more heavy rain forecast this week for Central Australia is “not good news” for the Northern Territory which has seen supplies on supermarket shelves dwindle after vital roads and railway lines were cut. → Read More

Sydney, Melbourne, Perth weather: Forecast for heavy rain in Qld, NSW; heat in WA

Rainfall in some parts of Australia is “likely to exceed trips digits” this weekend as the monsoon bears down on the continent and thunderstorms roll into New South Wales. → Read More

Weekend weather: Severe storm threat for 5 million but weekend should be calmer

Victorians have been sharing their wild weather pictures on social media after the state was smashed by severe storms and torrential downpours on Friday. → Read More

‘Once in a century’ wild weather warning

Victorians are being urged to take care over the coming hours and days due to a dangerous storm system after “once in a century” rainfall came down in just an hour this morning in Melbourne. → Read More

WA Omicron lie that has to end

Next month Western Australian Premer Mark McGowan will be prised out of his fortress state and forced to travel to Sydney to appear at a court case. While he is in New South Wales, Mr McGowan might want to look around him, and upon his return, tell his ministers to pull their heads in. He might want to take that advice himself. Because even by the standards of WA politicians, not shy of lashings… → Read More

Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Brisbane weather: Australia Day forecast

The sodden conditions just won’t let up with forecasters warning of a “nasty” storm outbreak to emerge towards the end of the week. → Read More