Tips to cut down on household energy consumption

6 June

As a homeowner, you’re likely aware of the increasing costs associated with household energy consumption. This is why cutting down on energy use can mean big savings. In addition to the financial benefits, reducing electricity use can help to...[Read More]

Work, Wander, and Well-being: Mastering the Art of the Working Holiday

28 March

Taking your business on the road for a working holiday presents an enticing blend of work and leisure, allowing you to explore new destinations while keeping your operations running smoothly.   This concept has gained popularity with the rise of...[Read More]

10 ways to reduce your household energy use

4 January

As a homeowner, you’re likely aware of the increasing costs associated with household energy consumption. This is why cutting down on energy use can mean big savings. In addition to the financial benefits, reducing electricity use can help to...[Read More]

Creating a better business with cloud accounting

23 November

Does your company still use desktop software or spreadsheets for accounting tasks? If so, then it could be time to upgrade to a cloud-based accounting system. In comparison to on-premises solutions, cloud accounting for small businesses offers...[Read More]

Parents urged to vaccinate children against flu

21 June

Hundreds of sick children are ending up in hospital with flu, prompting doctors to urge parents to get their kids vaccinated for the potentially life-threatening virus. Doctors say a mild illness for an adult might mean hospitalisation for a young...[Read More]

ATO latest scam alerts

15 June

Be wary of emails, phone calls and text messages claiming to be from the ATO. If you think a phone call, SMS, voicemail, email or interaction on social media claiming to be from the ATO is not genuine, do not engage with it. You should...[Read More]

Virtual reality therapy to become a ‘reality’

14 June

Virtual reality therapy may now become a “reality” for young people with mental health conditions including psychotic disorders. From simulating coffee shops to delivering a presentation, psychologists are trialling technology, combined with...[Read More]

What Happens to Gas Stations When the World Goes Electric? | Emily Grubert | [TED Talk Video]

31 May

  When the world goes fully electric, what happens to the cars, tools and livelihoods that rely on fossil fuels? Civil engineer and environmental sociologist Emily Grubert visualizes what a clean energy future will look like, outlining the...[Read More]

New device able to detect cancer cells without surgery

1 March

Sydney researchers have developed a new device that can detect cancer cells from blood samples, allowing patients to avoid invasive biopsy surgery. Cancer is a leading cause of illness and death in Australia, with more than 150,000 around the...[Read More]

New light therapy shoots down superbugs

18 January

A new light therapy can kill off some of the worst antibiotic-resistant superbugs in what South Australian researchers say will be a game changer for millions worldwide. The therapy, developed by the University of South Australia, has been found to...[Read More]

What you can do to protect yourself as scams evolve

29 December

In 2022, Australians fell victim to investment and cryptocurrency-related scams, losing $242.5 million (US$166 million). In the United Kingdom (UK), a total of over £2.3 billion was lost in 2021 because of various scams, including online shopping,...[Read More]

Helping a family member with a SCAM

10 November

A family member who is a target of a scam may be too caught up in the scammer’s web of deceit to recognise they are being scammed. You can play a vital role in protecting your loved one from harm. Identify the scam The first thing you can do to...[Read More]

Scams Awareness Week 2022: 7-11 November

9 November

Scams Awareness Week 2022 takes place 7-11 November. This Scams Awareness Week, along with over 350 partner organisations, we’re encouraging you to learn ways to identify scams and take the time to check whether an offer or contact is genuine...[Read More]

New crypto rules to protect consumers

28 September

Work on an Australian regulation regime for cryptocurrency is expected to step up next year. Assistant Treasurer Stephen Jones said about one million Australians had invested in what he described as a “very opaque market”. “We need...[Read More]

The importance of Single-Touch Payroll

15 September

Do you know what single-touch payroll (STP) is? Most likely, you’ve encountered the term, especially if you own a small business in Australia where STP is mandatory. This requirement applies even to companies employing just a single staff member...[Read More]