A Journey through the world’s top culinary destinations

22 February

Exploring the world’s top culinary destinations is a feast for the senses, offering a blend of traditional flavours and innovative gastronomy. Here are some of the most renowned places known for their exceptional culinary experiences:   Tokyo,...[Read More]

Property investing – residential vs. commercial real estate

22 February

In the realm of property investment, prospective investors often grapple with comparing residential vs commercial real estate. Both offer viable investment opportunities, but they also come with their own unique advantages and drawbacks.   Hence,...[Read More]

Why you need to do something you love every single day

22 February

Engaging in activities that you love is not only enjoyable but also offers a multitude of benefits that can enrich your life in various ways. So, if you’re on the fence about indulging one or some of your life’s passions, here are some...[Read More]

Essential Checklist: Preparing for Your Will Drafting Session with a Lawyer

22 February

Preparing a will is an important step in managing your estate and ensuring your wishes are honoured after you pass away. Before meeting with a lawyer to draft your will, it’s beneficial to have several items prepared to make the process as smooth...[Read More]

Wages outrunning inflation in win for household budgets

22 February

Wages are growing faster than inflation and this milestone has been reached earlier than expected. The official wage price index rose 4.2 per cent in the 12 months to December, a little above forecasts and up from the 4.1 per cent annual growth in...[Read More]

Data could end year-long holiday home tax breaks

22 February

New data collection methods could end the days of short-term rental property owners claiming tax deductions when the home is not being rented. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has vowed to raise the issue of the owners of holiday rentals or Airbnbs...[Read More]

Outgoing ATO boss calls for greater tax office powers

22 February

The outgoing head of the ATO has called for the tax office to have the power to collect evidence as part of criminal investigations. In a speech to the National Press Club, ATO commissioner Chris Jordan said the organisation should be given powers...[Read More]

Navy to be ‘most lethal’ in history after huge overhaul

22 February

The Australian navy will be able to meet challenges this decade, the defence minister says, despite the number of warships falling ahead of a spike in capacity under a major overhaul. The number of navy warships is set to increase from 11 to 26 by...[Read More]

Lease-to-own model targets young homebuyers

22 February

A new housing model will be launching in Australia that aims to help overcome affordability hurdles facing many new homebuyers. Lease-to-own platform Ownlea will let users rent from a selection of properties with the option of buying the dwelling...[Read More]

Hydrogen hub deal worth $140m finalised for Pilbara

21 February

The federal and Western Australian governments have finalised a $140 million deal to build a hydrogen production and export facility in the Pilbara. Minister for Climate Change and Energy Chris Bowen says the hub has the potential to become an...[Read More]

Calls for citizen jury panels to regulate social media

21 February

Citizen juries should be used to better regulate large online platforms in a bid to counter growing harms on the internet, a report has urged. The report published by the Lowy Institute has called for small representative groups to be in charge of...[Read More]

Saving for the Future: Building Financial Security Step by Step

15 February

In an era where the allure of instant gratification is stronger than ever, the art of saving money seems to be fading into the background. Yet, the truth remains: most of us have aspirations that extend beyond our immediate reach, be it a new car,...[Read More]

Ultimate Road Trip Checklist: Navigating Your Next Adventure with Ease

15 February

Planning a road trip can be an exciting adventure, offering a unique blend of freedom, discovery, and bonding opportunities. Whether you’re exploring familiar landscapes or venturing into unknown territories, preparation is key to ensuring a...[Read More]

10 Legal Pitfalls to Avoid: Why and When to Seek Professional Legal Advice

15 February

When navigating legal issues, it’s crucial to seek appropriate legal advice to avoid common pitfalls. Here are several mistakes’ people often make when they should be consulting with a legal professional:   Relying Solely on Online Research:...[Read More]

Why are Australians underinsured?

15 February

Every now and then, you may notice a friend, relative or acquaintance post a fundraising plea to help out a family that lost a parent or provider, or to support the education or hospitalisation of an orphaned child left in the care of elderly...[Read More]