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NSW bushfires prompt holiday cancellations from tourists concerned about smoke and flames

December 17th, 2019 Comment (1)

Tourism authorities have urged holidaymakers to think twice before cancelling Christmas and summer getaway plans due to extensive bushfires across New South Wales. Key points: More than 1 million hectares […]

Governess jobs hard to fill, as outback parents fear their children not prepared enough for high sch...

A profession that laid the foundations for Australia’s first saint, Mary McKillop, is as important today as it was more than a century ago. Key points: Governesses are employed to help […]

Why barter in business? Exchange (goods or services) for other goods or services without using money

December 3rd, 2019 No Comments

Business owners love bartering because it saves them cash, moves excess stock or idle inventory, and fills up their downtime or spare capacity.  If you’re in business, chances are you’ve […]

Report recommends massive overhaul of Sydney nightlife, including scrapping of lockout laws

Shots and strong drinks would flow all night and Sydney’s lockout laws would be scrapped everywhere except Kings Cross if recommendations from a report into the city’s economy after dark […]

Travellers warned to avoid USB charging stations at airports

Connecting your phone to a USB power charging station at an airport or hotel room could make you a victim of a dangerous hacking technique known “juice jacking”.  The malicious […]