Archive for the ‘opinion’ Category

BYTE REVIEW: Flamin’ Galah’s Home and Away Tour

Posted on: June 12th, 2018 by Samantha Melamed No Comments

Flamin’ Galah’s Official Channel 7 Home and Away Tour satisfies fans of the hit daytime soap, which is most popular in Australia, the U.K., Ireland, and New Zealand. Home and [...] read more...

Burdekin Shire Council condemns vile poster targeting backpackers

Posted on: June 12th, 2018 by Chris Harrison No Comments

Burdekin Shire Council Mayor Lyn McLaughlin (pictured) has condemned a racist, anti-backpacker poster found in the Ayr CBD yesterday, declaring that those responsible do not represent the views of the [...] read more...

BYTE ONE: 88 days: Cultural exchange or just cheap overseas labour?

Posted on: June 7th, 2018 by Samantha Melamed 2 Comments

The context of a working holiday The Australian government and farming sector make good use of the influx of young tourists and backpackers who come to this country and the [...] read more...

Good for hostels? – NSW government to impose 180-night cap on Airbnb properties in Sydney

Posted on: June 6th, 2018 by News Media 2 Comments

The NSW government will impose a 180-day cap on the number of days empty properties can be rented in Sydney, and will give strata corporations the power to ban Airbnb [...] read more...

It takes 70 billion kilowatt hours a year to run the internet

Posted on: May 29th, 2018 by News Media No Comments

Edit. No details found on ‘internet’ energy consumption for Australia (but we’re relative to America, so per capita it has to be similar). America’s myriad server farms and data centers [...] read more...