Four types of commercial insurance your business needs

June 8, 2023

Whether you’re a business owner, supplier, or contractor, commercial insurance is essential to safeguard both your company and staff. With commercial insurance, your business and company assets are protected from certain risks like accidents or...[Read More]

10 Benefits of Doing Something You Love Every Day

June 8, 2023

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]

Future of aged care to rely on ambition and optimism

June 7, 2023

Innovation, ambition and action are being promised as part of a plan to fix the strained aged care sector and protect it for future generations. Aged Care Minister Anika Wells will outline the federal government’s priorities for the sector and her...[Read More]

Race to renewables as households face power bill hikes

June 7, 2023

Australia has a mountain to climb to get to cheaper energy bills, but the federal government is confident its planned transition to renewables will help bring costs down. However, some industry leaders are unconvinced and warn wholesale prices could...[Read More]

New workers’ bargaining scheme gets first big test

June 7, 2023

Laws allowing workers from different businesses to band together to challenge for higher wages will undergo their first test in the childcare sector. Unions representing staff from 20 early childhood education providers across NSW, the ACT and...[Read More]

Dealing With Higher Inflation: Strategies to Thrive Amidst Rising Costs

June 1, 2023

The cost of living continues to rise, and many are feeling the pinch. However, there are ways to navigate and adapt to this challenging financial landscape. If you’re looking for practical solutions and workarounds to help you tackle higher...[Read More]

Master the Art of Requesting to Work Remotely: A Step-by-Step Guide

June 1, 2023

The remote work trend has gained significant momentum in recent years, offering employees the flexibility to maintain a healthy work-life balance. If you’re planning to join the ranks of remote workers, convincing your employer to grant you this...[Read More]

Mandatory gas code of conduct still being finalised

May 31, 2023

Energy market intervention has been defended at a parliamentary hearing, despite another round of price hikes for many in the coming year. Treasury Secretary Steven Kennedy said he did not believe the success of gas market intervention over the past...[Read More]

AI use not the ‘Wild West’, company executives warned

May 31, 2023

More than two-thirds of Australian organisations have embraced artificial intelligence but many executives are largely ignorant of existing laws governing their use, according to a new report. Artificial intelligence is fast becoming an essential...[Read More]

Resilient labour market tipped to stick around

May 24, 2023

Most workers are likely to keep their jobs despite the economy sinking into a stretch of slowing growth. Like most advanced economies, the pandemic recovery has fuelled exceptional competitiveness in the jobs market. Treasury analysis of jobs data...[Read More]

Power bills to surge despite budget tipping modest rise

May 24, 2023

Power bills in at least three states will rise by more than double the amount estimated in the federal budget. In a stoush with Liberal Senator Hollie Hughes over the impending price hikes, Assistant Minister for Energy Jenny McAllister denied the...[Read More]

Mining ready to ride biggest boom with $2t up for grabs

May 24, 2023

Some $2 trillion has been unleased for a low-carbon economy under United States laws, with Australia set to get access to tax breaks as a trusted and sustainable source of critical minerals. US Consul General Siriana Nair said on Wednesday the...[Read More]

Housing and childcare squeeze behind bush worker gap

May 24, 2023

While the job market booms in country Australia, workers are hard to find amid chronic shortages of housing and childcare. The Regional Australia Institute think tank warns the bush is falling further behind as supply of workers, particularly...[Read More]

Determining the Right Business Structure (from day one)

May 18, 2023

All successful businesses depend on a solid and dependable structure. While you can always work it out as you go, improvisation in the business world is inefficient, highly risky, and likely to lead to failure. Getting the right systems in place...[Read More]

Gas-rich NT ‘key player’ with new carbon capture hub

May 17, 2023

A proposed emissions storage hub in the Northern Territory will take carbon waste from gas plants and provide a feedstock for making fertiliser and other products. Chief Minister Natasha Fyles said the creation of a carbon capture, utilisation and...[Read More]