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Long-term unemployment quickly takes a toll and, if you live in a small city or rural area, you may… Read more

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All too often we hear couples in long term relationships say that “marriage is only a piece of paper”… Read more

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In the period comprehended between 1990 and 2015, the number of Australian households with air conditioning systems went from… Read more

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With the Federal Government giving the green light to private health insurance premium increases for the 16th year in… Read more

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Sadly, people get injured at work all the time. From slips and falls to more serious incidents, a physical… Read more

Reasons not to take divorce to court

It is an unfortunate fact of modern life that separation and divorce often bring out the worst in people.… Read more

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With the internet opening up boundaries when it comes to work, more and more mums are shifting from the… Read more

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On September 29th, Owen Hodge Lawyers will be holding a free family law lunch where attendees will learn about… Read more

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New analysis by CHOICE has found the $1 a litre milk boycott, which is seeing consumers swapping cheaper supermarket… Read more

CHOICE, together with The Parenthood and Kidsafe QLD, are calling on the Federal Government to implement stricter safety standards… Read more

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Consumer advocacy group CHOICE has found appliance maker Thermomix played hardball with numerous consumers after they received severe burns… Read more
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Teenagers who mix alcohol with energy drinks are four times more likely to develop an alcohol disorder than… Read more

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Schools, sporting clubs and sports coaches are being encouraged to register at a new Federal Government website,… Read more

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A coalition of leading health organisations has called for a national strategy around obesity that includes the impact… Read more

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I was interested to hear the Treasurer, Joe Hockey, make comments last week about “older people” (which he… Read more

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The recently released report by the Productivity Commission on Childcare and Early Childhood Learning is a "disappointment" according… Read more

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The Early Learning Association has recommended to the Federal Government that it maintain 15… Read more

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We had been thinking of getting solar power for some time and decided to so in Spring last… Read more

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For the second year running the Federal Government has received the annual Fizzers award from the National Alliance of Action… Read more

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The My Healthy Communities website has a new tool that allows users to build their own free, customised… Read more

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Twenty-five years ago last month, the countries that compose the United Nations reached a landmark agreement that laid… Read more

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Young women are calling on a perhaps unlikely source - the Prime Minister - to lead change on… Read more

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The biggest and most influential sporting organisations in Australia have been criticised for signing… Read more

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According to research by Deloitte, a large number of Australians will not retire with enough superannuation to fund… Read more

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Paid parental leave recognises that mums taking care of new babies are increasingly likely to be part of… Read more

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I want to share my disgust about the Federal Budget handed down by the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott,… Read more

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Australian school children rank among the worst in the world for overall physical activity levels, narrowly avoiding a… Read more
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After last week’s Federal Budget, everyone is thinking about their household budget even more than previously, especially when… Read more

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The Abbott Government has announced, as part of its Budget measures, that the pension age will be raised… Read more

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With the Federal Government setting incentives of $10,000 to businesses to employ older workers, online outsourcing site Airtasker… Read more