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We welcome news that the Australian Government is splurging on a higher education relief package which is slashing the cost of study in areas such as nursing, teaching counselling, IT and science. Those six-month online courses start in May with...
Usually unsolicited doom-and-gloom polls landing in my inbox get reassigned straight to the trash folder, but this one hit the mark with so many of us worried about keeping a job. According to money.com.au and their March discretionary income study,...
When Victorian mum-of-three Kate Hewett took up cycling a few years back she couldn't find women's cycling clothing she liked. It was either too small, too short, or frankly too damn ugly. So, the now 48-year-old decided to create her own...
Forgiveness is such a valuable commodity. It is not something we give away freely. It all comes down to how we look at things and what perceived value it adds to our lives. If we see no benefit in forgiveness,...
A short squeeze of the throttle to get us started and we’re off, doggedly pedalling to keep sight of the five pairings tearing up the track ahead. We’re on rail-mounted electric assisted pushbike carriages (aka Velocipedes), the ingenious invention of...
For an increasing number of Australians, job security is the number one concern in mid-life. Redundancies are an ever-present threat, and if you work in a tech-related field, it’s easy to feel out of step with your millennial colleagues who...
Most of us probably didn’t need a researchers to tell us that ageism is rife in the workplace, but at least we now know the type of odds that we’re up against. Fifty-year-old job seekers are up to three times...
My story is happening to women around the country and like me, they never imagined it would happen to them. In my younger years I earned a five-year scholarship to university, created a women’s leadership conference and had an MBA...
The marriage is over. Among the first people you turn to are those likely to give emotional support – family or friends – followed by a solicitor. And that’s all fine, up to a point. When you’re trying to make...
Imagine what life would be like if you could proactively manage the road blocks getting in the way of your personal version of success and happiness. I am yet to meet someone who had a life without obstacles getting in...