Price limits for support as part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme will increase from next month. The NDIS sets maximum prices registered providers can charge people for disability support and services to ensure participants receive value for money. The limits will rise by nine per cent from July 1. The decision comes following an […]
One in three Australians plans on renovating their home in the coming twelve months, to give it a fresh look and increase its value as reported by Architecture & Design. Additionally, according to ABC News, renovation loans soared to 7.4% in June 2021, breaking a 19-year record. The rise of home renovations among Australians has […]
Almost 20 cents out of every dollar spent on retail purchases in Australia last year was spent online, as Australia Post reveals the suburbs driving the surge. Of the top ten suburbs with the highest volume of online shopping, all of them are more than 20 kilometres from the CBD of their nearest capital. All […]
In an invitation to slow down and look at the world around you, graphic journalist Wendy MacNaughton illustrates how drawing can spark deeply human, authentic connections. Ready to try? Grab a pencil and join MacNaughton for this delightful talk. “Drawing is looking, and looking is loving,” she says.
A diverse alliance of Australian women are saying “enough is enough”. Former Liberal parliamentary staffer Brittany Higgins, who has become a figurehead of the #MeToo movement, says the push to empower women has great momentum in Australia. Concrete legislative action must now be taken, Ms Higgins said in a speech on International Women’s Day. She […]
Shaka Senghor and Ebony Roberts, who met and fell in love while Shaka was in prison, struggled to navigate their new relationship as co-parents after their breakup. In spite of their hurt, they agreed to parent their son Sekou as allies not adversaries. Their relationship is challenging the popular narrative that parents can’t get […]
If you’re in a relationship, it can be tricky to work out when to start sharing income and expenses. Here are a few ways to successfully merge money as a couple. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our daily lives, and romance is no exception. While lengthy separations have led some relationships to […]
We negotiate all the time at work — for raises, promotions, time off — and we usually go into it like it’s a battle. But it’s not about dominating, says organizational psychologist Ruchi Sinha. It’s about crafting a relationship, understanding your needs and the other person’s. Her three key steps will help you master […]