betting laws in australia
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Australian gambling laws: what you need to know

As a country, Australia leads the way in gaming with 80% of the adult population estimated to take part and, according to the Australasian Gaming Council figures, a per capita spend of  $1172.14 for 2014/15. Over recent years these figures have steadily increased due to a number of factors that …

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Maximise time and increase productivity
Lifestyle

5 Ways to Boost Your Productivity & Maximise Your Time

Most of us would like to be more productive so that we can maximise our time and increase our output in everything we do. The question is, how do we achieve this? There is no secret to success. Productivity stems from conscious efforts of intelligent planning and delegating, coupled with …

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eco friendly home office
Around the HomeLifestyle

Eco-Friendly Practices You Should Adopt in Your Home Office

Since the late 1990’s, more Australians are choosing to work from home. The advancement of the internet and web communications means employees can choose to work remotely from home or hot desk from their favourite café, restaurant or coworking space. However, many people that work from home start to adopt …

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Getting health insurance
InsuranceLifestyle

According to Choice, my health cover is junk. What next?

Ironically, one of the most common ways people end up with expensive and ineffective health insurance – AKA ‘junk’ policies –  is through trying to save a little money. Health insurance premiums rise every year, this year by an average of 5.59%. When a consumer realises this and calls their …

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how to pick a travel backpack
Lifestyle

Choosing Your Travel Backpack

Backpacking holidays are seen as a rite of passage for young adults, allowing them to explore the world on a shoestring budget. Trekking through Thailand, discovering Vietnam or hiking in New Zealand… whether it’s just for a couple of months or a full gap year, it’s important to make sure …

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Sending money to family
Lifestyle

Family Money Transfer

Family. You are always there for them, and they are always there for you. Whether you want to help your family back home have a better quality of life, or want to help with the financial emergencies that life is almost certain to bring, having a reliable and cost effective …

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Tips to get more cash when selling your car
LifestylePersonal Finance

Tips and Tricks for Preparing Your Car for Sale

If you’re trying to sell your car, you might be tempted to list and offload it as fast as possible. That way, you’ll be free to move forward with any plans to purchase a new vehicle. However, waiting just a week or two can result in a substantial increase in …

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How to get the right car at the right price in Australia
LifestylePersonal Finance

Buying a Car in Australia

Australia is a vast nation and a country where travel by car is a necessity for the great majority of the population that live outside of major urban centres. An expansive urban sprawl, high house prices, and an underdeveloped public transport network all combine to make daily car travel a …

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How to save on health insurance
Lifestyle

5 Need-To-Know Health Insurance Tips

It’s hard to avoid all the noise about private health cover. You might’ve noticed headlines nationwide discussing a 6% rate rise, now seemingly a perennial increase. Health cover is a big part of the cost of living for many families, couples and single, and oftens feels like an expensive and/or …

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Why use coupons
LifestylePersonal Finance

3 Reasons Australians may finally Stop Seeing the Bad Sides of Coupons

Recently, a friend told me about a colleague who claims to be the captain of anti-couponing team. Like, the whole anti-couponing squad, she doesn’t seem to think that using coupons may offer any good and believes that overspending drives us to earn more and do better in our professional life. …

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