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The scientific WFH formula How often to get up from your chair

The scientific WFH formula: How often to get up from your chair

The science is in: if you’re working from home, you should get up for every three minutes every half an hour to combat the unwanted side-effects of high blood sugar and high cholesterol as a result of sitting too much. A new study has found that taking even as little as 15 steps every half…
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World to see fastest pace of growth in 50 years Heres the 18 trillion twist

World to see fastest pace of growth in 50 years: Here’s the $18 trillion twist

We’re about to experience the fastest pace of economic growth the world has seen in half a century. Global GDP is forecasted to recover from the crippling economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic at 5.3 per cent in 2021, according to the latest report from the UN’s Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). For Australia in particular, GDP is expected to…
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16 million Aussies warned of dangerous Commonwealth Bank email scam

16 million Aussies warned of dangerous Commonwealth Bank email scam

Australians have been warned of a new scam using Commonwealth Bank signage which attempts to lure victims into sharing personal and financial details. Security firm MailGuard sounded the alarm about the phishing scam targeting as many as 16 million Commonwealth Bank customers, noting that it’s the second time in weeks that scammers have posed as the major…
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Why Centrelink hit 11 771 Aussies with 32 million debt letters

Why Centrelink hit 11,771 Aussies with $32 million debt letters

Centrelink has sent debt letters to nearly 12,000 Australians on welfare payments ordering them to pay back debts worth a total of nearly $33 million. The debt recovery comes after the agency deemed they were actually ineligible to receive the payments, or were overpaid. Services Australia told Senate Estimates that it had raised debts with at least…
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Record high Australians have never been wealthier

‘Record high’: Australians have never been wealthier

Growth in household wealth is booming. This is no surprise given house prices and the stock market have surged to record highs with the gains overwhelming what is in comparison a tiny level of household debt. Importantly, Australians have never been wealthier. While there are important issues associated with the distribution of that wealth which can and arguably should…
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Why were quitting Inside Australias Great Resignation

Why we’re quitting: Inside Australia’s Great Resignation

Like millions of other Australians, Ana* is on the hunt for a new job. A 26-year-old solicitor based in locked-down Sydney, Ana is looking for ways to leave the state government legal agency she’s worked for since early 2018. After doing years of work she didn’t really enjoy and having to fight repeatedly to get…
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8 ways to futureproof your success

8 ways to futureproof your success

Before you start trying to be ‘successful’, one important thing to consider is what ‘success’ means to you. Success means different things at different times to each of us; it is highly personal. Put simply, it is important that you create a vision of where you are heading and identify what needs to be done for…
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60 day eviction freeze What it means for landlords and tenants

60-day eviction freeze: What it means for landlords and tenants

NSW renters will be offered protection from being evicted as the locked down state battles to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Announced on Tuesday as part of the state’s COVID-19 economic support package, renters who lose more than 25 per cent of their income will be offered a 60-day eviction moratorium for their rental arrears. This means…
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