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Keeping fit when you’re stuck at home

Stuck at home and eating too much of your pandemic comfort baking? If you’ve piled on a few pounds during the current situation, you’re not alone. Current government recommendations state that we should all aim for at least 30 minutes of exercise a day, but with gyms still on the forbidden list, if you want…

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Geelong welcomes Anthony Stevens

Want fine dining, a vibrant city culture and hip laneway coffee houses? Or maybe you’d prefer somewhere on the waterfront, where the kids can ride a classic carousel while you eat fish and chips on the promenade? Then again, maybe you want a small acreage, where you can run a few cows and enjoy the…

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Office set ups for every home

If you can work from home, chances are that you are already doing it. In the fight against COVID-19, most Australian workplaces have shifted to work-from-home arrangements for those who can do so. We’ve seen a run on monitors, keyboards, desks and office chairs, even Bunnings has been inundated as people build their own set…

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Financial help for business, sole traders & individuals

The COVID-19 pandemic has left its mark on almost everyone. Many businesses have had to shut their doors to help ‘flatten the curve’. Employees, especially in hospitality and tourism, have seen their hours cut or been stood down altogether. For sole traders who can’t provide their services online, things are looking very precarious indeed. If…

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How to enjoy an Easter staycation

As Australia battles to get the COVID-19 epidemic under control, the message from the Government is clear. Stay at home. Don’t travel. The ban doesn’t just apply for overseas travel. Domestic travel interstate is no longer possible, as most states have formally closed their borders. Thinking of booking an airbnb on the coast? That’s out…

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Landlord rights

What are my rights if my tenant can’t pay rent? On 29 March, Scott Morrison announced that “states and territories will be moving to put a moratorium on evictions of persons as a result of financial distress … for the next six months”. This is, of course, part of the government’s response to the economic…

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Help for home owners during COVID-19

These are troubling times. COVID-19 has already meant large scale changes to the way we live and work, with more to come. With social distancing and shutdown orders expanding across the country, a huge number of us are worried about our economic security. Many people have already lost their jobs, especially those who work in…

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Kangaroo Island looks to the future

Kangaroo Island has been one of the worst hit regions during Australia’s bushfire crisis. Lightning strikes on 20 December ignited tinder-dry fuel across the heavily forested Ravine area in the west of the Island. Fanned by strong winds over the next few days, the fire destroyed the Flinders Chase National Park, the luxury Southern Ocean…

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The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for bushfie relief

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, and what better occasion to express your love? This year, it’s not just your usual paramour who would benefit from a romantic gesture. Small businesses and primary producers all over the country have been devastated by the current bushfire crisis and are badly in need of help. Show them a little…

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Elders support for bushfire affected Australia

The last three months have been a time of tremendous sadness for many Australians due to the devastating national bushfire crisis. With South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales the worst affected so far, several of our offices and people have bravely fought for their homes and their communities. While our priority has been to…

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