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Inflation is being amplified by firms with market power

ShutterstockThe upsurge in inflation has revived old debates about what causes it...

The Chalmers graphs: 7.75% inflation, plunging real wages, weak growth

As he had promised to do almost since the day he became treasurer, Jim Chalmers has presented a gloomy set of forecasts for the Australian economy in his first formal eco...

Few Australians have the right to work from home, even after COVID. Here's how that could change

ShutterstockBefore the pandemic, working from home was a luxury...

After floods will come droughts (again). Better indicators will help us respond

Since late 2020, the La Niña climate pattern has led to two years of above-average rainfall across much of Australia, and severe floods in parts of the country. In area...

Hey minister, leave that gas trigger alone – it may fire up a fight with foreign investors

ShutterstockWith the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) warning consumers of huge price hikes ahead, further calls for the federal gove...

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Money

Tax myths – what’s true and what’s false

I was audited by the ATO last year so this year, I’ll be safe from being audited again! False. If anything, the opposite applies. Once you’ve triggered risk fla...

Aussie workers hoping for a pay rise

Australian workers are looking to their employers for some relief amid a cost of living crisis, according to new research by Finder. A Finder nationally representati...

1 in 4 Australians lie about money

A quarter of Australians are less than truthful about their finances, according to new research by Finder. A nationally representative survey of 1,002 respondents r...

House & Garden

Boomerang House

Luxurious family living is a masterpiece of design Boomerang House is the stunning home of architectural husband and wife team, Hayley and Joe Adsett. Designed to ...

The House of 2022: Beautiful Simplicity and Purposeful Hubs

Clean lines and pared-back designs for work, rest and play Closed borders, lockdowns, and working from home for much of 2021 increasingly helped Australians identify...

5 Garden Designs for You to Consider

Some garden designers make hundreds of thousands of pounds a year landscaping for the wealthy. Of course, most garden designers make a fraction of that. Any designer ...