Inspiring Stories from the Paralympics

August 24th, 2021

There are few events in the world that capture the real spirit of sport more than the Paralympics. Run by the International Paralympic Committee and growing in strength all the time, these unique games feature 28 sports and 72 events across their summer and winter editions. Open to athletes with physical disabilities or intellectual impairments, the 2020/2021 edition of the […]

Simple Science Experients at Home

August 19th, 2021

With state lockdowns rolling forward for many Australians, frustrated parents are looking for fun activities and novel ways to entertain their children. Along with homeschooling and daily exercise, there are many other ways to keep your kids busy. Science experiments can be lots of fun for children and parents alike, with these highly engaging and easy-to-follow activities helping kids to […]

Property Market to Hit $9 Trillion

August 16th, 2021

The Australian residential property market is set to reach a massive $9 trillion milestone later this year. Economic uncertainty and ongoing lockdowns across the country have failed to dampen the market, which is tipped to hit and exceed this huge number. The value of Australian homes already tipped the $8 trillion mark earlier this year, with the collective Aussie home […]

Looking After Your Mental Health in a Lockdown

August 12th, 2021

With repeated or prolonged lockdowns common across much of Australia, healthy coping mechanisms are absolutely critical. During periods of isolation, it’s crucial to look after your mental health and support the people you care about. While extended family dinners and fun-filled social events may not be possible right now, there are other ways to protect your mental well-being. From physical […]

Will the Lockdown affect interest rates

August 2nd, 2021

Australia is in the midst of a COVID-19 third wave, and according to health experts, things are going to get worse before they get better. Along with the obvious toll on people’s health and livelihoods, the pandemic and lockdown response is likely to affect interest rate decisions in the weeks and months ahead. Along with the lockdown, sky-high property prices, […]

Mortgages Cheaper than Rents

July 12th, 2021

It’s cheaper to pay off a mortgage than it is to rent in many Australian locations. While the long-term benefits of home ownership are obvious, the short-term savings associated with renting do not always come off. According to figures from CoreLogic, the majority of homes in Queensland are now cheaper to buy than rent, as are some cities and most […]