Monthly Archives: August 2020


Working from Home Here to Stay

August 19th, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic continues to shake up the global workplace, with more people working from home than ever before. Once the domain of artists, freelance writers, and IT professionals wearing shorts, working from home has become the new normal for millions of people across the professional landscape. According to some experts, this trend is here to stay, as workers and […]

Mental Health in a COVID World

August 19th, 2020

As we face the reality of a COVID-19 world, mental health has risen to the surface as an immediate and far-reaching health challenge. While the acute health impacts of the virus are well-known, and the economic effects of the lockdown are impossible to ignore, mental health challenges can be harder to define and more difficult to treat. As fear, worry, […]

House Prices Down but Measured

August 18th, 2020

Australian house prices continue to fall due to the prolonged economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The slow and measured decline can be seen across the country, with Canberra and Adelaide the only capitals to experience positive growth over the last month. According to figures from Core Logic, national dwelling values were down -0.6% in July, with -1.6% growth recorded […]

How Aussies Spent their Stimulus Payments

August 10th, 2020

The Australian Government continues to invest record amounts of money into the national economy in an effort to insulate against the negative effects of COVID-19. Along with the massive JobKeeper and JobSeeker programs, one-off $750 stimulus payments have been made to millions of Aussies over recent weeks. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) tells us how the money […]

Hobbies at Home

August 3rd, 2020

The last few months have been challenging for everyone, as social distancing and isolation make the world a smaller and less friendly place. While keeping people apart is designed to bring us together in the long-run, it also gives us time and space for introspection and self-discovery. Lots of people around the world are discovering new hobbies during this time, […]