The Land of Dumplings and Cheese Pie: A Look into Georgian Culture with Alice Zaslavsky

By: Georgia Free

Australia is a land of many cultures and tongues, and Harmony Week is the perfect time to spotlight a culture Australians may have never have heard of such as Georgia. Former MasterChef contestant Alice Zaslavsky spent just seven years of her life in the tiny country of Georgia but, as an adult, is now reclaiming and celebrating the culture she was born into. Read more

Have We Moved on From Movie-Going?

By: Michael McQueen

When the world was in deep lockdown last year, a major trend that dominated social media surrounded people’s memories of ‘normal’ life. Clips of life before lockdown boasted scenes of exotic travel locations, shots of passports in hand, bustling crowds, concerts, festivals and interestingly, cinemas. Read more

Australia, A Global Leader in Unity

By: McCrindle

Although 2020 presented unforeseen challenges, it saw Australians come together to show the mateship we are known for.  In this ‘lucky country’, three in five Australians (59%) believe that over the next three years, Australia will become more united. Read more

Are Refurbished Phones Value For Money? A Tech Expert’s Thoughts

By: Sam Robinson

You might be surprised as you head through the checkout to see that some supermarkets have started selling refurbished smartphones. Read more

3 Ways Technology Is Making Life More Affordable

By: Michael McQueen

We often think of emerging technology as the field of high-level businesspeople and Silicon Valley tech wizards. We don’t often see today’s innovations as being a tool for enhancing accessibility, increasing affordability and empowering equality. Read more

The Balance Myth

By: Sabrina Peters

I regularly find people saying to me, “I just don’t know how you balance it all?”. Read more

Carrot Muffins

By: Susan Joy

These nut-free, coconut flour carrot muffins are not only the perfect healthy lunchbox treat but are also delicious for breakfast. The muffins have a lovely soft texture. Read more

Why Experience Really Is the Best Teacher for Today’s Students

By: Michael McQueen

‘Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn.’[1] We have all heard the adage, so much so that it is often dismissed as a cliché. Read more

Queen Bee Leadership

By: Yvette Cherry

In the busy life of the bee world, the Queen Bee reigns supreme. Nurtured in her role as the provider of life, she is the only queen in a colony of honey bees that may number 60,000 or more. The Queen Bee is the largest bee in the colony and the only one capable of stinging multiple times and surviving. Read more

Perhaps Australia is the Lucky Country After All

By: McCrindle

Despite the challenges presented in 2020, 85% of Australians say that they are happy when they think about their life overall. Two in five Australians (41%) believe they are happier than the average Australian, with a further 40% believing they are equally as happy as the average Australian. Read more