News archive from 9 June 2013

Fears of engineering brain drain as infrastructure projects dry up

Fears of engineering brain drain as infrastructure projects dry up

Australia's engineering industry is undergoing a major contraction with one insider saying up to 7,000 jobs have been lost in the past six months.The mining slowdown is having an impact, but the problem has been compounded by a lack of private and...

ABC News, 09:53 in Business
 

The cost of Cupid

So for your convenience we have thrashed out what you get for your money, literally and figuratively. 1. RSVP  ♥♥♥ Australia's most popular dating site, RSVP has 2 million members. Joining RSVP - owned by Fairfax Media, this website's publisher - is...

 

History goes hocking when poverty comes knocking

''Of the numerous receptacles for misery and distress with which the streets of London unhappily abound, there are, perhaps, none which present such striking scenes as the pawnbrokers' shops,'' he wrote in the London Evening Standard in 1835. ''The...

 

Maximise the money in your pocket at tax time

1. Working from home Work is no longer the domain of the office so make sure you keep a diary for four weeks to track your internet usage and the hours you are working from home. 2. Make a donation to charity Some tax savings can make you feel good....

 

Property investments need time

The latest RP Data-Rismark Home Value Index reflects a mixed bag, showing capital-city house prices fell by 1.2 per cent last month - disappointing given the Reserve Bank's rate reduction to a historically low 2.75 per cent at the start of the month....

 

The brokers will fix it

Do pawnshops remain the last refuge of drunks and problem gamblers - or are more Aussies than one might imagine quietly dropping off their jewellery and iPads for some quick cash, with few questions asked? IT test manager and bar owner Lauren Allen,...

 

Accounting for change

Consumers will also be better protected after the passing of the bill to enshrine the terms ''financial planner'' and ''financial adviser'' in law through the House of Representatives last week. The bill still has to go to the Senate, but it is likely...

 

The cost of Cupid

So for your convenience we have thrashed out what you get for your money, literally and figuratively. 1. RSVP  ♥♥♥ Australia's most popular dating site, RSVP has 2 million members. Joining RSVP - owned by Fairfax Media, this website's publisher - is...

 

History goes hocking when poverty comes knocking

''Of the numerous receptacles for misery and distress with which the streets of London unhappily abound, there are, perhaps, none which present such striking scenes as the pawnbrokers' shops,'' he wrote in the London Evening Standard in 1835. ''The...

 

Maximise the money in your pocket at tax time

1. Working from home Work is no longer the domain of the office so make sure you keep a diary for four weeks to track your internet usage and the hours you are working from home. 2. Make a donation to charity Some tax savings can make you feel good....

 

Property investments need time

The latest RP Data-Rismark Home Value Index reflects a mixed bag, showing capital-city house prices fell by 1.2 per cent last month - disappointing given the Reserve Bank's rate reduction to a historically low 2.75 per cent at the start of the month....

 

The brokers will fix it

Do pawnshops remain the last refuge of drunks and problem gamblers - or are more Aussies than one might imagine quietly dropping off their jewellery and iPads for some quick cash, with few questions asked? IT test manager and bar owner Lauren Allen,...

 

Accounting for change

Consumers will also be better protected after the passing of the bill to enshrine the terms ''financial planner'' and ''financial adviser'' in law through the House of Representatives last week. The bill still has to go to the Senate, but it is likely...

 

The cost of Cupid

So for your convenience we have thrashed out what you get for your money, literally and figuratively. 1. RSVP  ♥♥♥ Australia's most popular dating site, RSVP has 2 million members. Joining RSVP - owned by Fairfax Media, this website's publisher - is...

 

History goes hocking when poverty comes knocking

''Of the numerous receptacles for misery and distress with which the streets of London unhappily abound, there are, perhaps, none which present such striking scenes as the pawnbrokers' shops,'' he wrote in the London Evening Standard in 1835. ''The...

 
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