Rooftop solar pays its own way as more homes switch on

31 January

Solar power from household rooftops remains the most popular way of reducing electricity bills, market data shows. Some 2.5 gigawatts of residential solar power was installed in 2023, equivalent to 6.1 million average-sized solar panels, but fewer...[Read More]

Protect what you have

4 January

People strive hard to accomplish a variety of goals during their lifetime, although thereā€™s nothing more significant than being able to spend quality time in the company of family, friends and loved ones. Indeed, investing in relationships gives...[Read More]

19 Tips for your best life after retirement

21 December

Have you ever thought about life after retirement? If you have, you most likely think about the best things in life: a happy family, good health and wealth. The only way to make this dream retirement a reality is to have the right retirement...[Read More]

ā€˜Inadequateā€™: MPs admit tech knowledge does not compute

15 November

Australian politicians have admitted they do not know enough about technology despite being increasingly asked to legislate on the emerging threats of the digital world. After contacting 24 MPs from the last parliament, the Australian Strategic...[Read More]

Pathway to budget balance littered with tough calls

26 April

Cost of living relief must be temporary and targeted and cash splashes shelved if the federal government is serious about taming inflation and returning the budget to balance in the next 10 years, new PwC analysis shows. Modelling by the major...[Read More]

Budget good, but more needed: business

27 October

Peak business groups have hailed the Albanese government’s first budget as careful and cautious, but warn hard work lies ahead to shore up the economy. Business Council chief Jennifer Westacott said the Labor economic blueprint made the...[Read More]

Electric car tax cuts welcome, more wanted

26 October

Federal budget tax cuts for electric cars and moves to create a national electric vehicle charging network in Australia have been welcomed by motoring and environmental groups overnight. The policies could shave $4700 off the cost of buying an...[Read More]

Families remember Bali victims 20 years on

5 October

When Kevin Paltridge’s son Corey was killed in the 2002 Bali bombings, the devastated father turned to other Australians whose children had died suddenly to try to cope with his own loss. He quit his job as an airline supervisor and went to...[Read More]