When you encounter a headline like 'Aussies working world's longest hours', you're likely to pay attention — especially if, like me, you've just come off a week with several 14-hour workdays. However, it turns out that what's actually being discussed is the unwillingness of Australians to take holidays. According to a Tourism Australia survey, one-third of us won't take official leave this year. Leaving aside the likely possibility that the whole thing is designed to encourage domestic travel now that Australia the movie hasn't given inbound tourism much of a fillip, I'm wondering: why aren't people taking holidays? Is it a lack of other people to fill in while you're away? Fear of being fired? A desire to have an insurance policy if you do get fired? Being self-employed and hence having no options? Share your non-vacation aspirations in the comments.
Do Aussie Workers Need To Take More Holidays?
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