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phone plan (Telstra v Optus v Vodafone)

Telstra, Optus, Vodafone: Who Has the Best Phone Plans?

Telstra, Optus, or Vodafone is the decision many make when choosing a new phone plan. The three are Australia’s biggest mobile providers, but they’re all very different. All three have their strengths and weaknesses, which can make choosing tricky. Telstra has the largest network but is also by the far…

How to Survive Magpie Swooping Season

September is the peak of Australia’s own version of “home-grown terrorism” (as memorably described to me by a distraught and bleeding school principal, valiantly attempting to protect his pupils), when a small but conspicuous proportion of magpies throughout the country begin to attack otherwise innocent passersby. It is certainly the…