The National Broadband Network (NBN) has outlined its construction plans until June 2016, which will add an additional 1.9 million homes to the network. Have you finally got lucky in the NBN lottery? Find out with our interactive map and full listing of the new locations.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Australia didn't see its first official Apple store until June 2008 when the George St, Sydney store opened. Fast forward a little more than five years and there are 20 -- enough to make it worth putting them on a Lifehacker Map ahead of this week's new iPhone announcements.
Hackerspaces are awesome community resources where you can access great tools and enhance your DIY/geek skills. We've rounded up every active and permanent Australian hackerspace we could discover on an easy-to-navigate map.
In a road-obsessed society, many of Australia's former railways no longer operate commercially, but that doesn't mean they've disappeared entirely. Volunteer groups run heritage railways across the country, offering a chance to revisit earlier eras of transport. Check out every active heritage railway in Australia on our interactive map.
How much do you earn every week? The answer is more dependent on the industry you work in than anything else. Average weekly cash earnings in the accommodation and food services sector in Australia are just $539 a week. For mining, that number jumps to $2388. And for IT? The average weekly earnings for a manager aren't too far behind the miners at $2306 -- and female workers actually do better than men. PLUS: check out our interactive spreadsheet and compare take-home pay for more than 350 job categories in Australia -- everyone from forklift drivers to teachers.