The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released its average weekly earnings report which does exactly what it says on the tin. By taking the average weekly earnings and multiplying them by 52, it's possible to work out the average annual wage in Australia. Here's how much you want to be earning.
Two big claims underpin the decision to cut penalty rates for Sunday workers in the retail and hospitality sectors: that they are no longer needed or relevant, and that they cost jobs. Since 2014, employers have been battling to have these penalty rates cut based on the aforementioned augments. Now that their wish has been granted, let's see how the claims stack up.
Kogan relaunched its mobile business in late 2015 after shutting it down in 2013. This time around, the company used Vodafone as its wholesale telco provider. After just over a year, Kogan Mobile has grown so much that it exceeded its six-month revenue forecast by 83.3%, according the company's financial results for June to December 2016.
As you've doubtlessly heard by now, the Federal Government is slashing Sunday penalty rates for hundreds of thousands of Aussie workers. If you work in hospitality, entertainment or retail you're understandably a bit miffed right now. But how will the changes affect your take-home pay? Here are the answers to all your questions.
Today is International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day. Did you know this? Were you aware of this? It’s also Banana Bread Day. And Curling Is Cool Day.
Last Thursday it was Almond Day. The day before that was Wear Red Day. And the day before that was – I shit you not - Hippo Day.
I wish I was making this up. I am not making this up.
Qantas announced its half-yearly earnings today, and it's doing quite well. What matters for you and I, though, is the fact that it's announced new premium economy seats for its 787 Dreamliner - the plane that'll be flying some of the longest routes in the world, including a nonstop Perth to London leg. Here are the details.
Your Wi-Fi is bad. Not the internet itself. Your internet is fine. It's your Wi-Fi that leaves you weeping as it cuts off the minute you try to browse from the toilet, or walk down the stairs, or lean just one particular way on your bed. Some part of you has known, for a while, that you need to upgrade your router so that you can watch Netflix and porn in peace. But a lot has changed since the last time anyone in your home considered forking over cash for a wireless router.