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Topic of the week

Embrace training to stay relevant in an ever-changing workplace.

How to stay relevant at work


Companies are moving toward automation over human skills. Here's what you need to do to stay relevant at work.

Money Work
8 months ago
(Ys Comment)

Discussion of the week

Do you have a canny tip for saving money.

Share your money-saving hacks here

Everyone loves to save a dollar or two when they can. Do you have any money-saving tips to share with your YsFriends?

11 months ago
(Money & Business)

Your Memories

I hated school, but felt free during the daily walk there and back.

Do you remember walking to school?

Walking the few kilometres to and from school used to be a favourite part of my day. That's not the case for today's kids.

Culture Community Nostalgia
11 months ago

Your Stories

Cows enjoying the breeze from fans.

Wind turbines keeping cows cool, and other tales

My wife has a habit of putting her foot in it and it can be so funny, I have to share.

Domestic Travel Relationships Community Australia
8 months ago

Your Rants

Who's worse, member unions or business? Picture: Supplied.

Are unions as bad as business?

Employer unions, employee unions or unethical business. Who's worse?

Money Work Politics
8 months ago

Your Causes

photo credit @geoff.

Why invest in women and girls?

As we celebrate International Women's Day today, we'd love you to ponder this Desmond Tutu quote, which we totally agree with.

Support a Cause Kindness Community
8 months ago

Food for the soul: The author's nurturing patch of heaven.

Home is where the soul is

Do you spend enough time feeding your soul? It is as important as nourishing your belly.

Social Issues Australia Health
Almost 2 years ago
(Health & Beauty)

Nonsense battle between dying reef and coal project

Back-to-back bleaching events have given the Great Barrier Reef little chance to recover.

Money Business Environment Politics Australia
Originally from huffingtonpost.com.au
(Money & Business)

Australia faces one-in-three chance of recession next year

Australia is facing a one-in-three risk of a home-grown recession next year, according to one of the world's leading financial...

Money Business Australia
Originally from abc.net.au
(Money & Business)

World's best-selling apple now growing in Australia

A new apple craze has just landed in Australia and it's worth the hype.

Food Cooking Australia
Originally from delicious.com.au

Indigenous influence on AFL creation confirmed: historian

Professor Jenny Hocking finds transcripts placing Indigenous football, known today as Marngrook, firmly in the district where...

History Australia
Originally from abc.net.au
(Sport & Leisure)

Next mining boom to be driven by tech metals

Australia is rich in the ores, tech metals and rare earths needed for renewable energy storage and technology growth.

Money Business Australia
Originally from abc.net.au
(Money & Business)

What you need to know about the 457 visa changes

If you're on one now, don't panic yet.

Money Business Australia
Originally from huffingtonpost.com.au
(Money & Business)

Migrants on 457 visas don't steal jobs, drive down wages

Instead of a program threatening Australian jobs, there is the genuine possibility any crackdown will marginally harm the...

Social Issues Politics Australia
Originally from huffingtonpost.com.au

Indigenous Vietnam vet to be honoured in ANZAC ceremony

A year after his death, the brave soldier and advocate for Indigenous war veterans will finally get the respect he deserves.

ANZAC Day Australia
Originally from abc.net.au
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Your Great Australians

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When it comes to great bloggers you can connect with, this list has you covered.

20 mature bloggers worth following

Looking for Australian...

(Entertainment & Culture) Almost 2 years ago
They may be hideous, but geez, some toby jugs are valuable.

Is your toby jug worth a fortune?

Did you know that some of...

(Nostalgia) 8 months ago

Ripper dad jokes get a laugh

Here's my pick of some of...

(Love & Relationships) Over 2 years ago
The author believes the merger of many charities would be in the best interests of the needy.

Why do charities exist?

Should charities exist for...

(Kindness) Almost 2 years ago
These shelter pups can now wait for new families in style.

Good news to restore your faith in humanity

With all the negative news,...

(Kindness) 11 months ago
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Photographic memories
It's 35 years since the Ash Wednesday bushfires in South Australia and Victoria claimed 75 lives and more than 2500 buildings.