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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
10 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?

About 1 year 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
About 1 year 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
10 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
10 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
10 months ago

Just what are Australian values? Twitter knows

PM Malcolm Turbull has struggled to explain what Australian values are, but the public have some humorous suggestions.

Relationships Politics Australia
Originally from bbc.com

WWII vet kept fallen mate's wallet safe for 50 years

Harry Lock often thinks about the scorching days and freezing nights he spent sheltering from relentless bombings and gunfire...

ANZAC Day Australia
Originally from abc.net.au
(Love & Relationships)
ANZAC Day should be about quiet contemplation - not flashy flyovers and pubs cashing in on misery.

ANZAC Day is no time to celebrate

There is absolutely nothing to celebrate on ANZAC Day, which has become a circus.

ANZAC Day Social Issues Australia
About 2 years ago
Just what, exactly, are Australian values? Picture: iStock.

Take the Australian values test


What are these Australian values that we are all supposed to share?

Social Issues Politics Australia
Almost 2 years ago
(Love & Relationships)

Why Sunday's French election is important to Australia

For most French Australians the very idea of President Le Pen is antithetical to our notions of ‘liberté, égalité, fraternité’.

France Politics Australia
Originally from huffingtonpost.com.au

Gourmet salt farmers shake up business with native flavours

Foodies looking to jazz up their meals are ditching the grinder and reaching for salt out of the box.

Food Australia
Originally from abc.net.au

A quick reminder that budget billions mainly come from you

We break down where all those vast billions that fund federal government operations come from.

Money Politics Australia
Originally from businessinsider.com.au

Federal budget 2017: Winners and losers

Explore who wins and who loses as a result of Scott Morrison's 2017 budget.

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

Margaret River wine producers see big future in China

China is now the biggest export destination for Australian wine, and Margaret River winemakers are hopeful for their future in...

Business China Drink Wine Australia
Originally from abc.net.au
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(Entertainment & Culture) About 2 years ago
They may be hideous, but geez, some toby jugs are valuable.

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(Nostalgia) 10 months ago
Sammy's no slouch when it comes to rattling cages.

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(Pastimes) About 2 years ago
JB Hi-Fi is on the money when it comes to customer service.

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(Money & Business) Over 2 years ago
I hated school, but felt free during the daily walk there and back.

Do you remember walking to school?

Walking the few kilometres...

(Nostalgia) About 1 year ago
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It's 35 years since the Ash Wednesday bushfires in South Australia and Victoria claimed 75 lives and more than 2500 buildings.