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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.

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8 months ago
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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?

Money
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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
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11 months ago
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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
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8 months ago
(Travel)

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
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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
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8 months ago
(Kindness)

A swag, a trusty 4x4 and a sense of adventure are all Kath Swinbourne needs to explore the outback.

What it's really like as a woman travelling alone?

“Don’t you get lonely?” “What if something goes wrong?” These are questions I get asked a lot.

Domestic Travel Photography Australia
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Almost 2 years ago
(Travel)
Albany is truly one of the most inviting and appealing towns in WA.

Albany: Great Southern hospitality alive and well

You may want to put your feet up and loosen that belt - as blogger the Food and Wine Ombudsman explores Albany, in the heart of...

Food WA Domestic Travel
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Almost 2 years ago
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Restoration of the historic Guildford Colonial Gaol has been a labour of love.

Restoration reveals historic jail's secrets

Guildford is proud of its history, which gets another boost with the reopening of the Guildford Colonial Gaol.

Domestic Travel Western Australia History
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Almost 2 years ago
(Travel)
Full of charm, humour and boundless energy, celebrity chef Miguel Maestre was all about the fans while showcasing the Great Southern's stunning local produce.

Spanish chef Miguel Maestre wins over the west

In a whirlwind visit to WA, Spanish celebrity chef Miguel Maestre spent five days charming fans around Albany as part of Taste...

Food Domestic Travel Drink Wine
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Almost 2 years ago
(Epicure)
Big Red in the Simpson Desert.

Driving through the Simpson Desert

I had my first lesson driving on sand today, so now I’m ready to tackle the Simpson Desert ... solo!

Outback Domestic Travel Transport
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Almost 2 years ago
(Travel)
Seriously, does it get much more romantic than this setting? Picture: Kathleen Swinbourne.

Top 10 romantic things we've done while camping

Looking for something romantic to do for a long weekend away? Try camping. Seriously!

Outback Domestic Travel Transport Photography
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Almost 2 years ago
(Travel)

Money lessons from the rise and fall of Leyland Brothers

Iconic 1970s TV adventurers Mike and Mal Leyland had it all. Here's what we can learn from their financial downfall.

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Originally from watoday.com.au
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Some of the stunning wineries in the Perth Hills allow picnics, even barbecues, making for a fabulous day trip.

Perth Hills flowing with hidden wine treasures

When it comes to Western Australian wine regions, most people think of the Swan Valley or Margaret River. But the Perth Hills...

Food Domestic Travel Wine Western Australia
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Almost 2 years ago
(Epicure)

Meet Margaret River's brightest new cooking talent

Western Australia's Margaret River region, for those who haven't been, is no slouch when it comes to places to dine as well as...

Food Domestic Travel Western Australia
Originally from gourmettraveller.com.au
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They may be hideous, but geez, some toby jugs are valuable.

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The author believes the merger of many charities would be in the best interests of the needy.

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These shelter pups can now wait for new families in style.

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With all the negative news,...

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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.