Gender pay gap

Gender pay gap

The gap between male and female earnings may be closing. A divide persists between men and women at retirement, with men having more superannuation than women. Many women leave the workforce to have children just as their earnings are usually…

Cotton On

Cotton On

The business turned 25 years old in 2016, and spent the past 12 months spruiking its commitment to ethical supply chains and corporate social responsibility. Could Cotton On soon be offering you a latte to go with your activewear? The…

Agile workforce

Agile workforce

“the ability to gain and maintain a desired job no longer depends on what you already know, but on what you are likely to learn.” Those organisations that can blend the right combination of people, skills and technology are those…

Electricity prices

Electricity prices

How does Australia compare? While Australia enjoys relatively low electricity prices in comparison to other countries, over the 2004-2014 period, retail electricity prices for households nearly doubled. Australians use only 2.27 per cent of their daily wages to meet their…

Equal Marriage

Equal Marriage

The risk of divorce is lowest when the husband does 40 percent of the housework and the wife earns 40 percent of the income. He cooks, she cleans, they both work and take care of the kids. It is the…

Pop-Up Globe Theatre

Pop-Up Globe Theatre

The immersive experience of Shakespeare performed in the space for which it was written. The first full-scale temporary working replica of the second Globe, the theatre Shakespeare and his company built and opened in 1614 after the first Globe theatre…

Essentialism

Essentialism

The Antidote to Being Spread Too Thin. How do we spend our lives doing what matters most to us, with the people who are most important to us? Essentialism is about identifying what you truly want to say yes to,…

Counter Space

Counter Space

Reminiscing about her decision to study architecture, Schütte-Lihotzky remarked that “in 1916 no one would have conceived of a woman being commissioned to build a house—not even myself.” Inspired by her mentor at the Vienna School of Applied Arts, Oskar…

Five money questions

Five money questions

To ask your partner. Are you and your partner a money match? Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon has a checklist that will help you to find out. Source: Five money questions to ask your partner