City country divide

City country divide

Many people assume Australia’s regions are getting a raw deal compared to the big cities. But beneath the oft-told “tale of two Australias” is a more nuanced story. Source: Australia’s city/country divide is not as wide as you may think

Happiness

Happiness

The people you hang out with actually have an impact on your engagement with reality beyond what you can explain. The most important decision is who you surround yourself with. To maximise happiness and minimise stress, build a life that…

Freedom

Freedom

Close your eyes, imagine waking up on the first day after leaving your job, and think about the rest of your life. The software developer and blogger, who had been planning and saving for years to retire early. Living frugally…

Tall Tower

Tall Tower

The facade of the 1908 building has been retained but everything else on the 11 metres wide and 40 metres deep site has gone, making way for foundations for the tower going down seven levels. A cantilever component of another…

Start Space

Start Space

To support early stage entrepreneurs. Start Space will provide emerging entrepreneurs with free access to resources, services, programs and mentors to transform business ideas from concept to reality. “For those keen to innovate across any field – creative, artistic, tech,…

Wealth inequality

Wealth inequality

How is Australia faring? Australians like to think of themselves as egalitarian, and for much of our history we believed our income and wealth was spread around evenly. For many years, the world also shared that view. As early as…

Healthy Entitlement

Healthy Entitlement

How to Ask for What You Want. The concept of entitlement is thought of almost exclusively in negative terms, but psychotherapists Barry Michels and Phil Stutz say that many of their clients—particularly women—suffer instead from a lack of it. The…

Changing lives

Changing lives

Do Something Awesome. To inspire the next generation to consider public safety as a career, Tri-C created a tuition-free summer academy where young people can get their first taste of the excitement and camaraderie that protecting their community brings. “Diversity…