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Delivery workers are now essential. They deserve the rights of other employees

Tyler Riordan, PhD Candidate, The University of Queensland

Along with home delivery of groceries, pharmaceuticals and alcohol, demand for food delivery is booming. Services such as Uber Eats and Deliveroo have become essential to cafes and restaurants that can now only sell takeaway food. It is good news for the likes of Uber, whose stock price has risen si...

For public transport to keep running, operators must find ways to outlast coronavirus

Yale Z Wong, Research Associate, Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, University of Sydney

Minimising health risks has rightly been the focus of discussion during the coronavirus outbreak. This includes efforts to protect both frontline public transport employees and the travelling public. But we should also be concerned about the strategic, financial consequences for transport operators ...

A major scorecard gives the health of Australia's environment less than 1 out of 10

Albert Van Dijk, Professor, Water and Landscape Dynamics, Fenner School of Environment & Society, Australian National University

Dave Hunt/AAP2019 was the year Australians confronted the fact that a healthy environment is more than just a pretty waterfall in a national park; a nice extra we can do without. We do not survive without air to breathe, water to drink, soil to grow food and weather we can cope with.Every year, we c...

Thinking like a Buddhist about coronavirus can calm the mind and help us focus

Nishanathe Dahanayake, PhD Candidate, Ethics/Philosophy, University of New England

Sabine Schulte/Unsplash, CC BYThe coronavirus pandemic is challenging our health, work, family, food and fun. It’s also disturbing our peace of mind and forcing us to question our own existence. We are each asking our own existential questions: Why is this happening to me? Why can’t I go...

Public gatherings restricted to two people and all foreign investment proposals scrutinised, in new coronavirus measures

Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

No more than two people are to gather together in public spaces, and playgrounds will be closed in the latest restrictions in the coronavirus crisis.Meanwhile the government will now scrutinise all foreign investment proposals as well as impose longer time frames on examining applications “to ...

Holidays & Travel

Honeymoon Planning: 6 Tips for Creating the Trip of Your Lifetime

Going on a romantic honeymoon and spending some time alone with the love of your life is the best way to get the much-needed break from all the wedding preparations. While...

Safety First: Tips & Tricks for Your First Road Trip

So, you’ve finally decided to go on your first road trip. Well, you’re in for a real adventurous treat, since this type of travel offers you all the freedom you...

How To Get The Best Hotel Experience And Save Money

Whether it is a business trip or a vacation, getting the best hotel room while traveling is very critical. Planning ahead plays an important role in the perfect trip. However...

Five things to do when visiting London

Australians love to travel and experience all that our wonderful world has to offer. London, in particular, is one of the hugely popular destinations on many of our wish lists...

Biggest Mistakes Made When Planning a Vacation

Traveling can be a transformative and life-changing experience, but it can also be incredibly stressful and demanding, as regardless of how prepared you are, some things are bound to go...

10 things you must carry while traveling

Yes, you are not alone in this catastrophe of what to pack and what not! You are not alone scuffling with zips and plunging up and down on your suitcases...

Five things to take when traveling to New Zealand

New Zealand is a sovereign island country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean region. It is known to be a country of scenery, mountains, waterfalls, caves, beautiful lakes, golden-sanded beaches...

Benefits of hiring a car for your vacation

Car Rentals are an alternative that is being increasingly used by travellers, particularly in the twenty-first century. Small-cost airlines allow us to fly to any city in the world for...

Best Places to Rent a Car in WA

If you are in Western Australia and you are looking to rent a vehicle, whether you are in the area for holiday or you are a resident, it is important...

Fashion & Beauty

Beyond Beauty - 5 Ways Cosmetic Procedures Can Improve More Than Just Your Appearance

Whether it’s baggy eyes, severe scarring due to a car accident, a few pimples, or excess skin due to extreme weight loss, we all have hang-ups about our appearance.  But, beauty...

TOP 10 TRENDS OF MEN'S WEDDING SUITS

A wedding is one of the life-changing occasions for a couple and this life-changing occasion has to be special by all means. The importance of a groom is the same...

Why buy your kaftan online, and what should you know

At a time when the virtual takes place in our lives, buying on the internet has become a habit adopted by almost all. There are 87% of internet users who...

Bikinis That Suit Your Body Shape

Usually, women are very conscious when it comes to choosing bikinis. Some shy away from flashing their skin; others cannot resist flaunting their beach body, while some fail to get...

Top 6 leather bags for men

The men’s bag is an accessory that once scared men, but fashion has changed a lot. This piece has seduced the male audience for the past few years, even if some...

Trending wear for parties in 2020

2020 is here, and people are already looking forward to parties that this year has to offer. Ranging from beach parties in the summer to Christmas parties in the winter...

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