Writer/Director Craig Brewer (Hustle & Flow, Black Snake Moan) will deliver a new take on the much loved 1984 classic film, Footloose. Ren MacCormack (the role made famous by Kevin Bacon in the 1984 movie) will be played by newcomer Kenny Wormald. The movie also stars Dennis Quaid as Reverend Shaw Moore and Julianne Hough […]
Archives for July 2011
The Hoopla (thehoopla.com.au) has officially launched as an intelligent, entertaining online forum and news magazine designed for Australian women. The brainchild of media and entertainment personality Wendy Harmer, publisher Jane Waterhouse, and respected editor Caroline Roessler, The Hoopla will answer the need for a smart‐but‐fun forum and news source that speaks and listens to the […]
NRMA Motoring & Services and the NSW Centre for Road Safety have released safety ratings for used cars involved in crashes, and introduced a Safe Pick rating for the very best vehicles in each category. NRMA vehicle safety expert Jack Haley said the annual Used Car Safety Ratings provided consumers with essential information about the […]
Even in uncertain economic times, it makes sense to market your skills and talents and to showcase them to best effect within the office environment. Women can increase their marketability in a number of ways including working toward an advanced degree, networking with others in the field, taking ownership of various aspects of the job […]
You probably never thought that you would have to put so much preparation into a simple trip, that is until you had a baby! All the rules are different now and you find yourself staring at a suitcase and all the baby gear that you use on a regular basis. How in the world are […]
Claire Braund, Executive Director of Women on Boards, says the term ‘part-time work’ should be removed from the workforce vocabulary because of the destructive effect it has on people’s careers. Ms Braund is on a campaign to have the term ‘part-time’ replaced by ‘working flexibly at X per cent’. “This would start to change the […]
To celebrate the role of small business in Victoria, hundreds of small business events will be held throughout August as part of Victoria’s Small Business Festival. From 1 – 31 August, events will focus on the theme of ‘Add One More Skill’ and provide attendees with inspiration, practical skills and information for starting, running and growing a business. Expert speakers will run many of the events and provide hands on learning and useful advice.
TM Check is designed for use by business owners to help them more easily identify pending and registered trade marks which may be similar or identical to their proposed business name. Choosing a business name that has already been trade marked can be a costly exercise – it could mean large legal bills, drawn out disputes and even the closure of your business.
R&D Tax Credit open for consultation This information is brought to you by business.gov.au R&D Tax Credit open for consultation Wednesday 13 July 2011 The R&D Tax Credit is now open for public consultation. If you’re a business owner or have a keen interest in this topic, you’re invited to have your say on how […]
New financial year changes for NSW businesses This information is brought to you by business.gov.au New financial year changes for NSW businesses Tuesday 05 July 2011 From 1 July 2011, changes will apply to payroll tax in NSW. This includes changes to the tax threshold and the introduction of the Jobs Action Plan rebate scheme. […]
Rating: Twenty-five projects for a crafty afternoon? Yes, please! A rainy afternoon, a bored afternoon, a school holiday afternoon would also suffice, but what kid doesn’t love a crafty half-day, no matter the season nor reason. Canberran Kathreen Ricketson has collated and edited an adorable and beautifully-presented series in her Kids’ Crafternoon books. In Papercraft, […]
On February 4, 2009 I woke up to find that my husband had died in his sleep from an undetected heart condition. He was forty-nine years old. I was thirty-nine. It was the biggest shock of my life. The first two hours were a blur of emotion, pain, fear, shock, and denial. The next two […]
Optus Smart Safe is a new ‘cloud’ based storage service that enables users to store electronic files and media remotely. For the uninitiated, cloud computing simply refers to a method of storing electronic files and media on a remote server which can then be accessed by a user via the internet using a username and […]
Now in its fifth year, the Women in Global Business Speaker Series will be coming to capital cities in most states and territories from 19 – 28 July. Featuring prominent business women who have succeeded internationally, the Speaker Series aims to offer information and resources, support, connections and inspiration for women looking to grow their small business on the international stage.
Rating: Every so often, we experience a moment that changes everything, a point at which we’re forced to re-evaluate and take stock of what’s important. Often such a life-altering moment stems from a realisation of our own mortality and once we emerge from mourning we see life with amazing clarity, like spring after a dark, […]