A cool contributor to the local community

Owner of IGA X-Press in Forest Lake, Queensland, Shyam has always enjoyed the company of people, just as he loves getting involved in the local community.

The power of your professional reputation

As a small business owner, Matt puts his success down to investing in developing quality relationships, establishing values and being community-minded.

Energy saving tips for investment properties

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Turning your investment property into a comfortable, energy-efficient one makes a lot of sense, as quality tenants who enjoy a comfortable environment and lower utility bills are more likely to stay.Here are our energy saving tips to help you transform your investment property into a place that’s desirable to rent and comfortable to live in: Develop a property that's comfortable Draft...

Emission impossible?

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It's a challenge for festivals to keep environmental impact low. Find out how 3 of the largest festivals within Australia tackle festival emissions.

Electric vehicles powering into the mainstream

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When the history of motor vehicles is recorded, March 2016 will feature as an important milestone. It’s the month in which it became clear that electric vehicles would join the mainstream.In Australia and globally, driverless and electric vehicles have captured imaginations for decades: from the futuristic possibilities envisioned in The Jetsons cartoons of the 1960s, to the latest generation...

Sedentary life: the dangers you should avoid

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Australians are famed for active lifestyles and a love of the outdoors, but with an increasing number of the population working inside office environments, traditional levels of physical activity during the working day are reducing. How can a workforce stay healthy in balance of a sedentary life?We now have a generation of workers who sit for 8 hours or...