Grants for homes ‘save billions on big energy projects’

12 June

Each household should be offered up to $6500 to install grid-connected solar batteries and landlords incentivised to join the renewable energy revolution, a report has found. The Clean Energy Council made the recommendations in a study released on...[Read More]

Tips to cut down on household energy consumption

6 June

As a homeowner, you’re likely aware of the increasing costs associated with household energy consumption. This is why cutting down on energy use can mean big savings. In addition to the financial benefits, reducing electricity use can help to...[Read More]

10 Winter home maintenance tips

30 May

While winter in Australia may not be as harsh as in other parts of the world, it’s still essential to keep your home in tip-top shape during the colder months.   So, if you need a handy winter home maintenance checklist, this is for you.    Use...[Read More]

Separation and divorce are fairly simple legal processes

23 May

No matter how sincere and pure people’s intentions are when they utter their marriage vows and say ‘I do’, there comes a time in some marriages when the relationship irretrievably breaks down. In such cases, separation is usually inevitable...[Read More]

Making an effort to live an eco-conscious lifestyle

23 May

Adopting an eco-conscious lifestyle has far-reaching implications for not only reducing your individual carbon emissions but also preserving valuable natural assets and contributing to a more liveable planet. Each of us, in our daily activities, has...[Read More]

5 Tips for an amazing life after retirement

16 May

Have you ever thought about life after retirement? If you have, you most likely think about the best things in life: a happy family, good health and wealth. The only way to make this dream retirement a reality is to have the right retirement...[Read More]

Renovations to add value when flipping houses

16 May

If you’re investing in real estate for resale, you need to know what types of renovations to prioritise. This can help your property create some buzz in the market, with a price you can easily justify to serious buyers.   Struggling with what...[Read More]

Rooftop solar, electric cars could solve energy puzzle

8 May

Rooftop solar power could be Australia’s “secret weapon” in the transition to a clean energy system, a report has found, but state and federal governments need to change rules to get more out of the technology. The findings, released on Monday...[Read More]

‘Jam packed with love’: the story of the Anzac biscuit

24 April

Young digger Paul Teesdale Smith wrote to his girlfriend from Gallipoli, describing care packages filled with biscuits, peanuts, butterscotch, cigarettes and socks. “It’s wonderful how little things, no matter what they are, break the...[Read More]

Senators want property tax reforms back on the agenda

24 April

Tweaking property investor taxes could save the federal budget billions and boost home ownership, even with exemptions for those operating under the old rules, analysis commissioned by two senators suggests. Independent senators David Pocock and...[Read More]

Maximising space and value: Top 10 home renovation tips

18 April

Renovating your home to increase space and add value requires strategic planning, creativity, and a focus on key areas that potential buyers or valuers find appealing.    Here are the top 10 tips to guide you through this process:   Plan and...[Read More]

How to thrive despite higher inflation

18 April

The cost of living continues to rise, and many are feeling the pinch. However, there are ways to navigate and adapt to this challenging financial landscape.   If you’re looking for practical solutions and workarounds to help you tackle higher...[Read More]

Build-to-rent piece of housing puzzle but no quick fix

17 April

It’s been a tough couple of years to be a renter. As competition for properties has intensified and rents have surged, policymakers have been searching for solutions. While not an answer to the immediate price crunch, the build-to-rent housing...[Read More]

Call for home battery cash to support solar milestones

17 April

NSW has broken the record for the most annual rooftop solar installations of any Australia state, but Queensland is the first to surpass the one million mark. One in three households and businesses are installing the technology, according to a Clean...[Read More]

Record for batteries as home energy systems top 250,000

10 April

Australians won’t need a neighbourhood nuclear reactor or new hydro dam to generate and store energy, according to an annual battery market report. “You just need solar panels and a battery,” SunWiz managing director Warwick Johnston said on...[Read More]