Selfie Fail; Friends Watch as Tourist Plunges to His Death at The Gap in Albany
May18

Selfie Fail; Friends Watch as Tourist Plunges to His Death at The Gap in Albany

FRIENDS have watched on in horror as a man plunged to his death after attempting to take a selfie at the Gap in Albany WA.   The international student, aged in his 20s, was “mucking around” with his mates when he fell 40 metres onto rocks at Western Australia’s notorious tourist hot spot, The Gap. He was then swept out to sea. “We were new here, we don’t know about that, they had just gone taking...

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Microsoft Reinvented its New Xbox Controller for Disabled Gamers
May17

Microsoft Reinvented its New Xbox Controller for Disabled Gamers

Microsoft has unveiled a new Xbox controller with customizable features for disabled gamers. The company’s new accessible device is targeted at users with a range of physical disabilities, and is set to launch later this year. Tailor-made controllers for disabled people are near non-existent in the gaming world. Developed in partnership with several medical organizations, including The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, along with...

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Catherine Brenner Forced to Resign from Coca Cola Amatil’s Board
May16

Catherine Brenner Forced to Resign from Coca Cola Amatil’s Board

It was not publicly known early Wednesday morning, but Catherine Brenner certainly knew this would be her last shareholder meeting as a board member at Coca Cola Amatil (CCL). CCA’s chairman Ilana Atlas said that after being a director at the company for 10 years, Ms Brenner would not seek re-election at next year’s annual general meeting. Ms Brenner quit as AMP chairman after revelations at the banking royal commission...

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10 Reasons to Start Your Own Business
May16

10 Reasons to Start Your Own Business

Why should you start a business? From being your own boss to the chance for more creativity, find out the advantages of becoming an entrepreneur.   Want to get really, really rich? Starting your own business is the best way. Want your upside to be unlimited? Starting your own business is the best way. Want to be free to chart your own course, to make your own decisions, to make your own mistakes — to let the sky be the...

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Australian Tourism is Blowing Up in 2018
May11

Australian Tourism is Blowing Up in 2018

Growth in Australian tourism is outpacing that in the UK and US.   Between 2012 and 2016 Australia’s tourist arrivals increased by 37% to 8,263,000. In the same period, the UK has seen a 21% increase in arrivals and the US a 2% rise. Among Australian arrivals, the number of travelers going on personal holidays has risen 45%, the biggest increase of any sub-sector. It now accounts for 80% of visitors to Australia. In 2016 there...

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The Top 5 Mistakes To Avoid When Firing Employees
Apr27

The Top 5 Mistakes To Avoid When Firing Employees

It’s not a situation that any employer wants to face, but it’s a fact of life. Firing an employee can be a difficult situation for both parties. You want to be sure to offer up reasons as to why the firing is happening. You also want to be compassionate because this is negatively impacting somebody’s life. The truth is though that a lot of employers act out of emotion or feel that they are justified, and they allow the firing to go...

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