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Entertainment Book

We’ve bought an Entertainment Book for the past few years (a friend always has a supply).   The charities that sell them get something from the proceeds, and there are lots of offers so we always get our money’s worth.    139 more words

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The banks' quest for capital

The quest by banks for more capital has naturally had some media attention, but the mind is certainly focussed when, on the same day, the preliminary announcement by the CBA arrives along with the ANZ application form. 74 more words

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The "Netflix tax" (2)

As I understated the changes to the GST laws that have been tabled and are dubbed as the “Netflix tax”, suppliers outside Australia are supposed to collect GST when they supply services (including digital services, such as movies, but not limited to these) to Australian residents. 192 more words

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On line "training"

The firm with which I’m still associated seems to have taken to “on line training”.   This seems to be a method of ensuring that all staff participate in fairly basic “training” in relation to matters such as internet security, anti-bribery and workplace health and safety.    81 more words

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Auspicious day for buying?

I prowled around a couple of auctions in our local area, and on my journey picked up one estate agent’s weekly publication.   The cover tells us something… 12 more words

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Phone plan

S has been on a particular Optus mobile plan for…(let’s just say)…some time.   It’s main feature is that it has a low monthly base cost, but these days you can get much better deals with pre-paid arrangements (there are some very competitive providers out there).   156 more words

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The Op shop

It seems to affect all op shops – bags of items dumped on the footpath while the shop is closed – right in front of the doorway. 24 more words

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