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How Do I Access a Home Care Package

We released a new Home Care Special Offer from CareAbout this week for those who have funding from the federal government and want to switch Home Care providers or haven't decided on a provider yet. Some have asked, what are the home care packages and how do I get them? Well, we’ve got your answers below. There are 4 Levels of Home Care Packages: Level 1 recognises that a person... Read more
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Music & Memory

What’s your favourite song? Does it invoke memories of yesteryears or does ground you in the moment you are currently in? American singer songwriter, Eric Church, sings in his song “Springsteen”, “Funny how a melody sounds like a memory, like the soundtrack to a July Saturday night…” Music can transpose one back in time and awaken thoughts, feelings and emotions once felt or long t... Read more
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How To Keep Your Landline on the NBN

If the NBN is coming to your area, you’ve probably heard that there’ll be changes to your landline service. Once your home is connected to the NBN your landline service will be delivered over the internet. So how will that affect your phone, how can you prepare for the switch and who’s got the best NBN landline plans? QUICK FACTS: Once the NBN is connected at your home, your copper... Read more
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10 Tips to Survive Summer (without the Bill Shock)

Air-con awareness The air-con is infamous for its energy-draining tendencies, but there are easy ways to significantly cut down your costs. The average reverse cycle air-con costs around $0.25 - $0.95 per hour to run for cooling purposes depending on the size of the room. Heating up a medium sized room (~$0.60 an hour) for eight hours a day would cost $4.80 a day. That is $1,750 ... Read more
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How Much is Your Health Insurance Increasing By?

It’s a new year and we all know what that means...Health Insurance premium increases are coming. If you’ve got health cover, you can scroll down to see what your fund’s average increase will be. They range from under 2% to almost 6%! But it’s also going to be a big year for changes to Health Insurance, so you need to know what’s coming. Here is what is changing: All policies cat... Read more
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Overseas Reunions - Weighing Up Family & Friends

Grateful citizens of Australia crossing the globe to return to the land of their familial ancestry must have faced this un-named but unavoidable predicament: a 24-hour flight with young kids to get to your destination expectation to spend your holiday driving around to see family And if you dare suggest a geographical equidistant rendezvous, your family might still complain it’... Read more
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2019 Travel Trends

If your resolution is to travel more in 2019, here are some travel trends, to inspire you to travel near or afar. Finding Peace While Being Active Being healthy is usually everyone’s “new” goal as the new year starts and why not get active and find a little peace from the madding crowds (or highways). One travel trend, we can get behind is being active. You could mush your way through... Read more
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The Importance of Travel Insurance

Travel insurance can save a potential disastrous and expensive holiday mishap from draining your bank account. By taking out travel insurance, you are covering yourself against travel risks a comprehensive policy will usually cover: Emergency medical cover Losses incurred due to unforeseen cancellation or having to cut your trip short Death and disability cover Personal liabi... Read more
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Spark Your Sense of Wonder with Guided Travel

If you’ve wondered what a “guided tour” means, it’s simply this: tour managers and local experts enhancing your experience, whatever your destination. You just need to click here and choose your own adventure! Maybe you want a river cruise through the Danube or to see the ruins in Rome. Maybe you want to dive deep into the culture of Asia or see the Northern Lights in Iceland. Wha... Read more
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The Best NBN Providers, According to Netflix

Looking forward to bingeing the next season of The Crown on Netflix? Better make sure your connection is up to scratch. Fortunately, Netflix will give you a helping hand. Every month Netflix releases a speed index comparing prime time streaming performance across six of the largest Australian internet providers. The most recent results currently available are from October 2018. Here's ho... Read more
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