As we settle into the 2020’s, it’s the perfect time to reflect not only on last year, but on life so far. Based on the latest survey we conducted, there’s some valuable advice to keep in mind and equip you, as we enter this new decade of massive change.
Continue reading “Aussies’ Biggest Regrets Are That They Didn’t Do More with the Time They Had”
Social anxieties are not just the domain of young people. Social challenges and their accompanying acronyms affect each lifestage and generation differently.
Continue reading “From FOMO to JOMO Now It’s VIDMO”
Christmas is the season of spending time with family and gifting presents to loved ones. It can be difficult to know what to buy, and in our latest research we explore the types of gifts Aussies are most hoping for this year … and the worst ones too!
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The first Tuesday after the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales is known as Giving Tuesday. In contrast to these mega sales events which encourage rapid consumerism, Giving Tuesday promotes an international day of charitable giving at the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season.
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By: Matt McCudden
This is about more than a scorched and dusty, dry land – though bone dry it certainly is. This goes deeper than just praying for rain, yet the desperation for soaking precipitation is all-consuming.
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By: Stephen McAlpine
Speaking as a cynical, grumpy ex-Gothic X-Generation boy who all the other generations despise, let me say this: If you’re a Christian, it’s not OK to say “OK Boomer”
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Black Friday is the retail super-day popular in the U.S. and in 2019 it will take place on November 29. It is the day following the Thanksgiving public holiday and in some states, it is an additional holiday. All of this has combined to make it the unofficial start to the Christmas shopping season and the biggest single shopping day of the year. Continue reading “Black Friday Gaining Recognition in Australia”
The average household annual income is $116,584 and the national average household net wealth has tipped the million-dollar mark for the first time at $1,022,200, according to the ABS’ latest Survey of Income and Housing (2017-18).
Continue reading “Australia’s Income and Wealth Distribution”
Food insecurity is a growing social crisis in Australia despite being one of the world’s wealthiest countries. More than 1 in 5 Australians (21%) have experienced food insecurity in the last 12 months, meaning they ran out of food and were unable to buy more.
Continue reading “Food Insecurity In Australia? More Than 1 in 5 Aussies Have Not Had Enough To Eat.”
The events industry is a large contributor to the Australian (and global) economy. Engaging speakers, unique event experiences and the opportunity events provide for social connection are key drawcards for event attendees.
Continue reading “The future of events in the 2020’s”