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The gift that keeps on giving

The gift that keeps on giving

Nothing brings out the warm feelings of goodwill like making a donation or gift to a deserving charity. It doesn’t hurt that these donations also help your hip pocket come tax time. Every person and entity, whether an individual, trustee of a trust, partnership or...

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Taking care of the  ones you love

Taking care of the ones you love

Have you been asked to act as an Enduring Power of Attorney? It is important if you take on this role that you are aware of your responsibilities. You are required by law to act honestly and with reasonable care to protect the interests of the person you are acting...

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Plunge into the history of Anzac Pool

Plunge into the history of Anzac Pool

Is there any piece of civic architecture more evocative of Summer in Australia than the municipal pool?  From the infinitely Instagrammable North Sydney Olympic Pool, to the funky modernism of Brisbane’s Centenary Pool, to the multitude of modest azure blue rectangles...

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Bundaberg’s boom not slowing soon

Bundaberg’s boom not slowing soon

The influx of people moving from New South Wales and Victoria to the Sunshine State, and Bundaberg in particular, is a hot topic of conversation. And why wouldn’t people want to call Bundaberg home? More sun, less traffic and the potential to upsize. We’ve always seen...

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Catching Waves this Summer

Catching Waves this Summer

Owner and senior hairstylist at The Place Hairdressing Kiralee Honor has the latest summer trends for hair. STYLE Summer is here and the S-bend waves, or barely bent waves, are an effortless Summer classic. Ask your stylist for light layering that will allow your hair...

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Are contact lenses right for you?

Glaucoma, the sneak thief of sight

Glaucoma can severely impact a person’s vision, but the best outcomes are achieved by detecting the condition early.  Glaucoma is commonly referred to as the ‘sneak thief of sight’ as it’s rare to have symptoms in the early stages. It’s estimated around 50 per cent of...

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Switch off this Summer

Switch off this Summer

The landscape of employment has changed drastically. Once upon a time ‘work’ was a place you went to but over the past few decades the definition has slowly moved toward something you do, rather than somewhere you go to. For many of us, this has enabled flexibility...

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Come together

Come together

Togetherness can mean a lot of different things. It might be a business partnership or collaboration. A friendship, marriage or family. But it’s also the things we bond over. The shared experiences and memories. The activities we enjoy. The places we visit. The...

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Multi-purpose storytelling

Multi-purpose storytelling

Stories (and love), make the world go round. Stories capture our minds and help us connect, pull at our heart strings and inspire insight, reflection, change and personal growth. This is why storytelling lies at the very core of our community.  Silo Magic I recently...

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The great  outdoors — it’s all yours!

The great outdoors — it’s all yours!

Trace: what I love about Spring Spring is my favorite season. After three months of cold weather people start coming out of hibernation and here in Bundaberg, we live in the best place for spending time outdoors. Pack a picnic and head to one of our beautiful beaches....

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Is your technology green?

Is your technology green?

When we consider adopting a new piece of technology there are lots of things that sway our decision. Is it fast enough, does it have enough storage for me, is it mobile, does it come in pink? The world of technology is confusing enough that frankly most of us don’t go...

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Teach kids by getting their hands dirty

Teach kids by getting their hands dirty

Helping children get involved in sustainability planning and practices is a great way to build their knowledge and understanding of what it means to take care of our planet. As an individual, family and community acting together, we can make a big difference! Since...

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Simple changes for  eco-friendly style

Simple changes for eco-friendly style

Words by Jade McKenzie - The Property Styling Co. When looking for ways to be more eco-conscious at home, remember that style and sustainability can co-exist. Here are a few simple ways to go green at home. Pollution free paint One of the most affordable ways to give...

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Locals leading industry change

Locals leading industry change

Farm waste is a common topic of conversation. The agriculture sector attracts its fair share of negativity, perhaps due to the visibility of waste. Understandably, roadside rotting melons are not a pretty sight, but the reality is they’re left behind for any number of...

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The thrill of the thrift-shop hunt

The thrill of the thrift-shop hunt

WORDS BY JESS MARSELLOS I wish I could say my journey to op-shopping was altruistic and I have always been an environmentally conscientious shopper - but it wasn’t, and I’m not. I was dirt poor, working a retail job to fund four years of university, but still wanting...

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Tip of the Iceberg

Tip of the Iceberg

WORDS BY LARINE STATHAM-BLAIR With so many buzz words, scientific jargon and bureaucratese, many of us have switched off from the issues impacting our planet. Busy getting through each day, making ends meet, many of us leave it to the affluent, inner city soy...

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Income splitting a hot topic this tax time

Farming taxation rules

Our rich and diverse farming landscape has evolved over time and several primary producers in the Bundaberg Region have moved from sugar cane into avocados, macadamias and other small crops. But did you know that changing your crops also comes with changes in tax...

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Taking care of the  ones you love

Love your neighbour

Fences, trees and neighbourly disputes. Spring is here and it’s time to get outside and enjoy our gardens. But the humble backyard can be a source of great irritation and disagreement among neighbours. Charltons Lawyers receives a number of enquiries about...

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Relief for scratchy, Spring eyes

Relief for scratchy, Spring eyes

Oh Spring, that joyous time of year heralding the end of the cold season! The lambs are frolicking, the flowers are blooming and yes, the eyes may be itching. Hayfever, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis … the list of possible allergy complaints...

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