Posts Tagged ‘Australia’

‘Backpacker au pairs’ and lessons from Hong Kong

A few days ago ABC News published a piece titled “Calls for ‘backpacker au pair’ visa and industry regulation as parents seek affordable child care”, detailing how a group called the “Indonesia Institute” was suggesting that migrant workers should be allowed to enter Australia to work as low-cost childcare providers.

Cold and flu remedy, or sporting event?

You have to wonder what the marketing gurus employed by Tennis Australia are smoking, if their latest TV commercial is anything to go by.

Wine goes by train

Many things go by train – even wine.

Melbourne-bound Mildura freight passes through Bannockburn

Jobactive or Neighbourhood Watch – spot the difference?

A few months ago some new Federal Government propaganda started appearing on my television screen, featuring a new brand called ‘Jobactive’. But for me, déjà vu was my reaction to their new logo.

'Jobactive' logo

‘Aussie Pride’ – stay classy!

What better way to celebrate Australia Day than to celebrate the things that our great country can build – like your Holden Commodore ute.

Aussie pride is: putting a Chevy badge onto your Holden ute?