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    • Society & Culture

We're talking about life and issues that affect you in settling in Australia.

    How allergies are managed in Australian schools

    How allergies are managed in Australian schools

    Australia has one of the highest food allergy rates in the world. Sending children with allergies and anaphylaxis to school can be worrying for parents who may not be aware of the systems and guidelines in place.

    • 6 min
    What is the best way to heat your home in Australia?

    What is the best way to heat your home in Australia?

    Choosing the right heating system for your home becomes easier when you understand what options are available. And if you can't change what is already installed, there are ways to improve energy and cost efficiency.

    • 7 min
    Do we tip in Australia?

    Do we tip in Australia?

    When it comes to tipping, Australia is divided. Knowing who and when to tip is confusing even for those born in Australia, but there are some common habits that can guide our decisions.

    • 7 min
    Are you recycling correctly? How you can play your part for the planet

    Are you recycling correctly? How you can play your part for the planet

    Australians produce 74 million tonnes of waste each year, yet only 60 per cent is recycled. Confusion and lack of knowledge around recycling is compromising our efforts.

    • 8 min
    Think carefully before you call Triple Zero

    Think carefully before you call Triple Zero

    Triple Zero (000) is a national emergency service number that you can call for ambulance, police or fire services. Police urge people to save Triple Zero for life-threatening or time-critical emergencies only, and to use other assistance lines for non-urgent incidents.

    • 7 min
    What is Welcome to Country?

    What is Welcome to Country?

    Increasingly at public events we observe a ceremony performed by Aboriginal Traditional Custodians. This ceremony is called ‘Welcome to Country’. So what is the significance of this welcoming ritual?

    • 6 min

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