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What’s up Doc? Healthcare workers take out hottest profession

How did a worldwide pandemic affect our perception of attractiveness as a society? We know that online dating usage surged from late 2019 to 2022, as lockdowns and isolation took a global loneliness...

Why people put dogs in their dating profiles

Did you know that one in two Aussies (49 per cent) are more attracted to pet owners, with furry friends on dating profiles getting a swipe right from almost half the population? According...

Covid-19 and the rise of online scams in Australia

With people spending more time online since the Covid-19 pandemic began, there has been a rise in the number of people losing money through online scams.

Traffic light system governs modern dating

Older users of eHarmony may only just be learning of the ‘traffic light system’ now promoted on the website to determine a healthy date. However, the slang’s been around since October last...

5 tips to keep kids safe online from Australia’s eSafety Commissioner

Australia’s eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant, shares expert tips for parents to help keep children safe online.

Working from home has put an end to ‘casual collisions’ that build trust

For many of us it feels like there’s no going back. We’ve had working from home foisted upon us. We don’t want to give it all up.

Policy reform needed to protect children from explicit online content

Toddlers have been exposed to “really violent and sexually explicit content” online, according to a report written by an ANU scholar.

Canberrans losing ‘hundreds of thousands’ to scams every week

Scams Awareness Week is upon us and Canberrans losing money in record numbers, people are being reminded to speak up if they've been scammed.

Work Xmas party tips post lockdown

Is it even worth having an end-of-year work party right now? According to Amanda Rose, CEO of providing guidance to other CEOs, the answer is a booming ‘yes’. “During the hardest year ever,...

Lockdown boom in online grocery shopping

A third of Australians have taken up grocery shopping online since COVID lockdowns began in 2020.

National Library is the place to learn, even in lockdown

The National Library of Australia’s online resources have much to offer teachers and lifelong learners during lockdown.

Keeping students safe while exploring online

Using online resources is becoming an important part of every child’s education, and it's important they know how to stay safe in cyberspace.