BUSINESS & ENVIRONMENT


  • Martin Oliver

    Herbal medicine banned by the TGA

    Herbal medicine arbutin (a.k.a bearberry) has been officially banned by the Therapeutic Goods Administration. In May this year, the Therapeutic Goods Administration issued information governing the sale of herbal products containing the chemical substance arbutin. Certain to be affected is uva ursi, also known as bearberry. Arbutin is a known ...

  • Gemma Di Bari

    Water and the next generation

    Gemma tells how bringing experiential environmental education into schools is helping to create a healthier outlook for tomorrow.   “Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But ...

  • Nicole Andersen

    Drastic plastic

    What’s wrong with single use plastic and what you can do about it. Because plastic lasts for so long, every single piece of plastic ever made still exists, and will continue to do so for at least 500 years. Add to this that most Westerners throw away roughly 600 times their ...

  • Craig Fallshaw

    One element that can make or break your business

    Let me set the scene. It’s 11.59pm, the job is due out tomorrow for a customer who is super picky about the packaging, and he won’t… A long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… well in Cairns anyway, I had three different casual jobs in different restaurants ...

  • LivingNow

    Brush for change!

    Introducing a new Aussie family business called Brush for Change – the eco-friendly toothbrush that gives back.   What I mean when I say ‘gives back’ is, when you purchase an eco-friendly bamboo 4-pack of toothbrushes we give back. That is, we donate $2 to an environmental cause AND $2 ...

  • Joan Bell

    Do you ever feel like a fake?

    For many of us the game of life can be difficult and as we take on those challenges our confidence can begin to wane. We feel that we’ll be found out and that someone will see right though our brave facade and know that we are a fake.   The ...

  • LivingNow

    An offer you’ll hardly believe – from LivingNow

    A gift for more abundance, from us to you! Over the years we’ve found that people who take more space in their advertising and tell their stories – how they got into their careers, why they do what they do, what motivates them – are usually the ones who get ...

  • Julie Ann Cairns

    Busting the myths that drive women to work harder

    We’re taught that we should work harder and make sacrifices to get ahead in life. But what if we could break this thought cycle?   You have to work hard for your money We’ve all heard this countless times. And for women, this phrase comes with an additional, unspoken layer ...

  • Dr Casey Conroy

    The ‘sexy, spiritual, successful woman’ ideal – why it hurts us

    It’s a female sexuality course, a yoga training, or a detox program that ‘teaches you how to be female’ – the ‘right’ kind of female: sexy, slim, successful – and let’s not forget the one feature that makes it all cool – spiritual. For years this has bothered me. As a yoga teacher and ...

  • LivingNow

    5 EASY STEPS TO A GAME-CHANGING OFFER FOR YOU

    So here’s how it rolls: NORMALLY… 1. We usually sell writeups – your words with lovely big pic – online for $330 per month. Here’s an example of how one looks, for you to get an idea. 2. We sell writeups in print, too. Here’s a link showing samples of a ...

  • Martin Oliver

    Biomasonry – growing bricks

    Traditional brick production is highly taxing on the environment. There is now an innovative and sustainable alternative available.   Brick production is believed to have originated around 7500 BC, in the Middle East at sites in Syria and Turkey. Since then, the industry has come a long way. Today, global ...

  • Alex Hawthorne

    Our connection with nature

    Our indigenous people and nature itself have much to teach us. Alex explores our connection with the land in home garden design. Connection and belonging ‘Welcome to country’ has become a regular fixture at the beginning of speeches, art exhibition openings, conferences, and gatherings of all shapes and sizes in ...




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BUSINESS & ENVIRONMENT


  • Herbal medicine banned by the TGA

    Herbal medicine arbutin (a.k.a bearberry) has been officially banned by the Therapeutic Goods Administration. In May this year, the Therapeutic Goods Administration issued information governing the sale of herbal products containing the chemical substance arbutin. Certain to be affected is uva ursi, also known as bearberry. Arbutin is a known ...

  • Water and the next generation

    Gemma tells how bringing experiential environmental education into schools is helping to create a healthier outlook for tomorrow.   “Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But ...

  • Drastic plastic

    What’s wrong with single use plastic and what you can do about it. Because plastic lasts for so long, every single piece of plastic ever made still exists, and will continue to do so for at least 500 years. Add to this that most Westerners throw away roughly 600 times their ...

  • One element that can make or break your business

    Let me set the scene. It’s 11.59pm, the job is due out tomorrow for a customer who is super picky about the packaging, and he won’t… A long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… well in Cairns anyway, I had three different casual jobs in different restaurants ...

  • Brush for change!

    Introducing a new Aussie family business called Brush for Change – the eco-friendly toothbrush that gives back.   What I mean when I say ‘gives back’ is, when you purchase an eco-friendly bamboo 4-pack of toothbrushes we give back. That is, we donate $2 to an environmental cause AND $2 ...

  • Do you ever feel like a fake?

    For many of us the game of life can be difficult and as we take on those challenges our confidence can begin to wane. We feel that we’ll be found out and that someone will see right though our brave facade and know that we are a fake.   The ...

  • An offer you’ll hardly believe – from LivingNow

    A gift for more abundance, from us to you! Over the years we’ve found that people who take more space in their advertising and tell their stories – how they got into their careers, why they do what they do, what motivates them – are usually the ones who get ...

  • Busting the myths that drive women to work harder

    We’re taught that we should work harder and make sacrifices to get ahead in life. But what if we could break this thought cycle?   You have to work hard for your money We’ve all heard this countless times. And for women, this phrase comes with an additional, unspoken layer ...

  • The ‘sexy, spiritual, successful woman’ ideal – why it hurts us

    It’s a female sexuality course, a yoga training, or a detox program that ‘teaches you how to be female’ – the ‘right’ kind of female: sexy, slim, successful – and let’s not forget the one feature that makes it all cool – spiritual. For years this has bothered me. As a yoga teacher and ...

  • 5 EASY STEPS TO A GAME-CHANGING OFFER FOR YOU

    So here’s how it rolls: NORMALLY… 1. We usually sell writeups – your words with lovely big pic – online for $330 per month. Here’s an example of how one looks, for you to get an idea. 2. We sell writeups in print, too. Here’s a link showing samples of a ...

  • Biomasonry – growing bricks

    Traditional brick production is highly taxing on the environment. There is now an innovative and sustainable alternative available.   Brick production is believed to have originated around 7500 BC, in the Middle East at sites in Syria and Turkey. Since then, the industry has come a long way. Today, global ...

  • Our connection with nature

    Our indigenous people and nature itself have much to teach us. Alex explores our connection with the land in home garden design. Connection and belonging ‘Welcome to country’ has become a regular fixture at the beginning of speeches, art exhibition openings, conferences, and gatherings of all shapes and sizes in ...

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