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Because we’re worth it.

A brand-new community centre opened its doors for the first time Monday 27th June in Moe, Gippsland. Although it's official name is the Frank Bartlett Memorial Library and Moe Service Centre, all t...

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Book-keeping basics: what’s the best program for you?

Whether you're a freelancer, contractor, sole trader business or small business owner, you need to make sure the book-keeping or accounting program you are using suits the needs of your business. I...

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Reconciliation week at Latrobe Regional Gallery

Yesterday (28/5/16) I went to the Reconciliation Week exhibition at Latrobe Regional Gallery in Morwell, Latrobe City, Gippsland. The exhibition runs until the end of Reconciliation Week - that is,...

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I’ve been watching… Kokoda

The story Like most war movies, Kokoda is about boys and men fighting each other and like some other war movies it's also about human nature - compassion, love, courage, endurance; our ability to ...

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Tips for recording interviews and focus groups

If you want accurate transcripts of interviews or focus groups, you need two things in addition to a set of relevant questions and willing participants : clear, audible audio recordings, and an acc...

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Marilyn Monroe in Bendigo

Last week (April 2016) I visited my home town, Bendigo, where an enormous statue of Marilyn Monroe towers above the main crossroads as part of the Marilyn Monroe exhibition presented by Bendigo Art...

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How I started up my scribing/editing business

Starting from scratch My business is a mixture of online and offline services. I am still developing my skills, learning to manage my business better and always improving my online shopfront (w...

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The three stages of editing

If you have written a document - whether it's a report, policy, website, blog article or fiction or non-fiction manuscript - intended for submitted to an audience or published, it needs to be prese...

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So, you want to start a home-based business?

First you need a online shopfront Every business needs a shopfront - the place to which your customers go to check out whatever you are selling. If you have a home-based business, odds are your ...

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Why writers need editors

Writing and editing require very different skills and writers and editors have very different roles. Writers and editors are both required to produce a written work whether it be a report, submissi...

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