Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb 24 2012

Suicide rates in Australia and England

In 2009 the suicide rate in Australia was slightly higher than it was in England, with rates of 9.69 and 8.78 per 100,000 population respectively. Data: England has a population of approximately 50 million In 2009, there were 4,390 suicides in England or 8.78 per 100,000 http://www.stampoutsuicide.org.uk/england_and_wales.aspx Australia has a population of approximately 22 million …

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Feb 14 2012

Property Rental Increases in 2011 in Australia

Figures released by RUN Property on Saturday 11th February 2012 showed that Sydney rents had risen by an average of 7.4% taking the average Sydney rent to $545 a week in 2011. In Brisbane however, rents rose by an average of 3.3% taking the average Brisbane rent to $346 a week in 2011. Melbourne rents …

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Feb 13 2012

Australian Credit Card Limit Exceeded Fee

All Credit Cards have a credit limit, but sometimes we overspend and go over that limit.  The banks can, and often do, charge us for that little error in our spending. How much we pay will depend on which bank we use for our Credit Cards. These fees were applicable in February 2012: ANZ $20.00 …

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Feb 13 2012

Australian Credit Card Late Payment Fees

All credit cards have a payment due date every month, and there is normally a penalty charge if you do not make a payment on time. These charges vary from bank to bank. Some examples, current at February 2012, are: ANZ Late Payment Fee: $20 www.anz.com ANZ Personal Banking Account Fees Charges.pdf A Late Payment …

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Feb 08 2012

Paid Parental Leave Eligibility

Paid Parental Leave Eligibility You must be an Australian resident to be eligible for Parental Leave Pay, and you must have met the Paid Parental Leave work test before the birth or adoption occurs. The Paid Parental Leave work test includes these: You must have worked for at least 10 of the 13 months prior …

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Feb 06 2012

Queensland Earnings by Occupation – May 2010

Queensland Occupations ABS 6306.0 – Employee Earnings and Hours (May 2010) Average Annual cash earnings and weekly hours paid for, full-time non-managerial Male Adult employees, Queensland Cash Earnings Weekly Hours Occupation Code and Description $131,404 36.8 222 Financial brokers and dealers, and investment advisers $120,047 38.3 231 Air and marine transport professionals $103,969 38.5 271 …

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