W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I keep confusing Austria with Australia!

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I keep confusing Austria with Australia!

Dear Darcus, I keep confusing Austria with Australia. I work for an international courier company and unforutantely whenever we get parcels that need to be dispatched to Austria they inadvertently end up in Australia and vice versa. Do you think this problem will have a long lasting detrimental effect on the business?   Dear Reader,…

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Great Barrier Reef to be given same financial status as high street banks

Great Barrier Reef to be given same financial status as high street banks

  The Great Barrier Reef is to be afforded the same financial status as high street banks after being valued at $42bn.   The reef contributes significantly to the local economy and supports over 64,000 jobs so should be deemed too big to fail like many of the high street banks were during the 2008…

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“Shoplifting is our national pastime!” say Australian supermarket customers

“Shoplifting is our national pastime!” say Australian supermarket customers

  Australian retailer Coles is limiting the amount of items customers can scan at their self-service tills after 22,000 shoplifters got caught in the past 12 months.   Despite a few Australians expressing shock and dismay at the recent crime wave, the vast majority claim such criminality should be respected as a cultural tradition alongside beating…

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