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2012-02-03 08:00:00

Despite being branded the tech-generation, young adult Australians are downplaying their tech skills to avoid being nominated the resident IT expert for family and friends, according to a new study commissioned by iiNet. (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 Despite being branded the tech-generation, young adult Australians are downplaying their tech skills to avoid being nominated the resident IT expert for family and friends, according to a new study commissioned by iiNet. A Newspoll study[i] found...

2011-07-28 02:30:00

SYDNEY, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Jetabroad Says That the First Half of 2011 Has Seen Many Australians Travel Abroad; They Attribute This to the Strong Economy and the Ease of Booking Holidays Online - According to Jetabroad [http://www.jetabroad.com.au ], a global online flight specialist and travel agency, Australians are travelling more in 2011 than 2010. The company has based this announcement on increased...

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2010-08-19 09:35:00

Australia needs a national strategy to overcome the fears and uncertainty of older Australians about going online, if broadband is to deliver its full value to the nation.Dr Sandra Haukka, a Senior Research Fellow in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI), Queensland University of Technology, says that despite the Australian Government's $43 billion national broadband network and $15 million Broadband for Seniors initiative, they need to do more to encourage...

2009-08-04 05:00:00

GLASGOW, Scotland, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As the battle for the Ashes is played out on the cricket pitch, 2,000 English and 2,000 Australians living in England have been questioned on their prowess and behaviours at the barbecue in a poll* commissioned by the AXA PPP healthcare Nutrition and Fitness website (http://nutritionandfitness.axappphealthcare.co.uk/index.php?axacmp=pr/articles/bbq) Despite the predicted British "barbecue summer" being officially rained off this won't prevent 49%...

2009-01-23 10:28:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Serotek Corporation, the leading provider of internet and digital information accessibility software and services, today announced that Vision Australia, the leading provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia, is its primary provider of the Serotek product range in Australia. Formed in 2004 by the merger of the Royal Blind Society, the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind, Vision Austria Foundation, and the National information...

2005-06-27 08:12:01

CANBERRA (Reuters) - The image of Australia as a nation ofbeer drinkers is under attack, with new figures on Mondayshowing Australians are drinking less beer and more wine andspirits. The shift is a result of an increase in the amount of wineavailable in Australia and a continued increase in the amountof pre-mixed spirit drinks available, according to theAustralian Bureau of Statistics. Australians drank 109.9 liters of beer per person aged 15or more in 2004, down from 114.6 litters in...