Go get a car
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 01/09/2013
Congested traffic featuring motorists loudly honking their horns and breaking all manner of road rules, combined with mobile-phone-addicted-pedestrians stepping blindly out in front of you – the pleasure of driving in and around the city disappeared a long time ago.
Housing market to slowly improve in 2013 – RP Data
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 22/08/2013
RP Data is forecasting that improvements to the national housing market will continue at a slow pace in 2013, with values expected to rise in line with inflation at best. The forecast comes as figures reveal Australian home values fell for the second year in a row, marking the worst run for the national property market in 16 years
Better writer tip #1: Show, don't tell in your feature writing
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 03/08/2013
Good writers use a mix of both show and tell styles in their writing.
London 2012 Olympics – one year on
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 17/07/2013
The London 2012 Olympics promised to be the greenest games ever delivered.
Redfern community news: The Great Buckingham Street Project
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 26/04/2013
Redfern’s gentrification might be unstoppable but memories of the old suburb are set to remain thanks to a collection of community postcards that will be exhibited at RedWater markets this weekend.
Brisbane property – two years on
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 25/04/2013
The 2011 Queensland floods are among the largest disaster events in Australia. The floods claimed 35 lives, affected around 200,000 people and more than 70 towns across south-east Queensland, including Brisbane, Ipswich and the Lockyer Valley.
A rewarding career
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 08/03/2013
In October this year Paul Banoob, Branch Manager of Raine and Horne Strata Sydney, will be tackling a 20km assault course known as Tough Mudder. As the name suggests, it features a hefty dose of mud and will require a big effort to overcome obstacles that include ice baths and electrocution.
Successfully handling a crisis
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 22/02/2013
There’s an old saying in crisis management that it’s a case of ‘when’ and not ‘if’ a situation will occur that brings the media to your door. And while the nature of the issue can vary greatly between organisations and industries, how you address and respond to that issue can have a dramatic impact on your industry, organisation and career.