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A Great Way to Help Out Aussie Disaster victims…

February 19th, 2011 Comments off

Tweet As Cyclone Yasi, hurtles towards the North Queensland coast, local residents from Townsville to Cairns are evacuating and scrambling for cover. So far 2011 has brought Australia an unprecedented volume of natural disasters – with thousands of  families and businesses already affected by floods, fire, cyclones and storms Australia wide. There are many ways […]

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Flooding Spreads to NSW – How Can You Help?

January 10th, 2011 1 comment

The rains that have caused the devastating QLD Floods appear to be moving south and have now also spread over the New South Wales border, with the Richmond River at Kyogle measured still rising, while Lismore is among the larger towns in the firing line of the Wilsons River.  The Brunswick River, which runs through […]

How you can Help 2011 QLD Flood Victims – Donations vs Hands On

January 4th, 2011 49 comments

Tweet In tough times, the traditional Aussie values of mateship and lending a helping hand will always come to the fore. When people are suffering from natural disasters such as the 2011 Queensland Floods  the majority of Australians are very keen to help out wherever they can. The problem though is  working out the best […]

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Why Not Consider “Collaborative Consumption” for Christmas

December 17th, 2010 1 comment

How much stuff do you own that you will never use, DVD’s, old clothes, books, furniture, toys, appliances, gadgets, tools or even unused space? Do you have anything around your home or business that you don’t really use, and might be of benefit to someone else? This Christmas, instead of traditional “Consumption”, why not have […]

Increasing Interest Rates & Decreasing Property Values ? – Now you can Improve your ROI with Space Rental

October 5th, 2010 1 comment

Investors and home owners with capital tied up in residential property are currently being hit with a double whammy of increased interest rates and decreased property values. Australian house prices in capital cities fell 0.2 per cent in August, with analysts predicting a similar level of decline in the months to come. Taking into account […]

Money Magazine: Money from Space

September 2nd, 2010 Comments off

Some of us are lucky enough to have some spare space at or around home – it could turn into a nice little earner. SpaceOut was featured in one of the cover articles from the September 2010 edition of Money Magazine  – An Extra $200 a month renting out spare space. The Money Magazine “Smart […]

Melbourne CBD paid parking hours extended to boost council coffers

May 13th, 2010 1 comment

FREE night-time parking in Melbourne’s CBD seems destined to disappear, under a revenue-raising plan that has angered motorists and traders. The recently released Melbourne City Council budget has announced plans to extend the period of paid meter parking in the Melbourne CBD.  The council expects to raise additional revenue by extending the paid on-street parking […]

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SpaceOut Users Said… (in April)

May 12th, 2010 1 comment

We love it when our members and website visitors provide feedback about the SpaceOut website and the service that we provide.   Here is a selection of some of the feedback (along with our response in some cases) we have received from SpaceOut Members and site visitors over the  last month or so : It’s great, […]

Co-working – Innovative use of shared office space for small business

March 14th, 2010 6 comments

If you are a home based small business, but miss the day to day interaction and collaboration with colleagues or co-workers, then the concept of shared office space, or co-working might be just what you need. What is Co-working Space? Co-working space, is essentially a shared office environment where professionals and freelancers (often, but not […]

Australian carpark prices reach record levels

March 11th, 2010 1 comment

It would probably surprise you that a 16 sq m single car parking space at Bondi in Sydney, recently sold for $240,000 – but amazingly other sales in the same price range are expected to follow. Over the last few years Councils across Australia have been attempting to minimise traffic congestion by reducing the number […]

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