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Windows 11: is your computer a smooth operator?

15 September 2021

Windows 11 promises enhanced security features. This is good news, but not all computers will be able to be upgraded. Those left behind older versions of Windows will most likely be targeted by hackers. Find out how to check if your computer can be upgraded.

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Is your MySuper fund a dud?

8 September 2021

MySuper sounds better than default super fund, or the fund-you-get-put-into-if-you-don’t- choose-a-super-fund-yourself, but that’s what MySuper is. If you fall into the uninterested-in-my-superannuation-because-it's-boring-and-all-too-much category, a recent performance test of all MySuper funds may change that view.

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Funerals: IPART greenlights wrongdoing

8 September 2021

NSW funeral directors must publish price lists and stick to them. Problem is, only some do, and an even bigger problem is that regulators clearly don't care whether directors comply or not.

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Social housing going backwards in NSW

8 September 2021

In NSW spending on social housing is down, social housing as a proportion of total housing is down but the waiting list for social housing is also down, how is that possible? Some moves by the NSW Government play a large part.

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Electricity: how to register as a life support customer

1 September 2021

If you or someone you live with needs to use life supporting medical equipment at home such as home dialysis, ventilators or oxygen concentrators, you should register as a life support customer with your energy retailer as soon as possible.

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How to stop computer scammers targeting you

11 August 2021

It used to be bank robberies and muggings but the criminals making a living committing those crimes are increasingly moving online. Here’s what to do if you are concerned you may be a victim or could become a victim.

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