Australian Job Hunters: Is It Illegal To Lie On Your Résumé?

In an increasingly competitive marketplace, a strong résumé is one of the most important weapons you need in the fight to find a new job. Unfortunately, according to one study, a recruitment consultant will take no more than seven seconds to read your résumé and decide if he or she wants to interview you. As such, it's hardly surprising that some candidates decide to embellish the truth. Nonetheless, if you decide to fake your résumé, you could find yourself on the wrong side of the law. [Read More]

A Deposit Bond May Allow You to Secure Your Dream Property

When you don't have the required cash on hand to make a deposit on a property and you don't want to miss the opportunity to acquire it, a deposit bond can be used as an alternative. It can be the perfect solution but it is important to fully understand the rules and conditions involved. Here's what you need to know about deposit bonds and how you can use one to get the property you desire. [Read More]

Personal Injuries From Asbestos Exposure: The Wittenoom Story

The Australian construction industry was once one of the biggest asbestos consumers in the world. From 1945 to 1980, asbestos was a staple construction material in homes and industrial buildings and was a principal ingredient in cement, insulation, pipes, paint and many more materials. Some Australian towns thrived from this industry, but when the health risks from asbestos became clear, it was places like Wittenoom that paid the price. Learn more about the effect the asbestos industry had on Wittenoom, and how the people of the town suffered as a result of their exposure to this toxic material. [Read More]