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Granny flats get modern makeover

Move over two bedroom apartments, granny flats are the new economical housing option for Sydneysiders, and they’ve undergone a revamp. Today’s granny flats are sleek, stylish and sophisticated thanks to a group of Australian architects, developers and builders who have recently launched the ‘Module ’ as a solution to Sydney’s housing crisis. “Housing crisis in … Continued
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Top children’s books on moving house

Many child and family psychologists believe moving house can be as stressful for children as death and divorce. In an interview with Domain, leading child psychologist and author, Dr. Michael Carr-Gregg, says he has counselled many children facing moves. “While moving can be a time for some great new things — like your own room … Continued
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Are IM systems smart enough?

Simply capturing and storing information can be a waste of time and money if that information is not treated – read ‘used’ – as an asset, according to an article on technology website TechTarget.com “Traditionally, information was deployed for a transaction, then mentally discarded; today, information management is becoming the competitive edge for businesses in creating … Continued
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In case of emergency

Forbes magazine has confirmed what Grace Information Management already knows, it pays to back up data off-site. According to a recent article, small businesses are particularly vulnerable and unprepared for data loss in times of crisis such as natural disasters, theft and hardware malfunctions. “While 94 per cent of US small businesses are backing up … Continued
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Choosing between a pet and a home

With fewer Australians buying a home, the need for pet-friendly rentals is rapidly increasing. In recent years, websites such as Domain.com.au and Realestate.com.au have included ‘Pet friendly’ as a search tool but the availability of willing landlords is low and sadly many people have to choose between a home and pet. Now a new study … Continued
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Why we still need microfilming

In today’s digitalised world, many people find it hard to believe that microfilming continues to play a vital role in records preservation. Digital documents have the benefit of enabling you to share and send information around the world in seconds but they also have their downfalls. This is why Grace Information Management continues to see … Continued
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Sydney to get 171000 new homes

Up to 171,000 new homes will be built under the NSW Government’s new plans to address Sydney’s housing crisis. NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Planning and Infrastructure Brad Hazzard visited Box Hill in North West Sydney last weekend to unveil sites in 31 new and existing suburbs with capacity for 111,700 homes. Dubbed … Continued
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Why convert your paper documents?

In offices around the country, filing cabinets sit idle covered in discoloured magnets, collecting dust. They usually belong to somebody who has long left the company and no one dares open them for fear of being given the job of ‘sorting them out’. Inevitably as space becomes limited, they either get boxed up and sent … Continued
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Education concerns relocating families

Education is ranked among the top challenges for families relocated overseas by their companies. The Brookfield 2012 Global Relocation Trends report placed children’s education as the third highest concern among relocating families. This is closely linked to the second highest concern of ‘family adjustment’ and certainly a factor in the first highest concern which is … Continued
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Social media archives now open to the public

The US state of North Carolina has taken the unprecedented step of providing complete public access to 100,000 archived social media posts. The North Carolina Social Media Archive is currently in a beta version and being piloted to a handful of government agencies, however, plans are underway to expand the technology to all 130 agencies. … Continued
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