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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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Maps increasing in value

Google Maps and GPS may have revolutionised the way we travel, but it seems paper maps have not lost their appeal. In fact, Melbourne newspaper, The Age, recently reported that the significance of antique maps appears to be increasing and the maps with the greatest value to collectors are those charting the development of the … Continued
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Grace showcased as best in the industry

International delegates were given a three-hour tour of the Grace Records and Information Management facility in Brisbane this morning as part of the PRISM International Asia Pacific Region Conference. PRISM International (Professional Records and Information Services Management), whose headquarters are in the United States, is the peak body for information management companies around the world. … Continued
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More branches now internationally accredited

The Grace Removals branches of Adelaide, Canberra, Brisbane, Hobart, Melbourne and Perth received recognition as leaders in international removals this month when they became FIDI Affiliates. FIDI, the Federation of Internationale Demenageurs Internationaux, is the premier international removals industry association. To qualify for as a FIDI Accredited International Mover, better known as FAIM, companies must … Continued
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Demand for records management at an all time high

With more and more businesses realising the benefits of information management and archiving, Grace Records Management has been forced to expand to cater for an influx in new business. In July 2012, GRM Perth opened a new warehouse after its existing premises were bursting at the seams. The state-of-the art warehouse has taken GRM Perth’s … Continued
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Kitchen now a major selling point

With MasterChef: The Professionals and My Kitchen Rules now in full swing you can expect your kitchen to have a major impact when selling your house. Once just serving as a functional room, the kitchen is now becoming the home’s piece de resistance. Anna Anderson, editor of Domain says the old, white upright four-burner is … Continued
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Keeping track of cables

So you’ve got the plasma television, the digital set top box, the surround sound, the dvd player, the blu-ray player and the Wii all sitting rather messily behind the television cabinet like some kind of bird’s nest. Then there’s the computer which is attached to the monitor, the printer, the modem and the external hard … Continued
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