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  • Aussies have a good work-life balance
  • Aussies have a good work-life balance
    Michael Coghlan (2015) ©

Aussies have a good work-life balance

With longer working hours, busy social lives and hyperconnectivity drawing everything together via mobile, it's perhaps unsurprising that the fast pace of life is a common complaint for so many people. But not in Australia. People are happy with the amount of free time they have Down Under.



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    The Australian workforce falls predominantly into two camps; the overworked, 41 hours a week and above workers, and the hand-to-mouth, 15 hours and below. But the sharing economy is paving the intersection with work-as-you-go employment, and Aussies are finding better ways to make ends meet.

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    With the number of working parents on the rise, quality time with the family is becoming increasingly hard to organise. Parents are looking to a new source of inspiration for help: business.