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Looking for a Digital Scale

Hi all, I am looking to buy a digital scale with good sensitivity, to a precision of 0.1g if that is possible with a reasonable price. Any recommendations? :)

Question - Paying Credit Card Bill To Avoid Interest

Hi all, I am relatively new to the CC game. My 'balance due' amount is $1050 (minimum payment of $30 due 7th July). My 'current balance' however is around $5000. If I pay the …

Tips for Removing Urine Odour from Lounge

Our cat has, at some stage, likely a week or more ago, urinated on our couch in the back room. I only noticed the offensive odour today. I have ordered some odour removal spray from pet barn but in …

BIG W

Big W Canvas Print of Hubble Deep Field Photo

Hi all, I am hoping to print a 60x60cm canvas from Big W of the following image: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0406a/ I have never had a canvas print done before and was just looking …

ANZ

ANZ Rewards Travel Adventures CC - How Do I Get The 2 Virgin Lounge Passes?

See title. Can anyone also comment on their expiry? Thanks and peace :)

Flying to Lima - What Airlines to Look at?

Hi all, I am hoping to fly to Lima (from Adelaide) later this year. I have only looked at the Qantas website for flights which are around the $2k mark. Can anyone suggest other airlines to look at …

Velocity Points to Lima, Peru

Hi all, I have exactly 120,000 velocity points and was hoping to use these to go to Peru later this year. I have no experience or knowledge around using points and searching the velocity site has …

Going Interstate for a Conference - What Can I Claim?

Hi all, I am heading interstate for a 2 day conference. Just looking for ideas on what I can claim come tax time in addition to flights/accommodation? Cheers

Need glasses - any tips?

Hi all, I have just had an eye test for the first time in my life at the age of 28. I was told that everything is looking healthy but that I could benefit from glasses. I don't get headaches …

Trying to find these hoodies online, help!

Hey all, I am trying to find either one of these items online (or something similar) but am having no luck at all! If any one can help that would be great! :) They are both American Eagle brand but …

Heading to Peru in August - any tips?

Hi all, If anyone could share any must do activities or sites in Peru or any tips etc. that'll be great :) I will be staying for about 4-5 weeks. So far I'm planning to see Machu Picchu, …

Is It Ethical to Eat Meat?

Over the last few years I have dramatically reduced my meat intake and over the last few months I have started to follow a strict vegetarian diet for moral, health and environmental reasons. I would …

PlayStation

Cheapest Method for PSN Subscription?

Had a PS4 for a while now but only have played SP games so no idea where to start! Thanks in advance!

Recommend a Wireless Mouse for Laptop!

Can any one recommend a good wireless mouse for use with a lenovo laptop? Budget is around $100 but happy to spend a bit more if needed. Thanks!

What is the best CC to accumulate points purely for travel purposes?

Hi all, I am debating whether or not I should get a CC to accumulate points for travel. I travel interstate 4-5x a year and O/S once or twice a year. My wife and I are not huge spenders but if we …

eBay Australia

How Long Does It Take for eBay to Provide Tracking Number?

I purchased a lens from teds cameras eBay on Monday. On Tuesday I received an email from eBay saying the item has been sent. Logging into my account today however there is no tracking number …

NP-W126 spare batteries

Looking to buy a couple of extra batteries for my Fuji xt10 as well as a charger I'm looking for something portable for travel/backpacking Can anyone comment if it's OK (in terms of …

Need a Laptop No Idea Where to Start!

Hi all, I am looking to buy a laptop, budget is around $1000. Not keen on Mac so looking for Windows laptop. I will mainly be using the laptop for surfing the net, YouTube etc., writing …

Best Wii U Deal at The Moment?

Looking to buy a Wii U though there doesnt appear to be any good deals at the moment matching the sub-$300 deals that I can see from expired deals. Does anyone know of any reasonable deals or can …

What Is Bali Like over The X-Mas/NYE Period?

Partner and I are thinking of heading to Bali between 25th Dec 2016 and 1st Jan 2017. Can anyone comment on what Bali is like during this period? I have read that it is the wet season, super busy …

customs.gov.au

Confused about Tourist Refund Scheme

Hi all, If I purchase a DSLR + lens for $1300, then upon leaving Aus I claim the TRS, when I return to Aus (after four weeks overseas), do I need to declare my DSLR/lens because it is greater than …

Best Place to Get Canvas Photos Printed?

I want to get display a few holiday snaps. I know office works and BigW do canvas prints but they seem pretty pricey for the bigger sizes. I'm happy to pay a bit more if the quality is great …

Australian Taxation Office

Question about Direct Deposit and PAYG

Hi all, I have received my first ever PAYG statement and I just have a quick question. I want to deposit the money directly into the ATO's …

Manduka Pro Yoga Mat :)

Looking for a decent yoga mat and have heard great things about Manduka. Happy to hear other recommendations though! Links to online store would be appreciated :)

Looking for a Microwave - Budget of $200

Can anyone recommend a suitable model? Budget is $200 maximum Cheers! :)

Bank account has been blocked/locked

Hi all, I went to make an online bank transfer this morning and was unable to complete it as an error message kept appearing saying I had no valid account to transfer from. I called my bank and was …

Vietnam in Nov. - cheap flights to Hanoi from Adelaide

My wife and I are thinking of backpacking through Vietnam for a month. From my limited research it appears Nov. is a good time to tour the entire country (with the exception of central Vietnam being …

Australian Taxation Office

Tax Free Threshold Questions

Hi all, I am back again with more questions! I work in the health care sector 6 days a fortnight. I also do tutoring on the side though this is all done freelance and I am not associated with any …

Australian Taxation Office

Questions About Paying Tax On a Quarterly Basis :(

Hi all, Last financial year (2014-2015) I made ~$60k from my 9 to 5 job and ~$40k from my side business, so about $100k total. This was the first year I have ever made this much money and also the …

Recommendations for a van to travel around in/sleep in?

Budget would be around $10,000 Don't care what it looks like as long as it is reliable and not too big or small! Ideally would like to put a mattress in the back and travel around. Kombi would …

Question about Mortgage Repayments

My wife and I purchased a property in June 2014 for $730,000 (inc stamp duty) We had $230,000 as a deposit and took out a $500,000 loan We split the loan into fixed ($300,000 for 3 years at 5.5%) …

Can anyone recommend shampoo/conditioner free of chemicals like SLS, parabens etc.

Trying to find some shampoo and conditioner that isn't ridiculously expensive that doesn't include these harsh chemicals. Cheers

Do I need a new ABN?

I used to do cleaning work a few years ago and had an ABN for this. Now I'm working as a health professional and will be doing locum work. Do I need a new ABN or can I use the same one I used …

How can I promote my FB business page?

I have recently set up a fb business page. So far it only has 1 like and I'd like to look at ways of promoting it to get more views and hopefully more business. I don't want my fb friends …

Can anyone recommend a bread maker?

Looking to spend up to $150ish or so. Cheers everyone

Where can I buy an optical digital audio cable?

My kitten chewed through the optical digital audio cable for my soundbar :/

Board games for 4+ people?

My wife and I have been getting into board games and inviting over our friends, usually 4 to 8 people total. We play cluedo, cranium, scattegories, monopoly, logo and taboo. Are there any other …

Looking for a sprinkler with timer

The wife's birthday is coming up. Can anyone recommend a good one? Cheers

Google

How can I make my website appear on Google searches?

I recently created a website and was wondering how I would go about making it appear on Google searches? Cheers

Where can I advertise my tutoring services?

Hi all, I have been advertising on gumtree with 1 ad however every time I try to post a second advertisement (related to tutoring but not the same as my first advertisement) it gets deleted. I also …

Just purchased a new TV, do I need an antenna or digital set top box?

I recently purchased a Samsung 6400 and when I scan for channels it doesn't find any. Do I need to plug in a digital set top box? Or buy an antenna? Thanks

About to buy my first TV, which of these is the better option?

I have very little knowledge of TV's but with the current sales (and the fact we only have a small TV at home) we are looking at buying one of the …

Best Android app for budgeting?

Can anyone suggest an app that I can install on my phone and my wife's phone so that we can record our expenses etc. It would be good if the app would sync between our phones so when I update …

Help with a small travel dilemma

I have booked return tickets to Melbourne (from Adelaide) for a weekend in November flying tiger air. I arrive in Melbourne at about 5pm however I need to be in Melbourne earlier in the day (about …

Suunto Vector watch

Trying to find this watch online but can't seem to find any Aussie stock! Cheers

Looking for a simple altimeter / watch

Heading to Nepal and would like a simple altimeter watch. I have had a brief look at the Garmin and suunto watches but there are so many to choose from its very overwhelming!

Strongest deep heat cream?

Can anyone recommend a brand of deep heat cream that is very strong? I find that almost all deep heat creams I use don't provide the heat sensation when I apply them. Tiger balm is the only …

What are your thoughts on chiropractors??

I have a few bulging discs in my neck and lower back and they limit my activity greatly I have been thinking about visiting a chiropractor however the specialist I saw a while back told me to avoid …

Durable Velcro Wallet for Travel

Hi all, I'm looking for a velcro wallet that i can take travelling. Something with zips for coins and a key ring too. Preferably online :) Thanks!

Gumtree

Gumtree no longer allowing you to repost ads for free!!

I recieved an automated email from Gumtree telling me my ad is about to expire. I logged on to my account and clicked the "repost" button only to be told that a free repost is only …