Empty House Tax!

Empty House Tax!

Empty House Tax!

Last week the Tenant Union estimated there were 2,000 vacant houses in Tasmania and called for the introduction of an “empty house” tax. Their estimate excluded shacks and Airbnb properties. The Minister for Housing, Michael Ferguson, cast doubt on the data and ruled out a tax on property owners. He stated that the answer to the housing crisis was to..

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Ryan Davey

Ryan Davey

Last week Ryan Davey clocked up 10 years working for us. Not a bad effort for someone that started as a casual working on a short term project. Ryan keeps moving houses and cities, but fortunately for us, not jobs. He is currently based in Hobart and previously lived in Melbourne before escaping their lockdowns.  In fact, now that I..

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How lucky are we to live in Tasmania!

How lucky are we to live in Tasmania!

I was fortunate to recently spend a night at Saffire Freycinet - a birthday present from Deb who really wanted to stay at Saffire. With the room rate starting at more than $2,000 and our borders with Victoria and NSW closed, I was expecting it to be very quiet but was surprised to find that it was full. Many other..

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What would happen if you increased your prices by 10%?

What would happen if you increased your prices by 10%?

What would happen if you increased your prices by 10%? Could you afford to invest more time to provide an even better service? Would some customers perceive your product or service as being better quality? Would you reinvest some of your increased profits in training your staff? Could you afford more senior or experienced staff? Could you invest in other..

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Parkinson’s Law

Parkinson’s Law

Parkinson’s Law states that work expands to fill the time available. And this is important because it is a key driver of productivity, or more correctly, lack of productivity.  If you give someone a week to complete a task, they will usually take a week.  If you give them two days to complete the same task they’ll probably complete it in..

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Mail : PO Box 511 Devonport TAS 7310 Australia