Mar 30, 2019

iPhone Price Check at Costco

iPhone XR
64GB  $1184.99
128GB $1249.99

iPhone Xs
64GB  $1579.99
256GB $1799.99

iPhone Xs Max
64GB  $1729.99
256GB $1969.99

Feb 1, 2019

Managing your money

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Dec 2, 2018

Hidden Museum - RAAF Museum

RAAF Base Williams, Point Cook Road, Point Cook


Tel: (03) 8348 6040

Open Tuesday to Friday 10 AM to 3 PM. Saturday & Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. Closed Monday's. Interactive flying displays are conducted at 1 PM on Tuesday's, Thursday's & Sunday's.

The RAAF Museum, Point Cook is the birthplace of the Australian Flying Corps and the Royal Australian Air Force, the second oldest Air Force in the world.

The museum includes special exhibitions, a Heritage Gallery, Training Hangar, Technology Hangar, external displays, restoration projects and interactive flying displays.

Then there's Hangar 180 an absolute must-see for any plane tragic. Hanger 180 is home to a CAC Boomerang, Catalina, GAF Pika, GAF Jindivik, Hawker Demon, Avro Cadet, DH84 Dragon, CAC Sabre, Dassault Mirage 111 an Iroquois UH1 helicopter and a Cessna Bird Dog.

Cyber Issues - Keeping children safe

In this digital age, it is important for parents to remain aware of the following terms and the potential harm that can result.

Digital Footprint  The word used to describe the trail, traces or "footprints" that people leave online.

Geo-location software  This type of software is used to identify someone's IP address, which can reveal which country they are in - right down to city and post code, organisation and specific location.  Lots of devices today also equip with GPS.  It allows the software to pinpoint the exact location of the device.

Hacking  The act of someone who breaks into computer and network systems and performs something destructively or illegally.

Identify theft  A crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personal information, such as driver's licence or passport details, in order to impersonate someone else.

Phishing  When emails are sent from fake email addresses in order to deceive individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers.

Sexting  The sending of sexually explicit photographs or messages.

Inappropriate content online  Any online content that is considered inappropriate, offensive or illegal for young people to have access to. This includes, but is not limited to, content that depicts violence, crime, racism, extremism, and sexualism.

Hidden/Decoy apps  Applications that look harmless, however are designed to 'hide' content such as photos, videos, and/or text message.

Social Networking Sites (SNS)  Online Platform that allows users to create a profile/account and interact with other users via the same platform, such as Facebook.

Spam  The sending of unsolicited commercial electronic messages via emails (a form of spam is 'junk mail'), instant messages, or SMS. 

Grooming/unwanted contact  Actions deliberately undertaken by someone (most commonly an adult) with the aim of befriending and establishing an emotional connection with a child, in order to lower the child's inhibitions.

Cyber bullying  Occurs when technology is used deliberately and repeatedly to engage in hostile behaviour to harm someone.

Online gaming  Video games that are either partially or primarily played through the internet or computer network.

Screen time  The length of time spent using a device such as computer ,television, games console or mobile device.

Trolling  Internet slang used to describe a person who deliberately antagonises people online, with the aim of starting arguments or upsetting them - most often done anonymously.

Dec 1, 2018

Hidden Museum - Polly Woodside Melbourne Maritime Museum

Lorimer Street East, Southbank

Tel: (03) 9699 9760

Open 10 Am to 4 PM Daily except Good Friday and Christmas Day
Entry costs Adults $16, Concession$3, Child $9.50 Family (2A2C) $43 Family (1A2C) $30.

The Polly Woodside Melbourne Maritime Museum is centred on the restored 1885 clipper ship the Polly Woodside which is displayed floating in Melbourne's original dry-dock dating back to the 1870's. Exhibits are housed in historical wharf sheds and include 3000 maritime artefacts and 10,000 photographs.