As Australia’s first bank, we have been helping our customers bank securely for nearly 200 years. Our dedicated Migrant Banking specialists offer personal support to assist you with your banking needs while you settle into your new home. Why bank with Westpac? Apply online in less than 5 minutes No Australian address needed to apply. You will need to complete an identity check before you can withdraw funds from your account Westpac Choice bank account awarded 5 stars for outstanding value for a “Transactor – Full Service account” by CANSTAR, an independent financial data providerRead More →

This plugin allows you to add a customisable biography to posts, to RSS feeds, to pages, to archives and to each post on your blog’s landing page as well as via a widget in your sidebar. It integrates out of the box with the information that can be provided in each user’s profile and supports custom post types. Display of the Biography Box can be hidden on a global or per user basis for posts, pages and custom post types as well as on a per category basis. Settings and options include: Choose when to display a Biography Box; on the front page, in archives,Read More →

Recently one of our readers who has a multi-author WordPress blog asked us if there was a way to make sure that each author adds a feature image for their posts. Like most things, the answer is yes. In this article, we will show you how to require featured images for posts in WordPress. If the featured image is not found, then the publish functionality will return an error asking the author to add the featured image.Read More →

Last weekend Starry and I went to the Etsy Captains Summit in Noosa. It’s a conference, for Australian and Pacific Team Captains, and leaders. We get to stay somewhere nice, eat nice food, and work hard. Like any conference. It’s set in a holiday setting, the surroundings and company are great, but it’s not a holiday. It is, however, fun.Read More →