Monthly Archives: March 2015

5 Reasons Why You Should Learn How to Sew

Before the first mass production of off-the-rack clothes, people either consulted a tailor or made their own. The earliest known sewing machine was patented by Charles Fredrick Wiesenthal in 1755, and the lockstitch sewing machine was invented in America by … Continue reading

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The perils of being a jobseeker in Australia

In 1998, the Howard government abolished the Commonwealth Employment Service (CES) and replaced it with the Job Network, now known as Job Services Australia (JSA). Essentially this was a privatisation of employment services, handing over responsibility to private job network … Continue reading

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