Simple Business Activity Statement (BAS) Form Calculator

I've found that if you have a small business that is registered for GST, and one that is new, you often don't have your accounting package set up yet (e.g. Xero). With minimal transactions and no complex activities, sometimes it doesn't make sense to pay for the accounting package until it is really needed. Then … Continue reading Simple Business Activity Statement (BAS) Form Calculator

BoothCon 2020 Presentation: “You’re a tech business. Know your stuff”

In January 2020, I had the pleasure of presenting some (basic for some, not for others) tech knowledge for photo booth operators in Australia. I was humbly invited to speak at BoothCon by Justin, as a person knowledgeable (I guess) in tech, as well as experienced in photo booths (via my Ready Steady Booth photo … Continue reading BoothCon 2020 Presentation: “You’re a tech business. Know your stuff”

Even when Self Driving cars are here, they need to be legal

A quick review of full self driving cars and getting them made legal. My focus in on Victoria, Australia, but assume all countries and states will have similar issues. Written due to some Tweetsand thought I'd write this down for my future reference and to explain in a little more detail my point of view. … Continue reading Even when Self Driving cars are here, they need to be legal

Trip Notes on Qantas A380 First Class Los Angeles to Melbourne (QF94 LAX-MEL)

Sunset somewhere on the way from Los Angeles Flight Details Airline: QantasAircraft: Airbus A380 (refurbished) Class: FirstSeat: 5AFlight Number: QF94 (Los Angeles to Melbourne - LAX-MEL)Scheduled Departure: 10.50pm Sunday 1st March 2020Actual Departure: 9.27am Monday 2nd March 2020 Preamble I was scheduled to be flying on QF94 in business class on the evening of Sunday … Continue reading Trip Notes on Qantas A380 First Class Los Angeles to Melbourne (QF94 LAX-MEL)

How Virgin Australia handled my cancelled domestic flight

On Wednesday 15th January 2020, I was on the scheduled on the 7.55pm flight from Brisbane to Melbourne after attending the BoothCon conference. Unfortunately as we arrived at the airport, the flight had been delayed by just under 4 hours for a new departure time of 11.46pm and a 3.06am arrival. Delayed Our check in … Continue reading How Virgin Australia handled my cancelled domestic flight