4 Myths About Marriage, Immigration and the Partnership Visa
4 July 2017
Formerly referred to as a marriage visa, a partner visa refers to the visa that your domestic partner or spouse receives when he or she marries you or establishes a long-term partnership. Although this is a relatively common immigration visa, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions around it. Here's a look at some of the most pervasive myths:
1. Myth: If an Australian Marries Someone, the Spouse Can Automatically Live in Australia
Should Your Dog Be a Part of Your Wedding Day?
21 June 2017
Some members of your family would be insulted if you deliberately didn't invite them to your wedding. Your dog is unlikely to care too much, other than the fact that they will need to be left with a dog sitter for the day. So it's not as though you're going to need to have an awkward conversation with your pooch about why they weren't invited. Bringing your dog to your wedding is largely for your benefit, and it's a logical thing to think about.
When to Have an Environmental Audit Performed on Your Commercial Property
31 May 2017
An environmental assessment or audit includes a check of both the land and the water under the soil, to note any contamination that may affect the property, as well as to evaluate the soil's overall condition and health. This audit can include a check for asbestos, heavy metals, and other poisons or hazards. If you own commercial property, you might note when such an environmental audit should be performed so you can ensure the property is always safe for your business and any occupants of the property, and because of how such hazards may affect the property's overall value.
How to Choose the Right Balustrade and Baluster Materials for an Outdoor Space
19 May 2017
Your outdoor staircase will need a balustrade, or a railing, with balusters, or the materials that hold the railing in place. You also need this type of fixture along a balcony and may want to install one along the edge of a deck as well. When choosing the materials for a balustrade and the balusters under it, note a few suggestions that would work well for your space.
If you want an uninterrupted view, such as from a balcony or to stairs leading to a pool area, glass is the right choice, as even thin bars or wires can obstruct that view.