Career
Olympian Ellia Green On Navigating Change And The Park Run That Transformed His Life

The last few years for Ellia Green have been full of change. After a decade-long career, in late 2021 he announced his retirement from…

Career
Everything You Need To Know About Superannuation If You’re A Freelancer

Is your retirement on your mind? Yeah us neither most of the time, but it should be. What about if we put it this way: your superannuation…

Health & Beauty
How One Run Turned Into A Life-Changing Passion With Attica Sous Chef, George Wintle

Welcome to The Run Up, a celebration of all the reasons we run. We've linked up with Brooks to create this destination where we…

Shopping
How To Manage Your Money Coming Into The Spending Season

December is just around the corner and, if you’re anything like us, you could’ve sworn it was January like five minutes ago. But…

Career & Money
Paralympian Michael Roeger On The Challenges, Rewards And Opportunities Found Through Running

When you list out Michael Roeger’s athletic achievements, it quickly becomes clear that running is an inescapable and highly rewarding…

Career & Money
How to Get Paid What You Are Worth As A Freelancer

When you take the leap into a freelancer career, putting a dollar amount to your skills can be pretty daunting. Are you not charging…

Need To Know Career
Dylan Alcott Just Launched A Brand New Disability-Inclusive Job Site

Yes, among being named Australian of the Year, a three-time Paralympic gold medallist, commentator, podcaster, philanthropist and author,…

Career
Impressive Questions You Need To Ask In A Job Interview

We’re yet to find another being who genuinely loves a job interview, but if you want to land the dream job they’re a…

Career & Money
How To Write A Resume When You’re Applying For New Jobs In 2023

It’s time to put that humility aside and show the working world what you’ve got to offer. Not sure how or where to start when it…

Asia
Bali’s New Digital Nomad Visa Will Let You Work There For Five Years

It seems that the past two years have caused people to re-evaluate their work-life balance, and we can’t think of any place more…

Career
12 Of The Best Free Online Courses To Try In 2022

Got some free time on your hands? Now is the perfect time to upskill or master a new subject. Fortunately there's a slew…

Career & Money
How To Write A Cover Letter In 2022

Writing cover letters is up there with train delays, your barista giving you full cream milk when you asked for oat, and pairing up socks in…

Career
7 Things You Should Do To Thrive As A Freelancer

Saying goodbye to the 9 to 5, working independently when you want, how much you want, from anywhere in the world you want, with the clients…

Career & Money
A Beginner’s Guide To Investing In 2022

If you don’t have a healthy relationship with money, investing can seem overwhelming and stressful. The good news is, investing…

Career
The Best Daily Planner Apps To Whip Your Schedule Into Shape

We've all forgotten a meeting, thought about starting a rolling to-do list (and promptly lumped it into the too-hard pile), and…

Career
How 3 Female Founders Made A Bang In The Corporate World, And Their Tips For Success

As far as the jungle of the business world goes, playing in the corporate space is a veritable Amazon. For some female founders, accessing…

Career
5 Simple Ways To Break Into The Tech Industry In 2022

If you’ve been considering a career change and have been curious about the tech world, you’re not alone. Known for impressive…

Career & Money
The Power Of Technology In Dance, According To Sydney Dance Company’s Mia Thompson

We know that technology is everywhere in our lives. From the lights that help us see once the sun dips low, to the fresh fruit and…

Health & Beauty
We Tried 7 Mindfulness Apps And Here’s What We Found

Sleep. It can be both an elusive beast, or an insistent guest, nudging at your eyelids at the most inconvenient times of the day.…

Career & Money
Our Top Tips On Managing Burnout At Work If The Flames Are Tickling Your Toes

Burnout. Once synonymous with local hoons burning tyre marks into the streets with their secondhand Commodores. Now, a household term for…

Things To Do
Here Are 5 Top Tips To Become A Goal-Setting Pro

To say that life can get a little stressful at times feels like a massive understatement. For me, it’s always the days that I miss my…

Wellness
Here’s How To Create A Morning Routine You Can Actually Stick To

Your AM alarm goes off. You smash the snooze button. You eventually roll out of bed. With bleary eyes, you look at the time and say a gentle…

Health & Beauty
Here’s How You Can Win A Wellness Getaway For Two And Spruce Up Your Healthy Habits

We know that the first thing that sparks change is a solid reason. Whether it’s big life things like changing your job because you…

Entertainment
The SBS Emerging Writers’ Competition Is Back, Here’s Why You Should Enter

Do you ever catch yourself lost in thought about how to describe your current moment with the right words? Maybe you journal every day…

News
Disability Advocate Hannah Diviney On Her Debut Book And The Power Of Representation

Welcome to 30 Faces, a celebration of 30 individuals changing the world by 2030. A destination to unearth how they got here, what fuels…

Career
How This Young Aussie Created A Clothing Label From The Depths Of A NYC Nightclub

Welcome to Getting The Gig, a career series where we catch up with culture’s trailblazers on how they landed their dream job.…

Career
Ignite Your Career At This 2-Day Digital Marketing Conference In Perth

More than just the stomping ground for TikTok's latest dance craze or those FOMO-inducing Euro holiday snaps, social media and the wider…

Entertainment
From A Viral Instagram Post To Building A Social Movement With Chanel Contos

Welcome to 30 Faces, a celebration of 30 individuals changing the world by 2030. A destination to unearth their career journey, what fuels…

Career & Money
Why Diversity Is More Than Size Fluidity, According To Modelling Agent Nikki Mann

Welcome to 30 Faces, a celebration of 30 individuals changing the world by 2030. A destination to unearth their career journey, what fuels…

Career & Money
Youth Advocate Yasmin Poole On Morning Rituals And Working Towards A Better Future

Have you ever wondered how someone landed that dream job? What about the jobs you never knew existed?  Oftentimes we're…

Career & Money
The Best Online Tax Return Services To Use In 2022

Nobody likes lodging their tax return — and that’s a well-known fact. It’s up there with the most tedious adult…

Career
15 Career Books That Will Change Your Life

If charging up your career game has been a priority this year, then you’ve come to the right place. Sure, Barefoot Investor definitely…

Sustainability
Inside The Fashion Psyche Of Hobart Designer Noah Johnson And His Cult Designs

Have you ever found yourself deep in a scrolling session, mesmerised by the epic efforts of someone who is not only killing it in their…

Career
5 Ways To Upskill And Smash Your Career Goals In 2022

'New year, new me' season has come and gone and right now is the time that counts. It's where making good on habits, and a…

Career
How This Social Enterprise Is Changing The Face Of The NT Through Bucket Hats And T-Shirts

It’s odd to think that a couple of T-shirts, bucket hats, tea towels and water bottles could really mark some serious social change.…

Career
4 Things You Can Do To Be A Champion Of Women At Work

Women’s History Month might be over, but after the year Australian women at work have had, we need more than one month’s support…

Career
Celebrate These 8 Changemakers Breaking Biases For Women Everywhere

“Without representation, it's really hard to be what you can't see.” No, it’s not a quote from Germain Greer or…

Career
Here’s How You Can Nail A Working Holiday

There’s no denying it, the last two years have been rough. With lingering lockdowns and what felt like never-ending restrictions, not…

Style & Design
Melbourne Stylist And Creative Director Ella Murphy On The Future Of Fashion

As we edge our way closer to the final chapters of 2021, a year dominated by snap lockdowns and subsequent digital connectivity, we sat down…

Career
How To Make The 4-Hour Work Week A Reality

Oh yeah, you read that correctly. The four-hour work week is by no means a new idea, in fact, there’s a book itself, aptly named The…

Style & Design
Kaiit On Her Epic Tattoo Collection, Musical Inspirations And Love For 1920s Makeup

At just 23 years of age, Naarm singer and artist Kaiit (she/they/he) is one of the most exciting talents to grace the Australian music scene…

Career
10 Of The Best Stationery Accessories In Australia To Make You Hyper Productive

If you ask us, there’s only one major thing that helps boost productivity tenfold—and that’s a strong stationery game.…

Career
How To Return To The Workplace Post-Lockdown Without Acting Like A Total Rookie

For most of Australia, some sort of normalcy has returned to the day-to-day. Nabbing a coffee, and even sitting down to enjoy it, before…

Career
How To Avoid Side Hustle Burnout

Having a side hustle is all the rage. Seriously, everyone’s doing it. From candle making to freelancing to your grandma flogging her…

Money
A Game-Changing Cryptocurrency App Just Landed In Australia

From bitcoin to blockchain, NFT’s to mining, we get it—the world of cryptocurrency can be intimidating for us mere mortals.…

Sustainability
How Kester Black’s Anna Ross Created A Sustainable Beauty Empire

When it comes to the beauty industry, sustainable and eco-conscious aren’t often the first words that come to mind, which is why…

Career
Here’s How You Can More Than Double Your Annual Leave In 2022

Facts first: 2020 was an absolute stinker when it came to holidays. Whether you were forced to take annual leave when COVID struck or you…

Career
Upskill With These 10 Inspiring Masterclasses

Ever wanted to learn how to cook like Gordon Ramsey? Want to be as fabulously confident as RuPaul? We know every hand in the room is raised…

Career & Money
12 Career TED Talks Worth Listening To For Maximum Inspiration

Whether you need a morning pep talk to get your day started, a pick-me-up because you’re feeling a bit demotivated with your role or…

Career
How This Handy Career Hack Can Make Work Way Less Stressful

When you’re faced with a difficult relationship with your boss at work, it can make life way worse than it needs to be. We spend so…

Getting The Gig
How This Female Boxer Is Making Waves In A Male-Dominated Industry

When you think about what you dreamt of being when you grew up (marine biologist, astronaut, princess) few of us actually make it a reality.…

Career
Here’s How You Can Score A Pay Rise In Just 5 Days

Put a finger up if you’ve ever been denied a pay rise, put another finger up if you’ve experienced imposter syndrome, and keep…

Getting The Gig
Meet Loki Show Creator Michael Waldron, The 33-Year-Old Writing Disney’s Hottest Property

The Marvel Cinematic Universe's Phase 4 is officially in full swing in the post-Avengers: Endgame era. With a global pandemic repeatedly…

Getting The Gig
How Artist Dom Gauci Turned Her Side Hustle Into A Dream Gig

If you’re anything like us, you spent the majority of last years’ lockdown giving your living spaces a facelift (as well as…

Career
How To Start Your Own Podcast According To Pros Who Have Already Done It

Podcasts. Nowadays, it seems that everyone has one. Your neighbour has one, your gym trainer has one, hell, your grandmother’s bridge…

Career
Here’s How To Glow Up Your Linkedin Profile

If you thought LinkedIn was just Instagram for corporate white blokes, think again. LinkedIn usage is on the rise, and so are all kinds of…

Travel
Here’s How You Can Win The Ultimate Remote Getaway And Work Far From Home

It’s true 2020 was the year of loungewear, online music festivals and banana bread but for a lot of us, it also transformed our…

Career & Money
I’m The Founder Of Urban List, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Financing Dreams

One of the trickiest things about personal finance is that everyone has a point of view. I’m not an expert, but I am turning 40 this…

Getting The Gig
The Founder Of Google’s Empathy Lab Reveals Why It’s Good To Live A Messy Life

When you think of tech gurus like Bill Gates and the late Steve Jobs, you think straight-talking, no nonsense leaders. Which is why it was a…

Career
This Cool Aussie Biz Is Here To Level-Up Your Corporate Gifting Game

If you’re a business owner or media professional, you’re likely familiar with the world of corporate gifting. Perhaps…

Career & Money
Why We’re Partnering With Australia’s Hottest New Fintech And What It Means For You

Today, Urban List launched a new partnership with one of Australia’s brightest fintechs—a personal investing platform called…

Career
Scope Out The 6 Things You Need To Ditch From Your Resumé

Why is updating your resumé so freakin’ stressful!? What goes in? What comes out? How long is too long? We all have these same…

Career
How To Grow Your Side Hustle In 2021

Are you firmly on the side hustle bandwagon and keen to take it further? Whether you’re trying to quit your full-time job or simply…

Career
Negotiate A Pay Rise With This Inspirational Women-Led App

​We are all about celebrating #girlbosses and this International Women’s Day we are embracing the annual global moment to…

Career
9 Morning Rituals These Kick Ass Entrepreneurs Swear By

If your morning routine consists of hitting the snooze button several times over before scrolling Instagram for the next 25 minutes while in…

Career & Money
Cue The Inspiration, Mitch Revs On Art, Surfing And How He Spends His Hard-Earned Coin

The cool, coastal artworks by Mitch Revs are, in one word, gorgeous. Best known for his kaleidoscopic, cartoon-style of surfers doing…

Getting The Gig
Get Familiar With TASNEEM Cosmetics, The Beauty Brand Celebrating Inclusivity

Let's get real for a second—the beauty industry hasn’t always been known for it’s inclusivity. In the past, their…

Career
How To Resign From Your Job And Leave On Good Terms

Landing a sweet new gig is a great feeling, but all too often it’s shadowed by the sheer dread of resigning from your current role.…

Career
4 Signs It’s The Right Time To Ditch To Your 9 To 5

If you can’t seem to shift the nagging thought—no, dream—about how good would life be if you were your own boss, working…

Career
6 Healthy Work Habits To Live By

A new year is a great time for goals, but often we neglect to check in with where we’re at with our work wellbeing. Here are our…

Career & Money
From Budget Savvy To Best Life, Check Out How Sophia Athas Spends Her Hard-Earned Dollars

In case you haven’t already stumbled across her Instagram—a gold mine of inspiration peppered with embellished denim, thrifted…

Getting The Gig
How This Perth Duo Created An Iconic Swimwear Label Championing Diversity

We’ve all been there before. You’re tearing through your stash of swimmers only to find that none of them makes you feel like…

Career
15 Of The Most In Demand Jobs In Australia Right Now

It’s been a good year since COVID-19 first hit Australia. Since then, we’ve seen permanent changes to Australia’s job…

Career
Calling All Freelancers, Here’s How To Score A Pay Rise

You heard it here first—you deserve a pay rise! We saw over a million people lose their jobs due to COVID and it was a total…

Career
15 Of The Most Soothing Nature Soundtracks To Keep You Focussed While You Work

There’s not much that truly beats the sound of a crackling fire in the middle of a forest or the sonic-worthy zen of paddling a canoe…

Career
Upskill Like A Total Pro At The World’s Most Inspiring Creative Conferences

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we never know what’s coming. We can’t control the future, despite our best…

Career
13 Ways To Nail Your First Month Back At Work

From endless days of knocking back your body weight’s worth of cheese and soaking up the sweet holiday oblivion of not knowing what…

Career
Here’s How You Can More Than Double Your Annual Leave In 2021

Facts first: 2020 was an absolute stinker when it came to holidays. Whether you were forced to take annual leave when COVID struck or you…

Career
Here’s Exactly How To Start Your Work Year Like A Boss

One thing we can probably all agree on? 2020 was a bit of a jerk. Most of us learnt to live that work-from-home life, playing musical chairs…

Career
5 Online Language-Learning Courses To Get You Ready For Your Next Overseas Trip

If you’ve got a goal of learning a new language hard and fast, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve scoured the web high…

Sustainability
​Here’s How To Make An Impact This Festive Season, According To Trailblazer Jan Fran

For most of us, 2020 has brought more tears than thrills, so it would be easy to just write-off the holiday season and concentrate on…

Need To Know Career
7 Of The Best Online Photography Courses

These days, it may seem that every person and their dog is a “professional” photographer. But in the wise words of Annie…

Need To Know Career
Unlock Your Creativity With These Easy Ways To Make Your Own App

We can’t all be the next Steve Jobs but we can make the next big app. If you’re keen to unleash your creativity in a big way,…

Create Your Own Blog With These Super Simple Steps

Has lockdown got your creative juices flowing? If you’ve got incredible recipes or how-to guides or big thoughts on pop culture that…

Career
Treat Yourself To The Most Incredible Places To Take A “Workation” In Australia

Hot tip—if you’re able to work remotely, you need to be planning your next “workation” stat. Think relocating…

Career
Glow Up Your Resume With This Simple Skills Audit That Will Unlock Your Potential

2020 has wreaked havoc with most of our plans in life, including for many of us, our careers. Unfortunately, the dreaded task of job hunting…

Career
Leave The Big City Life, This Maldives Island Wants You To Run Its Bookshop For 6 Months

If you haven’t already started packing your bags, you need to get your priorities straight. Luxury resort Sovena Fushi is a five-star…

Travel
Pack Your Sunscreen And Laptop, You Can Now Soak Up A 3 Month Workation In Aruba

We’re living out a time where we can seamlessly combine our work-life with our sit-by-the-pool-and-drink-mimosas-all-day life. We…

Asia
Take Your WIPs To The Maldives, This Island Resort Just Dropped The Ultimate Workation Package

Here’s the deal, workations are the new staycations and we’re not even remotely mad about it. Earlier this year, off the back…

News
Discover How Melbourne’s Most Iconic Doughnuts Are Tackling Adversity During Lockdown

At Urban List, we believe small businesses are the lifeblood of our cities and our communities, and with 2020 throwing every curveball in…

Getting The Gig
Bring On Mystic Magic Vibes With Urban List’s New Resident Astrologer

We’ll admit it. We’re straight up obsessed with all things mystical, magical and spiritual. We live and breathe our horoscopes…

Music
Be Inspired By The Creative Genius Behind Beyonce’s Black Is King

When Beyonce casually revealed she was dropping a surprise visual album last month, it finally felt like 2020 was giving us the break we all…

News
Scope Out How This Melbourne Barbershop Is Adapting To Multiple Lockdowns

At Urban List, we believe small businesses are the lifeblood of our cities and our communities, and with 2020 throwing every curveball in…

Getting The Gig
Scope Out How Rollie’s Vince Lebon Is Revolutionising Australia’s Sneaker Game

For someone who has designed sneakers for the likes of NBA legend James Harden, Macklemore and supermodel Ashley Graham, Vince Lebon is one…

Career
How To Nail A Zoom Interview And Score A Sweet New Gig Without Leaving Your Couch

The last few months have seen us take almost everything online. Even the most digital creatures are struggling to cope with just how much of…

Getting The Gig
Meet Your Latest Girl Crush, Sassy Psychic And Energy Healer, Allira Potter

Real talk: as a journalist I have the pleasure of interviewing a lot of people that I admire. On the flip side, they don’t always live…

News
Make Way For Bedroom Pop, AR Boutiques And A New Era Of Gaming

Welcome to Culture Curve—your go-to guide to what’s on the rise and slide in August 2020. If there's one thing that…

Career & Money
Stand Out From The Pack With 7 Of The Best Job-Landing CV Templates

Resume, résumé, curriculum vitae? The thing plays an essential role in getting noticed when hunting down your next gig, and…