Compliance, RTO, Uncategorized

ASQA annual registration

Pay ASQA annual registration charge Submit a complete application and pay the lodgement fee to renew your RTO registration at least 90 days before the end of your RTO’s registration period. (Check when your RTO registration expires at or


A bridge too far…?

New truck drivers in Australia have undergo a series of tests; Q&A (multi-choice, d'oh), a medical (a two page tick n flick) and a competency-based driving test (outsourced, oop). Those already licenced and transferring in from certain countries can just do the medical with their local GP. So why do so many drive into our… Continue reading A bridge too far…?


Grinding on and on and on…

Body augments are nothing new - spectacles have been around for centuries - but they are certainly more sophisticated now (hey, check out Mojo Vision's AR contact lens project) Body implants are old news and technology implants are so last century. Bionic eyes and skin-chips have left the realm of Sci-Fi to enter RL and… Continue reading Grinding on and on and on…



An Englishman's View of Australia The following has been written by the late Douglas Adams of "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" fame. "Australia is a very confusing place, taking up a large amount of the bottom half of the planet. It is recognisable from orbit because of many unusual features, including what at first looks… Continue reading ‘Straya


A collection of amazing stunts and just plain funny stuff

Follow this YouTube clip to watch an amazing stunt rider blitz a competition. This SpySparrow article by Sammy Brown has profound cartoons from Pawel Kuczynski that question the sanity of our ways and institutions. Other social commentary can be found on Charaktery's Facebook page. . . . . . . .