Category: Consumer

#Hashtag personalised plates launched in Queensland

Do you ever want to say something to the person tailgating your car? Now you can, on your number plate. Lucy McCrossan reports.

Banks slammed for failing to pass on full interest rate cut

The Government has lashed out at major banks for failing to pass on all of this week’s interest rate cut. It believes consumers need the full savings to stimulate the economy. Lucy McCrossan reports.

New study says red meat poses no health risks

It seems red meat isn’t as bad for you as previously thought. That’s the finding of a world wide study, yet some nutritionists are still advising caution. Lawrence Jeffcoat reports.

Fuel prices expected to hit an all time high

Drivers are being urged to fill up while they can before fuel prices hit an all time high. Customers are already paying just under $1.72, in some parts of the south east. Kelseigh Wrigley reports.

Free off peak travel for Brisbane seniors

Brisbane seniors will now ride for free on some public transport if they are happy to travel outside of rush hour. The Lord Mayor launched the initiative today, a few months after it was announced in the Council budget. Lucy

Brisbane hosts public hearings on nuclear energy

Debate is raging once again over whether Australia should adopt nuclear power. The national public hearings into the controversial energy source, came to Brisbane today. Lawrence Jeffcoat reports.

Drone deemed to be the delivery future

We can already choose all sorts of takeaway food to be delivered. But soon, we might be able to choose a drone to deliver it. Jakob Funk reports.

Drivers feeling the squeeze as petrol prices soar

Queensland drivers are again feeling the pain at the petrol pump. Some servos inflated prices close to a $1.80 a litre and the RACQ says that’s highway robbery! Stella Reeve reports.

Brisbane locals boost recycling

They were forced to do away with single use bags, but now Australia’s supermarkets are battling plastic pollution enthusiastically. One of them has collected the equivalent of the world’s circumference in waste. Kristen Camp reports.

Australian teens consume too much sugar

Australian teenagers love sugary drinks too much. A new study reveals one-in-six teens consume more five kilograms of sugar every year from sweet beverages alone. Federica Willemsen reports.

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