Category: Consumer

Turtle hatchlings win hearts at World Science Festival

People who visit the World Science Festival in Brisbane are able to witness one of nature’s most spectacular feats the birth of tiny loggerhead turtles at a controlled environment hatchery. Kurravi Piggott reports.

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End of era for Ford production in Australia

It’s the beginning of the end for Australia’s car manufacturing industry. Today, the last Australian-made Ford came off the assembly line, signalling the closure of its two Victorian plants. Many workers wiped away tears – for some, this had been

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ANZ boss apologises to customers

Another bank executive has apologised to a Parliamentary committee over poor banking procedures and customers who were penalised as a result. ANZ boss Shayne Elliot appeared on the second day of the inquiry into the big four banks. Rhiannon Kallio

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Car parking now a breeze at Logan Recycling Market

One of Australia’s largest second-hand markets is now even bigger. Logan recycling market, next to the city’s refuse centre, has increased it’s car parking space to handle a bigger demand. Eilis Rees reports.

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Unique golf course opens in Brisbane CBD

A new entertainment venue has opened in Brisbane combining mini-golf, cocktails and food. Holey Moley is promising to be ‘under par’ in Fortitude Valley. Patrick Goddard reports.

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Capilano releases new healthier honey

Queensland is set to harvest the export benefits of a unique type of honey, clinically proven to benefit the digestive system. The Brisbane based supplier has its sights set on the massive Chinese market. Jake Ten reports.

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Mysterious creatures amaze onlookers at Sea World

The competition to draw families and the tourist dollar to some of our major attractions in the school holidays is intense. Sea World is hoping some mythical creatures – part woman, part fish – will do the trick. Jed Theed

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Expert says new currency is starting to pay off

You may have heard about “bitcoins” but never explored how to use them. Well, a group of local business executives found out about the latest trends in what this cyber currency is all about. Isobel Larkin reports.

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Shorten’s renewable energy key to lowering electricity bills

Bill Shorten used his time in the Sunshine State today, to pledge Labor’s funding commitment to renewable energy. He says it’s the energy of the future. Paxton Roth reports.

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Queenslanders warned to be careful while keeping warm

Fire authorities are warning people to check their heaters and appliances, with the start of winter. They say Queenslanders need to be more vigilant in the cooler season. Samantha Cheney reports.

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