Category: Consumer

Facebook fake news fail

By Annelise Crilly Facebook has been accused of becoming a little too trigger-happy with their newly introduced fact-checking software. The social media giant has come under fire for flagging content which is clearly satire.

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State border restrictions impact harvest of winter crops

By Sophie Johnson New South Wales and Queensland farmers are preparing for a successful winter grain crop after seven years of drought, however state border restrictions are creating challenges.

Adoptions from Queensland’s animal shelters have risen during Covid-19

By Ray Sinclair Despite a big drop in donations to animal welfare centres due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it has not been all bad news. Virtual adoptions via Zoom have seen a record number of animals rehomed or adopted from

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Homemade face masks must cover guidelines

By Matthew Simmonds Homemade face masks, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 may not be making people safer, according to a public health expert. Face mask crafting was adopted as a new hobby by some Australian retirees, aiding in

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The Ozzie Sound Podcast

A podcast by Charlie Dally-Watkins. The Ozzie Sound Podcast aims to find out the story behind the sound of the bands we all love. In this episode, host Charlie Dally-Watkins aims to shed a light on how musicians and artist

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Sustainability Simplified

A podcast by Dominique Tassell. Sustainability Simplified is a podcast where two 20-somethings discuss sustainability in the big picture. We aim to take the mass amounts of information out there and simplify it for listeners. In this episode, we tackle

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How to Survive as a Journalist

A podcast by Jack Ryan. How to Survive as a Journalist looks into the world of journalism and aims to shed light on an industry facing a myriad of obstacles and challenges. In the first week of the podcast your

#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.

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