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Sports betting apps and addiction

Sports betting apps and addiction

May 21, 2019

There are ads on TV constantly warning of the dangers of gambling, yet at the same time, there are ads from gambling services tempting people to bet. While you can’t blame an organisation for promoting...

Burger Day tasting notes

Burger Day tasting notes

May 21, 2019

The UK celebrates National Burger day/week/month in August, but Australia seems to be following the lead of the US and celebrating it this year on May 28, with some publications listing gimmicks and gi...

Ethical fashion: Whose sweat are you wearing?

Ethical fashion: Whose sweat are you wearing?

May 14, 2019

Do you know how your clothes are produced? What kinds of working conditions the people who make your clothes experience? Are the materials ethically sourced? If you drew a blank at these questions you...

The new age of computer scams and viruses.

The new age of computer scams and viruses.

May 12, 2019

Getting a virus on your computer is embarrassing, especially if you’re a young person. It seems like viruses should only be a concern for our parents, grandparents, or weird uncle. But viruses are...

Fab or Fad diets?

Fab or Fad diets?

May 12, 2019

Fad diets are trendy weight loss plans that promise extreme results. These diets guarantee results like amazing health benefits, disease cures or weight loss. However there is normally little, or no scientific...

Lo-fi wines: Taste the wildlife

Lo-fi wines: Taste the wildlife

May 6, 2019

The lo-fi wine movement, commonly referred to by drinkers as the 'natural wine' movement, has taken the Australian wine market by storm. Over the last ten years menus in bars and restaurants have increasingly...

Drinking: brought to you by sport?

Drinking: brought to you by sport?

May 6, 2019

It's in your face at all professional sporting events. Sponsorship and advertisements are everywhere, shamelessly trying to promote their company or business. The most common? Alcohol advertisements....

Animals and us on country roads

Animals and us on country roads

April 29, 2019

Getting your license is one of the most exciting times in your young life. Having the freedom to travel where you want and not have to rely on others or work around public transport is liberating. We...

How many hours did you get?

How many hours did you get?

April 28, 2019

Are you getting enough sleep? That’s the age-old question. Although, it is no longer just about getting enough sleep but getting quality sleep. The Federal Government commissioned an Inquiry into...

Posture problems? Stand corrected.

Posture problems? Stand corrected.

April 15, 2019

Putting in a bit of effort to improve your posture can pay off in reduced pain, better blood flow, healthier organs and more, according to a local physiotherapist. Posture is defined as the position...

Bilbies not bunnies this easter

Bilbies not bunnies this easter

April 15, 2019

Easter this year falls on Saturday 21 April. It was traditionally associated with Christianity but originated as a pagan holiday well before the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In 21st Century Australia,...

COMMENT: Media prefer drugs to alcohol

COMMENT: Media prefer drugs to alcohol

April 12, 2019

Ice epidemic! Ecstasy plague!! Record heroin haul!!! Sensational, spellbinding headlines that may seduce you to click, read, watch or listen to and maybe go: “Bloody druggies… lock em up!” You...

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