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Fri 17 Jan 2020

$8m returned to Qld consumers after complaints

premium_icon $8m returned to Qld consumers after complaints

The Office of Fair Trading has returned millions of dollars to Queenslanders ripped off by dodgy or negligent traders in the past year.

Mum’s ‘brilliant’ Aldi checkout hack

Mum’s ‘brilliant’ Aldi checkout hack

The budget supermarket’s checkout experience can often be stressful. But one mum has an easy solution for the speedy grocery packing.

Thu 16 Jan 2020

161 Aussie shops collapse in two weeks

161 Aussie shops collapse in two weeks

The brutal 2020 retail bloodbath has well and truly begun, with 161 popular Australian stores already earmarked for closure just one fortnight into the year.

Big W’s ‘impressive’ Dyson deal

Big W’s ‘impressive’ Dyson deal

Shoppers get ready for an elbows out event – Aussie retailer Big W has revealed it is slashing the cost of a cordless Dyson by hundreds.

Wed 15 Jan 2020

Dairy farmers continue to struggle with no rain

premium_icon Dairy farmers continue to struggle with no rain

Despite the recent wet weather and promising forecast for more rain, cafe owner Judy Plath said dairy farmers are still struggling.

Tue 14 Jan 2020

Meat, veggie price hike as 19,000 farmers hit by fires

premium_icon Meat, veggie price hike as 19,000 farmers hit by fires

Australians have been warned the cost of groceries will go up in the wake of the fires, as the government announces $75,000 grant for every primary producer.

How to save thousands ‘within minutes’

How to save thousands ‘within minutes’

Australians will soon be able to slash their power bills within minutes thanks to a new tool – and a huge industry shake-up.

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