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How much of a risk are microplastics?

The seafoods most likely to contribute microplastics.

Finance News

Should solar owners pay to supply the grid, or are there other options

Is charging solar owners the only option to fix the problem?


Medical regulators to investigate vaccine link to blood clotting

The UK's vaccine advisory board has changed its vaccination strategy in the wake of new findings.


Menopause can make work a struggle. So why don't we talk about it?

Thirty years into a very successful corporate career, Janelle Delaney suddenly lost her confidence.

Travel News

Half-price airfares start today. Here’s what you need to know

If you're in desperate need of a holiday after a year under the shadow of coronavirus, you're not

Superannuation News

Keating says Australians are owed superannuation increase

Paul Keating has reignited claims a rise in the superannuation guarantee is the only way Australians


Aussies may soon be charged to export rooftop solar power to the grid

Surplus solar electricity generation is causing "traffic jams" in the grid.

Health news

Afterpay for elective surgery sparks warnings of financial risk

The Financial Counsellors Association warns that buy now, pay later companies such as Openpay are


Experts call for use of TGA-approved rapid COVID-19 tests

Are governments ignoring rapid testing technology?

Aged Care

102yo grandmother scammed out of aged care bond in $375,000 email hack

Scammers target power of attorney holders.

Centrelink – Services Australia

Big boost in profits for some companies receiving JobKeeper subsidy

Some companies even paid executives bonuses and shareholders dividends while workers wages waned.


COVID vaccine available to all Australians aged 70 or over via GPs

Phase 1B will include anyone 70 years or over.

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