In September 2013 the Queensland Government scrapped mandatory cat registration, leaving it up to individual councils. But Greens Councillor for Brisbane City Council Jonathan Sri wants to raise the cost of registrations to encourage responsible pet ownership. “I think it’s really important that we have concessions and discounts for people on low incomes. “But you can also […]
Gambling ads in Australia are having a dramatic effect on kids. The United Nation Children’s Fund says the rate of teenage gambling nationwide is deeply concerning, and have praised the Turnbull Government’s commitment to introduce bans on gambling promotions during live sports events. Samantha Thomas is an expert in gambling and the effect advertising can have on […]
At its peak in December 2016, Bitcoin was valued at approximately $20,000 per coin. But with potential regularity crackdowns in South Korea and China, that value might take a hit. To find out more, Michael McLaren speaks with RMIT Economics Professor Jason Potts. “The Chinese and Korean and Australian government can’t do much about the underlying Bitcoin […]
iSelect CEO Scott Wilson talks to Natalie Peters about health insurance premiums that will go up on April 1.
India is Australia’s fifth largest export partner but they’re now slapping a 30% tariff on our chickpeas. Aussie chickpea farmers fear up to 83,000 tones of their crop could be stranded at sea until the debate of the tariff is settled. Agriculture Minister David Littleproud is set to fly out to Dheli on Saturday to […]
Naturopath Russell Setright talks to Natalie Peters about zinc, snake bites, cross contaminating pet food, and research into the benefits of Mediterranean diet for prostate cancer sufferers.
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Damian Kelly from the NSW Business Chamber talks to Natalie Peters about research showing almost half of those taking sick leave aren’t genuinely ill.