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Almost one in three households report having problems with their solar panels but experiences are improving, a survey by Choice has found.
A fuel pricing expert has called for a cap on petrol retailer margins as wholesale fuel prices fall but prices at the pump rise, hitting consumers hard ahead of Christmas.
Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal needs to explain himself.
New technology is being fitted in vehicles to prevent children from being locked in cars, often with dangerous consequences.
For Gayle Adams, the decision to expand the size of her solar rooftop system has been made easier by the on-going energy policy paralysis in Canberra.
The mayonnaise was available at all Australian Aldi stores.
A massive dive in the size of the winter wheat crop on the East Coast has prompted predictions of pressure on prices.
Abbey Road Burgers owner Fabian Prioux says poorly-behaved children and their parents quickly plagued his gourmet burger joint. He wasn't willing to let it be.
Frankly, I don’t think the airlines are going far enough. I would ban anything in the cabin bigger than a handbag or briefcase.
Surging power bills and the falling price of solar panels have pushed more than one-fifth of all Australian homes to have photovoltaics installed.
As households face ongoing high power prices with little respite forecast until mid next year the major power companies are seeing record profits which are only expected to rise.
What action figures do you wish you had had growing up? Why not simply make them? That's what some artists are doing.
AGL has announced a slight reduction in Victorians’ power and gas bills from 2019, saving them about $30 a year.
A national register will be set up to allow Australians trying to quit gambling to ban themselves from all betting sites and apps.
Forget the hassle of removing laptops and liquids from carry-on baggage thanks to airport security technology currently being trialled at Melbourne Airport.
Petrol prices have seen the swiftest drop in a decade as oil prices slump to the lowest price in a year, slashing prices at the bowser.
Consumers groups have called the massive gap between the best and worst power bill offers on the east coast 'scary'.
New energy trading platforms are being created to let more Australians sell their excess solar power and pass savings on beyond their own households.
One of Australia’s largest solar panel installers, True Value Solar, has been a victim of the sector’s success, with its German parent flagging plans to wind down the business.
The battery and renewable energy sector has welcomed federal Labor's plan to subsidise the installation of 100,000 storage systems in homes as likely to build on a fast-expanding industry.
The Australian Human Rights Commission is conducting a major project into how to protect human rights in a new era of technological development.
The latest Roy Morgan Net Trust Score survey ranked Aldi number one again, but a number of brands dropped out of the top ten.
For those looking for a unique Christmas gift, having a personalised Monopoly game made is rather easy - as long as you are happy to order 1000 units.
It also seems the companies are trying to get away with putting as much pressure as they can on their Victorian customers in the next few weeks while they can.
Honey being sold in Australia could be bulked up with sugar syrup or otherwise adulterated but there is no reliable way to find out, the consumer watchdog has concluded.
Some two million Australian households with rooftop solar panels have done much to transform their involvement in the electricity sector and what they park in their garages may one day be just as disruptive.
Bitcoin has also overtaken iTunes vouchers as most common payment demanded by tax scammers, based on reports to the Australian Tax Office.
Local councils are using laws designed for crime fighting and counter terrorism to pursue residents for illegal dumping.
Simply Energy has been fined $20,000 for signing up a customer with a brain injury without his consent in a case described as "disturbing".