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11 Mar 2019 14:21

Dental tourism: would you fly overseas for your teeth?

Written by James McCay

When most people think about going overseas, they picture going on a holiday, visiting family abroad, or travelling for work. What people don’t often envision is going overseas specifically to visit a hospital or dentist, but this kind of ‘holiday’,...

11 Mar 2019 06:51

The cost of smartphone entertainment is adding up for Aussies everywhere

Written by James McCay

One in every four Aussies watches movies the way they weren’t meant to be seen, according to new research from Deloitte Access Economics’ Mobile Consumer Survey 2018.Deloitte’s research into how we use our mobile phones shows that while televisions win...

10 Mar 2019 15:33

More Australians headed overseas, but fewer get into trouble

Written by Eliza Buglar

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade released their annual report last year detailing the number of consular assistance cases they saw over the year. Find out what was in the report, what consular assistance is and how it can help you should you get into trouble while overseas.

10 Mar 2019 11:01

Are you missing out on your Medicare rebates?

Written by Eliza Buglar

Are you one of the thousands of Australians still owed for Medicare rebates because you haven't provided your banking details to Medicare? Find out how to add your bank account to Medicare, and how to claim Medicare rebates.

7 Mar 2019 15:40

Public health waiting times for elective surgeries steadily rising

Written by James McCay

The time Aussies are spending waiting for care in public hospitals or on elective surgery waiting lists is growing. More Aussies are using the public health system and hospitals are struggling to keep up. Learn more about what drives these waiting times and how patients with private health fare in comparison.

7 Mar 2019 12:52

How do public dental waiting lists compare nationwide?

Written by James McCay

Public waiting list times for dental care in Victoria have grown over recent years, leaving people in limbo while they wait for treatment. In August 2018, the Australian Dental Association (ADA) reported that Victorians were waiting an average of 19.7...

6 Mar 2019 14:31

Are kit homes a solution to Australia’s housing affordability crisis?

Written by James McCay

House prices fell across Australia in 2018, but research shows that housing affordability remains a major concern for Australians. Could alternative home designs such as kit homes be the answer?

1 Feb 2019 12:43

Multiple sclerosis medication now on the PBS

Written by James McCay

From the 1st of January 2019, a new medication to help treat relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) has been added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme to help make it more affordable for those living with this debilitating condition. Read on to learn more.