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There’s a yawning gap in the plan to keep older Australians working

The average age that Australians retire has risen significantly over the past decade..

Australian workers favour praise over perks, Hays finds

Research shows workers stays in a company two to four years longer when they are recognised for a job well done.

Conditions built into Frydenberg’s okay for Chinese baby formula takeover

Strict, legally enforceable conditions, have been set by the treasurer, which have provided critics with a degree of rea...

Kombucha, kefir and kimchi: how fermented foods could be harmful

Could the tide be turning on probiotic foods?

Fewer retailers expecting a merry Christmas: Deloitte

Retailers have adjusted their expectations after a patchy 2019.

The milk, the whole milk and nothing but the milk: the story behind our dairy woes

In four years, the number of dairy farmers in Australia dropped by 9 per cent.

Aldi and Woolworths among Australia’s most trusted brands

Retail, supermarkets and consumer products are Australia's most trusted industries according to the latest research from...

Australians view egg farms as better for the environment

CSIRO report finds Aussies are more trustful of the egg industry.

Recycling plastic bottles is good, but reusing them is better

To really reduce plastic packaging, we need to find ways to alter the routines, rather than directly substituting indivi...

Sexualised and stereotyped: why Australian advertising is stuck in a sexist past

The Ad Standards code only considers ads in isolation. It doesn’t take into account their cumulative effect.

Demand for meat alternatives on the rise as eating habits change

Only one in five Kiwis have tried a meat alternative product.

More than half of casual workers feel disengaged at work

Australian retailers could be doing more to keep casual staff engaged at work, report finds.

Product recalls in Australia hit record levels

The number of product recalls in the food industry have risen significantly in the last three years, largely due to unde...

The ethics of the 4 day work week. It’s not just about the hours

Report describes fewer work hours as a win-win – improving productivity for employers while giving employees what they w...

Can dairy foods increase the risk of prostate cancer?

A closer look at recent warnings claiming a diet high in dairy foods may increase men’s risk of prostate cancer

Botanix shares crash on acne study results

Investors flee as antimicrobial skin gel fails to deliver in clinical trial.

Is big alcohol claiming drinking is safer than it really is?

The alcohol industry has labelled the current guidelines as harsh and voiced concern that they may be tightened further.

European brands tap into premium chocolate market

Dark chocolate production increases in push towards premium.

Urgent need to focus on food insecurity – Monash University

Advocacy groups and Monash University urge the government to tackle food insecurity on World Food Day.

How remote working can increase stress and reduce well-being

Growing concerns that people’s mental health and well-being can take a hit when working remotely.