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21 August 2017 - Warning Signs for the Chinese Economy

China's economic growth continues to slow down, with the world’s second-largest economy facing headwinds due to the ongoing effects of deleveraging. Despite years of solid growth, cooling property markets and uncertain trade conditions are likely over coming months as policy makers attempt to curb excessive borrowing and industrial overcapacity. Australia is likely to feel the pressure more than most, with one US hedge fund warning of an impending banking crisis in both countries.

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15 August 2017 - Fastest Growing Areas in Australia

The Australian population has grown by 8.8% over the past 5 years, bringing present day numbers to just over 24.5 million people. Despite strong population growth, the distribution of people is far from even as people increasingly gravitate towards large urban centres. Using data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), let's take a look at the fastest growing cities and states in Australia over the last year and the fastest growing local areas over the last five years.

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08 August 2017 - Household Items Causing you Harm

Your home is your sanctuary - the one place where you can relax, unwind, and forget about the troubled world outside. If you're not careful, however, your home can become contaminated and dangerous, through the introduction of household chemicals and other unsafe products. In order to make better decisions for yourself and your family, it's important to understand why these chemicals are dangerous and find safe working alternatives. 

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04 August 2017 - Health Benefits of the Beach

The world is getting faster and more connected all the time, making it more important than ever to slow down and look after your health. As it turns out, spending time at the beach is one of the best ways you can look after yourself, with multiple studies highlighting the physical and mental benefits of time by the ocean. Not only does the beach promote happiness and general wellbeing, it's also a great way to relax, improve brain function, and help fight off infection.

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01 August 2017 - Plastic Pollution Planet

Plastic pollution is getting out of control, with landfills and oceans across the world clogging up with this highly toxic material. Because plastics don't break down like other man-made products, three-quarters of the stuff ends up as waste and only a small proportion is ever recycled or reused. While small efforts are being made to ban plastic bags in Australia and other western countries, much more needs to be done to address this huge and growing problem.

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