Unwanted or Just Ungrateful?

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And so, the researchers have been busy and have managed to put a number to the amount of ‘Unwanted Gifts’ given as Christmas presents this year- and it sits at $620 million and growing. Per research on behalf of Gumtree tea towels, candles, bath salts, handkerchiefs, fly catchers and knitted … [Read more...]

Droning On

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Did you or someone you know get a Drone for Christmas? Here’s the thing - there are a bucket of rules that go with the operational aspects of the unmanned flyers and here are some of them for you. You should only fly the drone in a line of sight, that is, where you can see it without the … [Read more...]

Gotta Return That Gift?

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Did you give or receive a Christmas gift that will need to be returned? Per Australian Consumer Law, shoppers are entitled to a refund or replacement if an item is faulty, damaged or dangerous. But we do need to remember that while many retailers are happy to exchange or refund items if you … [Read more...]

Who Has Rudolph’s Rain Coat?

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Well we all know that when it rains Santa dons the Driza-Bone…but what of the reindeer? It’ll be a wet run up to Christmas in Our Towns and a couple of showers expected on the day itself. We’ll see the temps. creep up to the high 30’s but will be saved from those plus 40’s that we saw a few … [Read more...]

‘Fire Up the BARBIE Love’

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The infamous Aussie male catch cry…and the long-held tradition of the sizzling summer BBQ is creating some safety focus as the count down for Christmas kicks in across the region. A spate of recent faults found in gas bottles across the state has led to a Ministerial call for caution these … [Read more...]