After months of arguing and negotiating with residents, Sunshine Coast Council today removed and destroyed the original fruit trees growing onto the verge in Buderim’s Urban Food Street. Hitting the community garden initiative at its heart, the property affected belonged to the Urban Food Street founders, Caroline Kemp and Duncan McNaught. The reason for the … Continue reading Council hacks at Urban Food Street
In 2016 nearly 70% of Americans used some form of social media, and the stats are similar here in Australia. With that kind of online presence, it's impossible to deny that social media provides an invaluable means of communication, promotion and branding for businesses. And as of 2016, the majority of Australian businesses had some form of social media … Continue reading Worst PR social media fails
Go-To Skincare The online-only Australian skincare company started selling in 2014 and skyrocketed into the beauty industry, arguably because of its founder's fame. Zoe Foster-Blake was a beauty columnist for Cosmopolitan for many years before deciding to start her own line of products. Now business-woman, mother, and author, she's somewhat of a queen of Instagram. … Continue reading 3 companies nailing social media
10 or 20 years ago, companies relied on traditional forms of advertising and one-way communication to get their brand across to consumers. Nowadays with the reign of social media, one-way communication is no longer a viable option to sustain a brand and sell a product...
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Before embarking on my seven-week trip to Indonesia, I had this idea that I would be entering a fast-paced, stress-inducing, metropolitan newsroom where everyone had an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and truth. But boy, was I way off with that prediction.
March 2013. It was around this time that I developed harsh, cystic acne, and from here began my quest to find the cure. Like most acne sufferers I tried cutting out various food groups, taking vitamins, antibiotics, using plants instead of chemicals on my face, and spending an exorbitant amount of money on different skincare … Continue reading ACNE CURE: My experience with Oratane/Roaccutane
On a wall in my family’s dining room is a mahogany grandfather clock. My father purchased it for my mother 10 years ago and ever since, it has chimed every 15 minutes remaining one of the key talking points of our home. The clock comes from a quaint store in the town of Montville where … Continue reading Montville: a different side to the Sunshine Coast
When did doctors start prioritising money over patient care? It seems that the medical industry is gradually turning into a money-sucking machine with bedside manner and empathy close to extinction. The AMA has recommended a $2 increase in GP fees so that a standard consultation will be $78 as of November 1st. The government rebate … Continue reading Specialist prices neglect care for others
Sitting amongst the hip, new restaurants of Ocean Street lies perhaps the hippest of them all – Junk – a restaurant offering a range of Asian cuisines at reasonable prices. There’s no doubt that the food is delicious both in taste and appearance. I knew about Junk via the countless aesthetically pleasing Instagram posts before … Continue reading RESTAURANT REVIEW: Junk.