Branded grocery item prices are soaring while homebrand versions are dropping in price. Start buying no name to reign those greedy big brands in, says the government. But should we blame brands or the supermarkets?
It is easy to bash the grocery heavies, but to really address the issue of healthy eating, a multi-faceted approach is required -- one that looks at social and health factors as much as economic ones, writes Jon Wardle.
In politics it's the little things that count - little things like an MP spending $7000 a day on a trip to a space launch in the United States. People who find subjects like global warming a bit of a bore can relate to Warren Entsch having a good and expensive time on his farewell overseas trip as an MP.