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Keep up or get left behind: Op shop finds an online niche

Op shopping might be all the rage for young hipsters keen to be sustainable, but as the modern market finds other ways to recycle and reuse, op shops will have to get creative to survive. Millicent Spencer reports.

Defying the “dark void”

Websites such as Youtube provide young creators with a platform to share their own content, but more accessibility means more competition. Danny McSweeney reports.

The online fitness fantasy

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to go on social media without getting caught up in the global fitness craze. But becoming obsessed with this trend can be harmful, Kelly Masters reports.

Girl gamers make their play

With gaming culture on the rise in recent years, there is an enduring assumption that the video game sector is male-dominated. This is not the case, writes Emily Swain.

Waiting for the “indiepocalypse”

Australian independent video game developers are facing an event known as the indiepocalypse“, a term coined for the drastically reduced sales expected. Douglas Thompson reports.

The online gambling “habit”

Bright lights, entrancing colours, fun music and the idea of winning thousands and thousands of dollars. Emily Swain reports on the lure of onlne gambling.

Elderly targetted in online scams

Older Australians are struggling to stay safe online, with email deception and a lack of password protection proving to be big problems, writes Madeleine Neale.