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What's Rising

Topical and noteworthy - this is what's trending right now.

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Prime Minister of Australia

12th May 2022

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In your opinion, who do you think will make a better Prime Minister for Australians in general, Scott Morrison or Albert Albanese? Why?

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Paint Pouring

24th Apr 2022

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I have just discovered Acrylic Paint Pouring & I am absolutely in love with this artform. Has anyone else tried a Dutch Pour or a Dirty Pour? Please share your experiences! 🎨🌈

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Naturopath vs doctor

18th Apr 2022

4 Comments

Who would you visit for minor health issues and advice about health a naturopath or doctor and why, given doctors don’t study nutrition in depth

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beer brands

6th Apr 2022

2 Comments

what is the best beer brand for you ?

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Best airline for post-pandemic international travel

31st Mar 2022

4 Comments

What is your favourite airline for post-pandemic international travel?

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Favourite holiday time of year

28th Mar 2022

4 Comments

Hi! What are your prefered times of year to holiday?! :)

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Neurolinguistics Vs. perception

21st Mar 2022

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I would like some feed back on a theory. A person's perception with higher believe systems have a greater chance of being manipulated. e.g. someone that believes in the supernatural are more...

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Best Cars (SUV)

20th Mar 2022

10 Comments

Looking to buy an SUV. What are the best ones around at the moment? Any recommendations? Thanks!

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Climate change and our individual effort.

17th Mar 2022

15 Comments

Climate change has already begun to impact our planet in more ways than we can think. Temperatures continue to rise throughout the planet and we are experiencing changes in precipitation patterns...

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Favorite OTT platform

7th Mar 2022

2 Comments

Which is your OTT platform? Is it Netflix, Amazon prime, Hulu or something else?

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Budgeting during University

12th Feb 2022

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Uni is a time when finances are tight for a lot of students. Between study, work and socialising there are a lot of expenses and little time to earn money for them. How many Uni students actively...

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beauty products

26th Jan 2022

6 Comments

What is the brand of your favorite beauty product?

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Homeschooling

21st Dec 2021

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Let's talk all things homeschooling! What works for your family? Are you homeschooling all your children or does mainstream work well for your other children? Will you eventually homeschool them...

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Australian Environment

1st Dec 2021

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How do you think Australia is doing environmentally wise? Do you think there's, is more we could be doing? Do you think our government could be doing more? What are your opinions on the Australian...

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Tree-change Post Pandemic

12th Nov 2021

18 Comments

Now that the pandemic is over and Australia is starting to open up are you considering moving from the city to the country? Why would you want to change now, is it because you feel safer in a...

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Car Brands

28th Oct 2021

5 Comments

Do you have a car ? What is the brand?

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What are your favourite sustainable brands?

9th Oct 2021

24 Comments

What sustainable brands do you know?

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Businesses and Corporate Social Responsibility

9th Sep 2021

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Hi everyone, What are your thoughts and opinions on supporting business with goods and services which are sent locally, rather than waiting for (possibly) weeks? Any examples of good experiences...

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Are you a night owl or a morning person?

9th Aug 2021

87 Comments

Are you a night owl or a morning person? Why do you think that is? Have you ever purposefully made the switch?

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What was your favourite Tokyo 2020, Olympic moment?

9th Aug 2021

21 Comments

As the Tokyo Olympics draws to a close, we'd love to know - what was your favourite Olympic moment?

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What values/lessons/skills has COVID-19 taught you?

20th Jul 2021

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COVID-19 has dramatically shaken the world. For the last 18 months, we have been surrounded by negative news and stress. Countless people have lost financial, physical, social and emotional...

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Smart Homes & Home Security

24th Jun 2021

27 Comments

What is your opinion on everything becoming connected and "smart"? Is everything in your home "smart"? Are you keeping your home secure with smart technology? What are your thoughts, concerns and...

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How celebrities can affect sponsorship - Cristiano Ronaldo vs. Coca Cola

16th Jun 2021

58 Comments

We'd love to know, in light of the latest video clip of Cristiano Ronaldo removing Coca-Cola bottles from the press conference... Do actions like these affect how you think about products or...

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How comfortable are you dining out now?

14th Jun 2021

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With covid numbers more stable how comfortable are you dining out and would you prefer indoor or outdoor seating. How comfortable are you dining out now?

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COVID and the rise in rental prices

29th May 2021

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I’m genuinely interested in how many people are currently in a rental hardship with the increased rents due to COVID -19 and what you are now doing to help keep the other bills down ? Are you...

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Australian Vaccine Rollout - how do you think we are going?

12th May 2021

70 Comments

Hi all I think the govt has failed us all with an inept strategy to get the vaccine delivered we are the slowest in the developed world. How do you think we are going?

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Driverless Cars

20th Apr 2021

72 Comments

Would you have enough faith in a car to let it do the driving for you? Quite frankly I could not do it. What about you? Would love to hear your thoughts!

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Where are you going to travel to once covid is over and the borders open?

7th Apr 2021

74 Comments

Where are you going to travel to once covid is over and the borders open?

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Favourite Easter Food

3rd Apr 2021

8 Comments

What is your favourite food to buy on for Easter? Hot Cross Buns? Chocolate all weekend?!

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The Big Lap - Road Tripping around Australia tips

15th Mar 2021

17 Comments

For many Aussies, road tripping around Australia or doing 'The Big Lap' is a dream! And because Covid-19 has now greatly limited Aussie's travel options for the foreseeable future, many are making...

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Valentine's Day: love or loathe it?

16th Feb 2021

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Valentine's Day is celebrated by millions of people across the world. So we'd LOVE to know... Do you celebrate it? Do you have any traditions with partners, friends or family? Do you love it? hate...

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Covid-19 vaccine and assistance

3rd Feb 2021

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As many as 4 million Australians are expected to have received COVID-19 vaccines by the end of April, as the federal government is to begin one of the nation’s biggest peacetime logistical...

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Australian household savings have increased; have yours increased? what are your best savings hacks?

28th Jan 2021

43 Comments

After what was a horrible year financially for most (and still is for many), it seems Australian's have refocused and doubled down on their savings, trying to ensure financial security in the wake...

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Can't-put-down best reads of 2020

25th Jan 2021

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What were your can't-put-down best reads in 2020? Did you have more time to read some books during lockdown? What's on your must-read list for 2021?

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Black Friday Sales in Australia

2nd Dec 2020

71 Comments

Data from Australia Post has confirmed trends felt by many retailers, with Cyber Week events growing 31.6 per cent year over year and merged with the traditional holiday peak period, bringing...

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Australian Made

16th Jun 2020

144 Comments

How important is it for you to buy Australian made products? How do you know if something is Australian made? Have you ever thought you were buying an Australian product and then realised that it...

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Worries

19th Mar 2020

108 Comments

It is a very worrying time, with hourly Covid-19 updates bringing even more negativity and uncertainty. There are plenty of things to worry about as we are yet to determine exactly how it will...

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New Years resolutions

15th Jan 2020

79 Comments

Have you made a New Years resolution for 2020? If so, what is your resolution and how is it tracking? Do you think resolutions work?

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Are there too many charities?

11th Dec 2019

14 Comments

There are 56,000 charities OMG in Australia there are approximately 56,000 registered charities. They make up a diverse sector working across Australia and internationally in a broad range of...

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War on waste

3rd Aug 2017

163 Comments

After the recent TV series “The War on Waste”, we’ve been wondering what the Caféstudy community thinks about it. Have you made an effort to reduce the amount of waste your household produces? What...

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Should companies get involved in non-related business issues?

7th Jun 2017

101 Comments

Lately there seems to be more and more companies taking a stand on issues they believe in. Qantas and Ben & Jerry's have both been in the news in the past few weeks for supporting marriage...

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Customer reward schemes - do they influence your shopping decisions?

5th Sep 2016

149 Comments

Cafestudy members we have 10 $15 Giftpax vouchers to give away to the best 10 replies to the following question! How much do customer reward schemes influence you when you are deciding where to...

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Coal Seam Gas Mining

18th Jul 2015

23 Comments

I live in the beautiful Northern Rivers region of NSW (near Byron Bay, Lismore, Nimbin). I am very concerned about the effects of CSG mining, not only in my area, but everywhere it occurs. Some...

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The Great Barrier Reef

11th Oct 2014

7 Comments

The government has given the Great Barrier Reef marine park authority which maintains the reef, the government has taken $3 million dollars from their budget.!!! This has caused many to be sacked...

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What advert made you do something and why?

8th May 2014

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Really simple question this month - what was the last advert that made you do something (i.e buy it, enquire about it, remember it)? What was it, why did you do something and where did you see it?

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Why is everyone so concerned about beauty?

17th Mar 2013

11 Comments

why is everyone so concerned about beauty? why look like other people when you can look yourself?

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How do you celebrate Christmas?

27th Dec 2012

55 Comments

I want to know what you think of Christmas nowadays. People with little or no knowledge of the original definition of Christmas, its original purpose and how it's actually celebrated. The focus...

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Muscle soreness after you work out

22nd Mar 2012

23 Comments

Tips on how to prevent and recover from muscle soreness!

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Supermarket Packaging and it's impact

26th Jan 2012

15 Comments

Supermarket packaging of bakery, meat and some fruit and vegetable seems to be excessive. What do you think?

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