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Posted by May 12th 2022

This competition has now closed. Stay tuned for the announcement of the winner! Worried about a winter energy bill shock? Subscribe to Canstar Blue's energy newsletter between the dates of April 21 and May 12, 2022, …


Kmart electric blankets review

Are Kmart electric blankets any good? Review

Posted by March 16th 2022

Keeping warm and cozy on chilly nights requires a few essentials – hot chocolate (not optional), fluffy socks, and of course a good electric blanket. Kmart seasonally stocks cheap and cheerful heated throws and blankets …



kmart steam mops review

Are Kmart steam mops any good? Review

Posted by March 10th 2022

For a cleaning appliance that won’t clear out your wallet, it’s hard to beat Kmart. It's got a variety of handheld and floor cleaners for under $180, with most under the $80 mark. That's around …


Supermarkets run low on insect repellent amid heavy rain & floods

Posted by March 7th 2022

Some supermarkets are sporting bare shelves of mosquito repellent, due to heavy rainfall and floods in parts of Queensland and New South Wales. Shoppers have already reported dwindling stocks of mosquito repellent in southeast QLD including …


Are Kmart clothes dryers any good? Review

Posted by March 3rd 2022

As if Kmart didn’t already have everything, the budget department store now sells whitegoods under the Anko brand online − including clothes dryers! But, are they worth it or a waste of money? Here’s our …


Are Kmart washing machines any good? Review

Posted by February 17th 2022

Just when we thought Kmart couldn’t get any better, the department store now stocks its own range of whitegoods under the Anko brand online, including washing machines! That’s right, you can now buy a washer …


Are Kmart dishwashers any good? Review

Are Kmart dishwashers any good? Review

Posted by February 17th 2022

Kmart may be best known for its cheap and cheerful appliances and trendy homewares, and now the department store has its own range of whitegoods under the Anko brand online, which includes a freestanding dishwasher …