Dean Heckscher

Dean Heckscher Dean Heckscher is a Canstar Blue journalist covering everything from fitness to retail and the auto industry. He has a dual degree in Business and Creative & Professional Writing from the Queensland University of Technology and is passionate about helping Australian consumers make more-informed purchase decisions, whether it’s in a supermarket aisle or car showroom. Dean also leads Canstar Blue’s content projects team, bringing several new topics to the top of the agenda.

Hyundai reveals Australia’s cheapest electric car

Posted by November 30th 2018

Electricity prices may be going up, but Australia has a new cheapest electric vehicle. The Hyundai Ioniq – priced at $44,990 before on-road costs – has beaten out the previous title holder, Renault, by $2,500, with …

Vikings season five arrives on Netflix Australia

Posted by March 31st 2020

Sound the horns and raise the banners, Vikings is back on Netflix! The popular historical drama will return for part two of its fifth season on November 30, with a sixth season already approved. While we unfortunately …

Hungry Jack’s now available on Menulog

Posted by November 30th 2018

Ever wanted a Whopper burger late at night, but didn’t have the energy to get off the couch? Well, you’re in luck because fast food chain Hungry Jack's is now available on Menulog. Inking an exclusive …

Woolworths Rewards now available at Big W

Posted by November 28th 2018

Woolworths customers can now start saving money at Big W, with the supermarket chain expanding its loyalty Rewards program. Woolworths has expanded its Rewards system to more than 2,500 Big W locations around Australia, allowing shoppers …

Bargain Electronics in Kogan Black Friday sales

Posted by November 26th 2018

Some of the biggest bargains you can pick up over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are electronics, and savvy consumers will be eyeing off potential deals on all types of gadgets for in …

Bargain TVs in Kogan Black Friday sales

Posted by November 23rd 2018

Home to year-round bargains, online retailer Kogan looks to have turned it up a notch over its Black Friday sales, offering further discounts on its range for bargain-savvy consumers. And while there’s plenty on offer, …

What is Kombucha and should you drink it?

Posted by February 11th 2019

With the recent health trend, kombucha has flown off supermarket shelves, but just what is it? Find out in this Canstar Blue article.

Kogan reveals huge Black Friday sales bargains

Posted by November 23rd 2018

No Australian retailer has embraced the phenomenon that is Black Friday like Kogan. The online store is always home to some amazingly cheap deals, especially when it comes to electronics. But Black Friday is when …

Creatine guide

Creatine Supplements Explained

Posted by June 24th 2020

The world of supplements can be a tricky one to navigate, especially as there’s more on offer than just protein. Shelves on shelves are stocked with pre-workouts, post-workouts, BCAAs, pills and all forms of other …

Narcos: Mexico arrives on Netflix Australia

Posted by March 16th 2020

Bust out the tequila, the new season of Narcos is here. After the last three seasons of the popular Netflix Original series saw the rise – and fall – of Pablo Escobar and his Colombian drug …