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.

Travellers paying more to fly because of airport fees

Posted by March 21st 2019

Australia’s major airports are making huge profits and passengers are left with higher prices as a result, says the consumer watchdog. According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) annual Airport Monitoring Report, Brisbane, Melbourne, …

Kids watch 800 junk food TV ads a year

Posted by May 30th 2018

Sitting the kids in front of the TV has long been the way of busy parents, allowing a few moments of quiet while Elmo or any other friendly faces keep the kids entertained. But new …

Wine Fridges Guide

Wine Fridges Review & Guide

Posted by October 24th 2019

As wine lovers and wine collectors may know, how you store your wine can mean the difference between enjoying a glass and tipping it down the drain. While most of us are guilty of simply …

Low carb beer might not be as healthy as you think

Posted by May 30th 2018

For those who are torn between getting a six pack of beer and a six pack of abs, you’ll be interested in the latest research from Cancer Council Victoria that claims low-carb beer isn’t as …

Bar Fridges Buying Guide

Bar Fridges Buying Guide

Posted by October 24th 2019

When it comes to entertaining, the bar fridge is one of the most essential appliances a household can have, allowing guests to store and cool their drinks without cluttering up the main fridge. While your …

LG patents foldable smartphone with two screens

Posted by June 6th 2018

The possibilities of the smartphone have doubled, with electronics giant LG successfully patenting a new type of handset that will include two screens, two batteries and two headphone jacks, allowing users to watch two separate …

Stainless Steel Fridges guide

Stainless Steel Fridges Buying Guide

Posted by May 14th 2019

With the kitchen often being the central hub of the household, as well as an area for entertaining, the aesthetic and layout of your kitchen is important. From the lighting, the functionality of the space …

Portable Fridges buying guide

Portable Fridges Buying Guide

Posted by May 14th 2019

When it comes to fridges, portability isn’t exactly what most people look for. But for those who are partial to travel or camping, a portable fridge can be the difference between eating simply and eating …

French Door Fridges Buying Guide

French Door Fridges Buying Guide

Posted by October 23rd 2019

With the wide range of fridges now available, choosing a new one has become a real challenge. While it’s a household necessity, finding a brand, style and model that suits not only your kitchen, but …

Side By Side Fridges Buying Guide

Side by Side Fridges Review & Guide

Posted by May 14th 2019

The fridge is an essential appliance for households, with plenty of brands throwing their hat into the ring to give consumers the perfect fit. Over recent years, a shift away from capacity has occurred, with …