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.

Empty Gym

What does coronavirus mean for your gym membership?

Posted by June 24th 2020

Gyms across Australia are temporarily shutting their doors on the advice of various government and health officials, affecting the daily routines of many fitness buffs around the country. And since it’ll be a while before …

NRL 2020

How to watch the 2020 NRL season

Posted by May 18th 2020

Find out where and how to watch all the big moments of the upcoming NRL season, including Nine, Foxtel and Kayo.

Pouring Oil into Engine

Motor Oil Guide: What’s best for your engine?

Posted by March 17th 2020

For some, under the car hood is unknown territory, a place where you only go if you really need to. But regardless of how much you know about your car, what oil your car takes …


What’s the deal with Telstra and Foxtel?

Posted by March 17th 2020

Starting as a joint venture between News Corporation (now known as News Corp) and Telstra back in 1995, Foxtel – which gets half its name from ‘Tel’stra – has long been mainstay within the Australian …

How to watch the Australian F1 Grand Prix

Posted by March 31st 2020

Strap yourselves in racing fans, the 2020 Formula 1 season is about to get the green light in Melbourne with the Australian Grand Prix. The first race of the calendar, the Australian Grand Prix, hits …

Australian Telco Industry Explained

Posted by June 9th 2020

Learn about the Australian telco industry, and which providers might be the best fit for you in terms of features and coverage.

Cricket Australia

‘The Test’ set to face first ball on Amazon Prime

Posted by March 31st 2020

The 2018 tour of South Africa will forever be a dark time for Australian cricket, up there with the 2005 Ashes loss and the underarm incident of 1981. Marred by the ball tampering scandal, which …

Car tracking app

Car Tracker Buying Guide

Posted by March 5th 2020

While rolling up the windows and locking the car may be enough peace of mind for most of us, installing a few additional devices and deterrents on your set of wheels could help you avoid …

NFL Combine

How to watch the NFL Combine in Australia

Posted by March 31st 2020

The NFL is big business, so much so that even at college level, American Football is a popular pastime for even those outside of the U.S. But for those who really like their football, the …