Eliza Parry Okeden

Eliza Parry Okeden Eliza Parry-Okeden is a Canstar Blue journalist who is in her final year of a dual Bachelor of Law and Media & Communications degree from QUT. Eliza has a wide range of interests across the Blue website and is an avid follower of all things popular culture. As a frequent victim of rash spending, she considers herself somewhat of a professional consumer with a thing or two to learn about saving. Aside from purely selfish motives, Eliza aims to write relatable content that navigates the worlds of finance and spending to help others in the same boat.

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10 best places to visit in outback QLD

Posted by November 4th 2021

Step back in time and discover outback Queensland through an assortment of museums, cultural displays and prehistoric time-capsules dotted across the west. From dinosaurs and preserved fossils to rich indigenous culture and everything in between, …


10 things to see between Perth and Adelaide on the Nullarbor

Posted by November 4th 2021

Nothing encapsulates Dorothea Mackellar’s Australia quite like the drive across the Nullarbor from Perth to Adelaide. With horizons that stretch across sweeping plains that never end and more ragged cliff edges than you can poke …

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10 things you have to see between Cairns and Cape York

Posted by November 4th 2021

Whether you prefer the hum of tropical rainforests or the vast spectacles of the country’s arid centre, the trip to ‘The Tip’ from Cairns has it all. This lush paradise, where two World Heritage Areas …

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10 things to see on the Gibb River Road

Posted by November 4th 2021

An icon of Australia’s outback odysseys, you’d be forgiven for mistaking the Gibb River Road track for an old stock route placed Broome and Kununurra. In fact, that’s exactly what the now-4WD trail was made …

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10 things to see between Brisbane and Sydney

Posted by November 4th 2021

The drive along the Australian Pacific Coast, between Brisbane and Sydney, is the stuff of legend. While the Pacific Highway is approximately 900kms long between the two state capitals, most seasoned roadtrippers recommend taking a …

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How much data does Optus Sport use?

Posted by April 14th 2022

While not as big as other streaming services, Optus Sport has garnered a faithful audience of sports fans in Australia, especially football (or soccer) fanatics after securing the streaming rights to the English Premier League …

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How much data does Uber use?

Posted by September 28th 2020

As the OG ridesharing app, Uber essentially changed the motoring landscape in Australia and looks set to stay competitive in a market that has plenty of wheels to choose from. Despite plenty of ridesharing apps …

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How much data does Snapchat use?

Posted by April 23rd 2020

Since it was created in 2011, Snapchat has remained firmly in the upper echelons of the social media hierarchy, boasting millions of users. While it’s safe to say that the little yellow ghost icon has …

How much data does FaceTime use?

Posted by March 5th 2020

Back in 2010, the FaceTime app changed the way we communicate by allowing us to make high-quality video calls to and from Apple devices – all through an internet connection. These days, FaceTime is available …

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How to watch The Simpsons in Australia

Posted by March 31st 2021

The Simpsons, a dysfunctional, disconcertingly American family, have been keeping us alternatively amused and outraged for over 30 years. And as the world-famous animated sitcom prepares to launch its 31st season in 2020, where can …