Marika Dobbin

Marika Dobbin

Mass rescue of kayakers in the bay

Marika Dobbin A group of 17 kayakers was rescued on Australia Day after a strong easterly wind change created rough waters on Port Phillip Bay.

Australian honey could be making us sick

Concerns have been raised over Australian honey.

Marika Dobbin Australian honeys are the most contaminated in the world with natural poisons linked to chronic disease including cancer, according to international researchers.

Doctors warn patients to pay up to $62 more for diagnostic and pathology tests

Marika Dobbin The Australian Diagnostic Imaging Association warns the most ill people will be hit hard by the Turnbull government's $650 million healthcare cut.

Evolve hairdressing salons facing the chop as company is liquidated

Evolve Salons came undone by a failed attempt to list on the stock exchange.

Marika Dobbin One of Australia's largest hairdressing franchises, with 53 salons nationwide, is heading into liquidation after its board walked out.

Is your baby ready to read at three months?

Baby

Marika Dobbin A product that says it can teach babies to read from three months old is being sold to parents and used in childcare centres in Australia despite its makers being prosecuted for misleading claims in...

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Gen Y-fi caught in web fixation

smart phone

Marika Dobbin When Melbourne DJ Jade Zoe, 27, goes to sleep at night she sometimes dreams about Facebook.

Australians most vulnerable to virtual stalkers

Internet.

Marika Dobbin Australians are among the world's heaviest internet users but also the most exposed to risks.

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Father knows best as single dads tackle the other glass ceiling

General news bod121221.001.004 For story on dad's group. Pic shows L-R  Dom Crinson swing son, merlin and james vincent swinging daughter ashley with ben hillier and clint greoger in background For story on dad's group. Pic shows L-R Dom Crinson swinging son, Merlin, Clint Greoger with Maki, Jack Ellis with daughter, Marianne and James Vincent with daughters Charlotte and Ashley Pic by

Marika Dobbin Charles Areni was shopping alone in a city department store between Monday meetings when he realised he was being watched.

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Thousands stranded in Fiji as cyclone approaches

Marika Dobbin Thousands of Australian tourist are stranded on Fiji’s main island as deadly cyclone Evan approaches.