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latest blog posts by Neer Korn

  • Government at odds with public on climate change

    • June 20, 2014
    • Neer Korn

    While they offer varying opinions on the causes and effects of global warming, most Australians readily acknowledge it is happening and think we should do something about it. The overwhelming majority believe the government strongly disagrees with them. They have concluded the previous government’s carbon tax was not the answer. All that seemed to do is raise energy prices and do nothing of any substantial value for the environment.

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  • The issue Australian mums are angriest about

    • May 27, 2014
    • Neer Korn

    There is one issue above all else that gets the overwhelming majority of Australian mums riled. When it comes to the immunisation of children they are extremely vocal and have little tolerance for those that choose not to immunise. This is one area where they seek legislative intervention to make it compulsory.

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  • We Think We Are Eating Healthier. But Are We?

    • March 24, 2014
    • Neer Korn

    Australian consumers firmly believe they have changed their eating behaviour for the better. They say they are paying greater attention to what they eat, reading product labels, seeking out foods with healthier ingredients and cutting down on those that are less nutritious. Their attitudes, however, do not match their actual consumption. Inherently people will overstate positive behaviours and understate negative ones. In other words, they want to believe they are getting healthier.

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  • Work/Life Balance Number One Issue for SINKS/DINKS

    • February 16, 2014
    • Neer Korn

    As part of our latest study (SINKS/DINKS Lifestyle) we conducted an exercise on priorities and aspirations. On a white board were listed around 40 key words and expressions. The group participants, all single and couples in their 20s & 30s and without children, were asked to write down the three which they felt were most relevant to their lives today. These included such things as health and wellbeing, travel, mortgage, debt, family and relationships to name a few. The one most commonly chosen was surprising. Despite none of them having kids, their most significant issue for was achieving work/life balance.

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