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6 Best Bathroom Scales in Australia 2020: From $40

Best bathroom scales in Australia

How did we pick this list?

Our expert team chose the best bathroom scales from a wide range of reputable brands, based on high ratings and an average 70% customer approval rate 4.3 or more from Amazon customers. To help you find the best bathroom scale, we based our findings on design, features and cost. We read hundreds of customer and expert reviews on bathroom scales and came up with the six best for your fitness and weight loss goals.

Read more detail on our methodology below.

Best overall bathroom scale: Withings Body+ Smart Bathroom Scale

Withings Body+ Smart Bathroom Scale

  • Gives you full body analysis
  • Has a companion app for easier tracking
  • Set-up can be tricky for novices
  • Some customers say the body composition percentages are not easy to understand

Price (RRP): $179.95

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Australia should brace for a wave of business failures and growing mortgage stress, the RBA warns, as support measures fall away


Australia’s central bank expects the number of small business failures will “rise substantially” as income and loan pressure builds.

With income support measures and more than $200 billion in loan deferrals set to expire, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) says between 10% and 15% of businesses in hard-hit sectors won’t make it as they run out of cash.

“These businesses are in a tenuous position and are particularly vulnerable to a further deterioration in trading conditions or the removal of support measures,” the RBA wrote in its Financial Stability Review published on Friday.

“Survey evidence indicates that about one-quarter of small businesses currently receiving income support would close if the support measures were removed now, before an improvement in trading conditions.”

While the RBA acknowledged there was “a high degree of uncertainty about the magnitude and timing” of those failures, the prognosis doesn’t look good.

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Netball Australia commits to making Indigenous improvements | Sport

Netball Australia has devised a “declaration of commitment” to improving Indigenous representation and diversity in the sport.

Super Netball came under fire recently for using the competition’s only Indigenous player, Jemma Mi Mi, in promotions for their Indigenous round, only for the Queensland Firebirds to not play her.

There have only been two Indigenous players – Marcia Ella-Duncan and Sharon Finnan-White – in the national team, and none since the 1990s.

The former Diamonds have been vocal about the lack of action by Netball Australia, which prompted the review into the sport’s lack of diversity and the declaration, announced on Tuesday.

While participation rates show 4% of the netball community is Indigenous, this does not translate to elite levels.

The “declaration of commitment” is a pledge from a coalition of 20 of netball’s peak organisations to take significant action to break down the barriers that have prevented Aboriginal and Torres

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Sprawling Brooklyn townhouses dominated the borough’s high-end sales market last week, when 16 homes asking $2 million or more found buyers, according to Compass’s weekly report on the borough’s luxury contracts. All but three of those were for townhouses. The priciest home to find a buyer in Brooklyn last week was a 22-foot-wide townhouse in Fort Greene last asking $4.6 million. The Real Deal

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