Go55s - For the active over 55s
THE OUTBACK ODYSSEY THAT HELPS KEEP THE FLYING DOCTOR IN THE AIR

THE OUTBACK ODYSSEY THAT HELPS KEEP THE FLYING DOCTOR IN THE AIR

JOHN McNAMEE reports on an iconic road event throughout the heart of Australia The 40-odd kids from the tiny bush community of Boulia, 300km...
Flexibility and Choice in Retirement Living

Flexibility and Choice in Retirement Living

At Fresh Hope Care we recognise the idea of spending your retirement years hassle free, in a like-minded, friendly and active community soun...
Actor shines the spotlight on gifts in wills

Actor shines the spotlight on gifts in wills

Former Sydney Ensemble Theatre actor Michael Ross is taking a leading role when it comes to charities.
Pyrmont Festival returns with fine food and wine in the sunshine

Pyrmont Festival returns with fine food and wine in the sunshine

Pyrmont Festival (20 Sept – 6 Oct) returns later this month, to serve up a slice of Pyrmont’s finest food, wine and culture by the harbo...
The Ragged Thirteen: “Tea and Sugar” Bushrangers

The Ragged Thirteen: “Tea and Sugar” Bushrangers

Part legend, part fact, their adventures embellished and exaggerated around a thousand campfires, the story of the Ragged Thirteen has been...
Four fabulous movies to catch in the cinema soon (and most of them are Australian!)

Four fabulous movies to catch in the cinema soon (and most of them are Australian!)

Having just spent a glorious couple of weekends immersed in all manner of films at the Melbourne International Film Festival, I’m perfectl...
Becoming a Novelist

Becoming a Novelist

When the offspring do the right thing – find employment and leave home – when careers wind down, and retirement beckons;
The best modern day card games and board games for all ages.

The best modern day card games and board games for all ages.

From locally designed games to instant cult classics, there’s a slew of exciting new games on the market, so gather your friends and resis...
Making your home safer as we age

Making your home safer as we age

Home renovations often centre on upgrading the kitchen cabinets or selecting a new paint colour for the bedroom, but as long as you are at i...
Take my money! Four of the best Australian online shopping experiences

Take my money! Four of the best Australian online shopping experiences

No matter how old you are, the thrill of receiving something in the mail never fades, which probably goes partway to explaining the explodin...
Great ways to get involved in your local community

Great ways to get involved in your local community

A sense of belonging doesn’t just come out of nowhere. If you’re looking to feel the community pulse and expand your social network, you...
Leave the pace of modern life behind….

Leave the pace of modern life behind….

When you visit World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island (LHI), a lush natural paradise less than two hours by plane from Sydney.
MELBOURNE’S STAR SHINES AGAIN

MELBOURNE’S STAR SHINES AGAIN

Have you ever thought of Melbourne’s Docklands area as a must-see tourist destination…somewhere you’d choose to stay, play and eat rig...
Touring South-Western Queensland

Touring South-Western Queensland

In 1868, Patsy Durack and his brother-in-law, John Costello, left their homes in the Goulburn area, and headed up into Western Queensland, l...
Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women spend a lifetime looking after others and often ignore their own wellbeing. Below we look at women’s health issues after 55 and how...
Five Classic Australian Novels

Five Classic Australian Novels

Given the thousands of Australian novels in print, hundreds of which deserve to be called “classics,” it’s not easy to choose just fiv...
Winter warmers! Three simple, healthy and hearty meals to enjoy this season …

Winter warmers! Three simple, healthy and hearty meals to enjoy this season …

One of the things that stood out after a recent trip to Hobart was the great winter warming food available all across the city.
IT’S A FLAMIN’ CRIME…

IT’S A FLAMIN’ CRIME…

THEY’VE TAKEN THE SIZZLE OUT OF THE BACKYARD BARBY! JOHN McNAMEE LAMENTS THE PASSING OF THE CHARRED CHOP AND THE BURNT SNAG… Dad used to...
HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS!

HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS!

WHY THE WORLD OF SCIENCE OWES A MAJOR DEBT TO OUR ORIGINAL INDIGENOUS ZOOLOGISTS JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS A major new book has chronicled for th...
More information please! Five alternative sources to get your news fix …

More information please! Five alternative sources to get your news fix …

We’re firmly in the age of ‘fake news’, information overload and its associated information anxiety, and frankly it’s exhausting.

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