Go55s - For the active over 55s
For Greg, Local History is a Buried Treasure

For Greg, Local History is a Buried Treasure

John McNamee reports WHEN you’re an expert genealogist and local historian, there’s always a danger, when you’re digging into your own...
Bards From the Bush – Australian Bush Poetry

Bards From the Bush – Australian Bush Poetry

by Greg Barron There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around That the colt from old Regret had got away And had joined t...
Be your own DIY guru this summer!

Be your own DIY guru this summer!

All work and no play might make Jack financially independent, but he’ll also be a total bore, so here are two very different websites to h...
Getting the Most from Retirement

Getting the Most from Retirement

Own your home? Live on the Pension? Asset rich and cash poor? Thinking of downsizing or renovating, buying a new car or taking a cruise?
HOW A SHIPWRECK SURVIVOR’S STORY LED TO AN ISLAND MASSACRE

HOW A SHIPWRECK SURVIVOR’S STORY LED TO AN ISLAND MASSACRE

No-one knows for certain what fate befell Captain James Fraser after his ship, the Stirling Castle, carrying mainly spirits, foundered on a...
Christmas gifts that won’t gather dust!

Christmas gifts that won’t gather dust!

The days of giving last minute throwaway gifts – just for the sake of ticking people off your Christmas list – are fast disappearing as...
COUNTRY SPIRIT TO BENEFIT BUSHFIRE VICTIMS

COUNTRY SPIRIT TO BENEFIT BUSHFIRE VICTIMS

The country spirit so often seen in times of crisis is again on show today with the announcement of two giant country music concerts to bene...
Tips for travelling solo

Tips for travelling solo

If you are new to it, travelling alone later in life can seem daunting, but in many ways the benefits of travelling as a ‘senior solo&...
Researching Your Family History

Researching Your Family History

by Greg Barron Richer than any fictional story, family history is steeped in the cycles of birth, life, work and death.
A beginner’s guide to eco tourism in Australia

A beginner’s guide to eco tourism in Australia

If you’re looking for some temporary escape from the 9-to-5 and a change from staring at the brick walls of your house in the ’burbs, th...
30 years of cancer research improves outcomes for patients globally

30 years of cancer research improves outcomes for patients globally

Over three decades, TROG Cancer Research has facilitated hundreds of clinical trials, with over 14,500 cancer patients participating across...
Want to see the world but don’t have a travel buddy?

Want to see the world but don’t have a travel buddy?

Two’s a Crowd is just the ticket For many Australians who live alone, travel dreams can take a back seat if you don’t have someone...
Cut it out! @paperboyo

Cut it out! @paperboyo

The London artist slicing it up The sheer volume of content on the web these days makes it difficult to find anything that’s worth a secon...
New Sydney cemetery approved to meet critical shortage of burial plots

New Sydney cemetery approved to meet critical shortage of burial plots

Macarthur Memorial Park is an innovative, sustainable and multi-denominational memorial and parkland destination, designed to honour life, c...
2 in 5 Boomers aren’t confident they will retire at 65 as FCI score worsens

2 in 5 Boomers aren’t confident they will retire at 65 as FCI score worsens

• 55 – 64 year olds scored 51/100 in this year’s FCI compared to 53/100 in 2018 • 39 per cent of Boomers are less confident they wil...
Sugru – the world’s first mouldable glue

Sugru – the world’s first mouldable glue

It may look and feel a bit like Play-Doh, and it’s certainly child’s play to use, but here’s a product that could revolutionise your l...
Play Walking Netball Today

Play Walking Netball Today

One of the best things about the Walking Netball eight-week programs is that participants can join in at any stage throughout the program...
WHEN IT COMES TO DINOSAURS, WE LOVE ROARING FROM THE SWAMP!

WHEN IT COMES TO DINOSAURS, WE LOVE ROARING FROM THE SWAMP!

JOHN McNAMEE ADMITS TO A PRIMEVAL URGE…. It’s called Dinosaur’s Corner and it usually gets busy in the early evening when we’re sett...
GET SET FOR AUSSIES’ TOP SUMMER ADVENTURES

GET SET FOR AUSSIES’ TOP SUMMER ADVENTURES

 JAYCO AUSTRALIA COUNTS DOWN THEIR TOP 10 SUMMER ADVENTURES As the weather begins to warm up, Jayco is encouraging travellers across the co...
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...

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