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Baby Boomers Dominate Pet Sharing Economy

Baby Boomers Dominate Pet Sharing Economy

The sharing economy isn’t just for Gen Y’s as would be retirees are now working smarter not harder.
Bubbles for brain health and other health promises

Bubbles for brain health and other health promises

By Lyndal Phillips | September 2017 Top 5 intriguing health claims that help justify responsibly indulging!
My Fair Lady Returns

My Fair Lady Returns

After a record breaking season last year, the 60th anniversary revival of Lerner & Loewe’s “My Fair Lady” is now playing at Sydney...
Cradle To Coast Tasting Trail

Cradle To Coast Tasting Trail

Include Tasmania’s north-west in your next holiday plans and let your taste-buds explore one of Australia’s most fertile agricultural re...
Local branches celebrate National Meals on Wheels Day

Local branches celebrate National Meals on Wheels Day

National Meals on Wheels Day (Wednesday 30th August) celebrates the ongoing efforts and dedication of some 75,000 Meals on Wheels volunteers...
MAKING A MEAL OUT OF A RESTAURANT EATING EXPERIENCE

MAKING A MEAL OUT OF A RESTAURANT EATING EXPERIENCE

AND JOHN McNAMEE EXPLAINS HOW HE DAILY RISKS THE WRATH OF THE BARISTAS! Telling a barista just how you’d like your cappuccino, especially...
HAUNTING IMAGES OF THE WAR THAT TORE APART A NATION

HAUNTING IMAGES OF THE WAR THAT TORE APART A NATION

JOHN McNAMEE TALKS TO AN ACCLAIMED HISTORIAN ABOUT HIS COMPELLING NEW BOOK The three men of the 8th Light Horse are huddled together in a sh...
THE NIGHT OF THE BIG KANGAROO KILL

THE NIGHT OF THE BIG KANGAROO KILL

WHY JOHN McNAMEE CAN STILL REMEMBER THE CRACK OF THE HIGH-POWERED RIFLES The glaring spot lights were attached with fencing wire to a metal...
HONESTLY, IT’S THE BEST WAY TO GO!

HONESTLY, IT’S THE BEST WAY TO GO!

PIONEERING PROFESSOR EXPLODES SOME MYTHS ABOUT END-OF-LIFE CARE JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS Many of the frail elderly people admitted to hospital i...
How to write your obituary now for later

How to write your obituary now for later

By Lyndal Phillips Writing your own obituary There are many reasons why an increasing number of people are choosing to write their own obitu...
2018 Tamworth Country Music Festival – Something For Everyone!

2018 Tamworth Country Music Festival – Something For Everyone!

Toyota Country Music Festival’s first line-up and tickets on sale announcement is here and it’s big!! 
Dmitry Sinkovsky: The Singing Violin

Dmitry Sinkovsky: The Singing Violin

A magical evening of music which had the audience clamouring for more was performed at the City Recital Hall in Angel Place recently when Th...
Lisa Wilkinson Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Lisa Wilkinson Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Prior to the announcement of the Archibald Prize winner each year, I always look forward to learning which painting receives the honour of b...
Stay warm and keep your home energy costs down

Stay warm and keep your home energy costs down

This is not another article on ditching your electric blanket for a hot water bottle and blocking cold breezes from under doors.
HOW CAPTAIN JACKA HELPED FORGE THE SPIRIT OF THE ANZACS

HOW CAPTAIN JACKA HELPED FORGE THE SPIRIT OF THE ANZACS

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON A MOVING EXHIBITION OF WARTIME MEMORIES Lance Corporal Albert Jacka, aged 21, had only four men left with him in the...
WHY THE OLD MUSIC MEMORIES CAME ROLLING OUT….

WHY THE OLD MUSIC MEMORIES CAME ROLLING OUT….

A NOSTALGIC JOHN McNAMEE TELLS HOW A CLASSIC SONG STRUCK A FAMILIAR CHORD It was one of those wet Sunday afternoons and a few of us old hand...
FROM ROYAL REDCOATS TO RODNEY’S ONE-DAY PYJAMAS

FROM ROYAL REDCOATS TO RODNEY’S ONE-DAY PYJAMAS

THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA’S UNIFORMS IS A VIVID SPECTACLE OF COLOUR AND CULTURE JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS From the gorgeous gold-braided scarlet...
How to pick the right streaming service for you

How to pick the right streaming service for you

Remember the days when you may have described people by categories like a dog person or a cat person?
THE ‘PHANTOM OF THE OPERA’ MASK THAT HELPED BARRY BEAT CANCER

THE ‘PHANTOM OF THE OPERA’ MASK THAT HELPED BARRY BEAT CANCER

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON HOW MYSTICAL BELIEFS LED TO A REMARKABLE SURVIVAL STORY Throat cancer survivor Barry Eaton says having to wear a “...
Staying Young at Art at NERAM

Staying Young at Art at NERAM

Older residents of the New England region are invited to attend a special new Creative Ageing Morning Tea at the New England Regional Art Mu...