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Lantern Clubs

Lantern Clubs

Lantern Clubs are made up of enthusiastic, fun-loving and committed volunteers who fundraise for the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Chil...
Are the baby boomers having a second sexual revolution?

Are the baby boomers having a second sexual revolution?

In a pioneering study, research from the Swinburne University of Technology is investigating the sexuality of heterosexuals aged 45 and abov...
It’s time to plant out your budget friendly summer herb garden

It’s time to plant out your budget friendly summer herb garden

Imagine floating past your barbeque guests, scissors and basket in hand. You’re heading to your thriving kitchen garden.
The ‘Enemy Aliens’ Who Became Part of our Wartime History

The ‘Enemy Aliens’ Who Became Part of our Wartime History

JOHN McNAMEE reports on a fascinating new book   The long journey across the world on board the crowded troopship was described as “n...
Include a Charity Week encourages Australians to consider gifts in wills

Include a Charity Week encourages Australians to consider gifts in wills

Australians are being urged to include their favourite charities in their wills as Include a Charity Week (10-16 September) approaches.
Why Fab’s Got A Ton of Golden Memories!

Why Fab’s Got A Ton of Golden Memories!

JOHN McNAMEE talks to the ‘Poet Laureate’ of Aussie sport   It was a hot November day in 1947 and there was a huge buzz of exciteme...
Are Pets’ Place In Families Changing?

Are Pets’ Place In Families Changing?

The relationship between pets and humans has evolved over many centuries. From trained hunters and service animals, to loyal four-legged fri...
Former Defence worker retires and forges new career in Aged Care

Former Defence worker retires and forges new career in Aged Care

Peter has had a thirty-year career in the Defence Force. As he approached the end of this career, Peter considered the options for the next...
Include A Charity Week

Include A Charity Week

Family’s cerebral approach to gifts in wills When Marelle Thornton AO and her husband Stewart were writing their wills, they didn’t hesi...
When is the best time to sell the home you live in?

When is the best time to sell the home you live in?

When is the best time to sell the home you live in? You’re not going to sell your home because property journalists and commentators are...
How to create an illusion of thicker hair

How to create an illusion of thicker hair

Way back in my late teens, I despised my hair. Queensland humidity was a bully of natural curls.
Include a Charity Week

Include a Charity Week

New research suggests more than 3x as many Australians would leave a gift to charity in their Will New research by the Include a Charity Wee...
Older Australians Reaching for Their Dreams

Older Australians Reaching for Their Dreams

Time is a strange beast. There are periods when life seems endless. There’s a speed-bump when you reach forty, then fifty looms up.
How to reduce your waste with minimal effort: it’s easy peasy

How to reduce your waste with minimal effort: it’s easy peasy

You’re likely to be producing just shy of two (2) tonnes of waste in just one year!
What you need to know about staying safe overseas

What you need to know about staying safe overseas

There is little sign that Australia’s aging population is winding down, as more and more are spending their golden years living out their...
The Day I Pass Dad’s Dipstick Test!

The Day I Pass Dad’s Dipstick Test!

JOHN McNAMEE FONDLY RECALLS THE LONG-LOST TASKS OF YOUTH LENNY used to reverse his old Fargo 10-ton tipper up the narrow street beside our h...
Country Cemeteries & Their Stories

Country Cemeteries & Their Stories

Cemeteries. Fading rows of marble and concrete headstones. Some stand tall, others sag into the red sands of the outback, or black soils of...
What Are the Benefits of Gardening?

What Are the Benefits of Gardening?

As our cultures increasingly become technologically obsessed and nature deprived, now, more than ever, is the best time to engage in benefic...
Thanks For Caring

Thanks For Caring

BUT, SENIORS SAY, MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE FOR HOME PATIENTS SPECIAL NEWS ANALYSIS BY JOHN McNAMEE A RECENT report by National Seniors Australi...
All eyes on the pies – Southern Highlands to become the Southern Pie-lands this week

All eyes on the pies – Southern Highlands to become the Southern Pie-lands this week

The Southern Highlands of NSW is preparing to be renamed the Southern Pie-lands for the month of June with the annual Pie Time celebrations...