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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...
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...
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...
Bringing Bonfire Night Back, With a Twist

Bringing Bonfire Night Back, With a Twist

Forbes is set to recreate the quintessential Aussie bonfire night, but with a twist. On June 22, Forbes Shire Council is coordinating an ama...
Five great new Australian books to read …

Five great new Australian books to read …

With winter officially upon us, it’s time to indulge in one of life’s simplest yet greatest pleasures – getting lost in a good book!
Three websites to get lost in …

Three websites to get lost in …

We all know how easy it is to “go down the rabbit hole” when it comes to the Internet.
Six months in the south of France – a dream within reach?

Six months in the south of France – a dream within reach?

It’s the stuff of movies and best-selling novels – the sublime lifestyle change to take up temporary residence in a foreign country.
How to find a volunteer opportunity overseas

How to find a volunteer opportunity overseas

Volunteering offers so many benefits beyond the obvious one of helping people and communities in need.
Online dating sites: how to create a profile to attract the right person

Online dating sites: how to create a profile to attract the right person

Your dating profile is the digital equivalent to seeing a gorgeous stranger across the room.
Territory Tribute Pillar Events Set To Spotlight Top End’s Unique Wartime History

Territory Tribute Pillar Events Set To Spotlight Top End’s Unique Wartime History

All Australians, including military history and literary enthusiasts from across the globe are being encouraged to travel to the Northern Te...
DOWN THE TRACK, THE GLORY DAYS OF THE STEAM TRAIN…

DOWN THE TRACK, THE GLORY DAYS OF THE STEAM TRAIN…

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON AN EPIC NEW RAILWAY BOOK..AND STILL FEELS THE SOOT IN HIS EYE!
Wilder than the Wild West

Wilder than the Wild West

Gold Rush on the Palmer River If you wanted to cook up a wild adventure story, start with a Queensland river blessed with rich alluvial gold...
WHY HEATHER KEEPS ON RUNNING FOR HER LIFE!

WHY HEATHER KEEPS ON RUNNING FOR HER LIFE!

“IT’S THE PURE JOY OF IT” SAYS COURAGEOUS CANCER SURVIVOR AND ULTRA-MARATHON QUEEN   THREE years ago we featured on the front pa...
Why Woodworking is a Healthy Hobby for the Active Senior

Why Woodworking is a Healthy Hobby for the Active Senior

The older you get, the more difficult it becomes to do some of the more basic things that you’ve been doing your whole life.
Your 2019 calendar of New South Wales events

Your 2019 calendar of New South Wales events

By Sarah Halfpenny   If you’re not planning an overseas trip this year, why not explore your own backyard?
Tips for coping with the heatwave

Tips for coping with the heatwave

With the mercury soaring Australia wide this week, and the Bureau of Meteorology prediction for heatwaves in all states and territories,...
CAPS – Empowering families to thrive in the face of adversity.

CAPS – Empowering families to thrive in the face of adversity.

Our society is facing significant social and moral challenges. Recently, the historical and ongoing sexual harassment and abuse inflicted by...
Go55s will be at the NSW Seniors Festival

Go55s will be at the NSW Seniors Festival

Go55s is proud to support the Cancer Council at the NSW Seniors Festival Expo this February.
Gift yourself with a four-day DIY wellness retreat

Gift yourself with a four-day DIY wellness retreat

Advertised wellness retreats are mostly out of reach for the budget traveller. With a reputation for being an elitist holiday, most of us ju...