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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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!