The reality of the changes to the Aged Pension will kick in next week with the first payments under the new assets test system due during the week.
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SBS newsreader Lee Lin Chin offers up satirical tips and quips.
Amateur history buff enjoys finding 70+ year-old magazines.
HAVE you ever wanted to live in a private resort with a stunning beach just a stroll from your front door?
"Everything locks up; then a ransom note comes up."
INNOVATIVE therapy is assisting diabetes and cancer suffers.
Bed and breakfasts and holiday homes proven popular
GOLD Coast Hinterland Heritage Museum ready to celebrate Aussie Day.
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CAESAR salad is always a winning meal on hot summer's day or night.
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EASY to prepare recipes will have your table laden with treats.
ENTHUSIASM is hotting up for the Sunshine Coast's 50th anniversary celebrations which officially start on August 1.
LAWYERS are at the ready, as divorce rates rocket during January.
FERRARI that appeared on classic detective show goes to auction.
SCAR treatment study finds natural solution to wrinkles.
FAMOUS WWII journalist Clare Hollingworth has died, aged 105.
SUNSHINE Coast residents asked to help with Italian POW history.
HEALTH survey finds sweet buns are out, fresh fruit and veg are in.
GROUP secures the lease for a parcel of land at the old Wynnum Manly Bowls Club.
SALES of book about native bees have gone through the roof.
AUSTRALIA Day should be January 1 - the day we became a nation.
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THE fact we have gotten through another year is reason to celebrate.
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THE Ghan takes you across Australia with style, variety and tables of gourmet treats
JAPANESE women give tourists a visual experience of their fantasies.
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FROM markets, gardens and museums, there's so much to explore.
EVENTS and community groups around the Toowoomba region.
BOOK in for a breast screen and you could win beauty products.
HOAXES are out and literacy is in, as part of new Facebook changes.
THREE days of celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, culinary presentations and more than 80 exhibitors showcasing their products, food and wine.
OFFERING domestic assistance and social outings for over 60s.
FROM urban artist Banksy to a health and spirituality festival.
DON Power first joined the Surf Life Savers in 1983.
PROTEST groups prepare for a big fight to save Broadwater.
BASED on the past three years, health insurance premiums are set to rise as pressure mounts from insurers.
ADD five years to your life courtesy of your grand-kids.
SCIENTISTS claim how we think is linked with how we eat.
QUEENSLAND seniors can look forward to a government discount.
ANN RICKARD tries and fails to take a leap of faith while at sea.
REGULAR resistance exercise can help your brain work better.
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NASA moon mission pilot Gene Cernan, who was the last man to set foot on the moon and whose footprints remain on the surface, has died.
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LENNOX Head theatre will come alive with up to 30 exciting creatives
ARTIST creates her own botanical world with water colours.
AUDITIONS not required to join community choirs.
COUPLE riding the waves of history from Broadwater.
A GUIDE to the markets held from Port Macquarie to Yamba.
REGULAR weight-bearing and resistance exercises are the key to stronger bones.
WINNERS of our caravan competition enjoy fun start to the new year.
DOOR-TO-DOOR salesman ordered to cease trading for five years.
RED wine, olive oil and fresh food are all you need to live longer.
MARIE Gordon has spent the past 25 years helping the elderly.
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SERVICE provides local residents with renewed independence.
THE WORLD’S ageing population is starting to impact on religious trends, and on community social and economic decisions.
SENIORS will be able to receive care from a provider of their choice
ESCAPE the heat of the kitchen and dine out on the Central Coast.
Sailors turned bumbling pirates try their hand at bird smuggling
THE Gwandalan Country Music Festival will be staged on January 14.
EACH month features tips to address local road safety issues.
INNOVATIVE approach taken to tackle graffiti in the Toukley region.
Sandy Gallop greenkeeper wrestles with beastly serpent from the deep
"There were three or four contorted bodies on the ground.”
A-listers join thousands protesting incoming President
'Months after the procedure, I was terrified of what I looked like'
Trump has vowed to tackle the North Korean ‘problem’ once in power
When bullying takes place, physiological, psychological and social damage is the result.
I'd say we will have a change of government if it isn't addressed.
Clearly, pollies think the ordinary taxpayer is stupid and gullible.
It's debatable how pensioners will fair under super tax changes.
OPINION: Why not just shovel cash into the jet engine as they leave?
The latest MLA Australia Day ad is as controversial as ever
NEW model of funding for affordable housing being considered.