General Seniors News

Mon 21 Jan 2019

‘Intense hot spell’ coming your way

‘Intense hot spell’ coming your way

A BLISTERING run-up to Australia Day could see this January become the hottest ever recorded with upcoming 40C days forecast.

Bali bombing mastermind to walk free from jail

Bali bombing mastermind to walk free from jail

HE'S the spiritual leader of the group that killed 88 Aussies in the 2002 Bali bombing. But now Abu Bakar Bashir will be free within days.

Honest MP’s confession: ‘Politicians do drugs too’

Honest MP’s confession: ‘Politicians do drugs too’

AN elected Australian official has publicly admitted to using illicit drugs in her past in a bid to have a more honest debate about pill-testing.

World's oldest man Masazo Nonaka dead at 113

World's oldest man Masazo Nonaka dead at 113

MASAZO Nonaka, the world's oldest man, has died at his home in northern Japan at the age of 113.

Meet Australia's leading Seniors in 2019

Meet Australia's leading Seniors in 2019

WE ARE proud to introduce you to eight senior Australians who are outstanding contributors to our community and to its wellbeing in a variety of ways.

New credit card rules help put brakes on debt

New credit card rules help put brakes on debt

January 1 saw a raft of new reforms introduced that can help consumers avoid unmanageable credit card debt.

Aiia’s body to be released from coroner

Aiia’s body to be released from coroner

The father of slain international student Aiia Maasarwe says he is living his “worst dream” having to come to Australia to collect her body.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Boy in hospital after dingo attack

Boy in hospital after dingo attack

A six-year-old has been flown to hospital after being bitten by a dingo on his leg while exploring a sand dune on Fraser Island.

Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion are having another baby

Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion are having another baby

THE disgraced former leader's partner Vikki Campion is pregnant with their second child, another boy.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Boosted bowel cancer campaign to tackle testing numbers

Boosted bowel cancer campaign to tackle testing numbers

IT'S THE second most common cause of cancer-related death in Australia, but with early detection bowel cancer can be managed successfully.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Age Care restraint rules on the improve

Age Care restraint rules on the improve

REGULATIONS around the use of chemical and physical restraint in Aged Care will change from July 1 this year.

Trapped toddler’s dad ‘won’t give up’

Trapped toddler’s dad ‘won’t give up’

The father of a two-year-old boy who fell 100m down a well in Spain has hopes an “angel” may keep his son alive, as emergency services face a race against time to...

Australian reported dead in Kenya attack

Australian reported dead in Kenya attack

An Australian man is reportedly among the victims of a deadly siege at a luxury hotel compound in Nairobi, which killed 21 people.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Australian soldier dies in training exercise

Australian soldier dies in training exercise

A routine training exercise at an Army base in central Victoria went horribly wrong yesterday when a soldier collapsed and died.

British MPs reject May's Brexit deal

British MPs reject May's Brexit deal

Brexit has been thrown into chaos after MPs dramatically voted down PM Theresa Maya’s controversial deal to quit the EU.

Environmental awareness eyes on our Great Barrier Reef

Environmental awareness eyes on our Great Barrier Reef

ENVIRONMENTAL champion Mike Middleton, spends every spare private moment he can trying to improve Australia's awareness of the Great Barrier Reef problems.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Huge asteroids alarmingly close to Earth

Huge asteroids alarmingly close to Earth

NASA has identified a trio of space rocks heading our planet’s way tomorrow, and the largest of the series could cause catastrophe if it hit us.

Get to know the causes and solutions for eye dryness

Get to know the causes and solutions for eye dryness

DRY eye, which is common to older people, can be caused by a number of things so eye drops won't necessarily be the best treatment choice.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

PM takes aim against thongs, boardies

PM takes aim against thongs, boardies

THE Prime Minister has gone on the attack against thongs and boardies, making sure new Aussies don't take part in this very Aussie tradition.

Use these tips to save $5000 this year

Use these tips to save $5000 this year

LOW household savings are a real source of financial stress, yet it's possible to grow a pool of cash without having to sell a body part or scrimp on lifestyle.

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