General Seniors News

Mon 26 Nov 2018

Help your super shine by getting to know it better

Help your super shine by getting to know it better

THE end of the year can be a cash squeeze. But it's also a good opportunity to take stock, and budget permitting, grow your super.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

Huge dust storm threatens Sydney

Huge dust storm threatens Sydney

Forecasters are warning a massive dust storm — similar 2009’s spectacular red haze — is bearing down on Sydney and Canberra today.

Bali Nine's Renae Lawrence touches down

Bali Nine's Renae Lawrence touches down

BALI Nine drug mule Renae Lawrence has battled through a huge media pack in bizarre scenes after touching down at Brisbane Airport - and things got very tense.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Abbott’s issue with indigenous welcome

Abbott’s issue with indigenous welcome

FORMER prime minister Tony Abbott believes we don’t pray enough and go over the top when acknowledging indigenous culture.

Cops foil plan 'to kill as many as possible'

Cops foil plan 'to kill as many as possible'

VICTORIA Police have arrested three men who were allegedly planning a terror act in Melbourne, a week after the Bourke St attack.

‘We’re full’: PM’s population bombshell

‘We’re full’: PM’s population bombshell

The roads are clogged and the buses are full. Now Australia’s PM has made a bombshell announcement which will shake up immigration.

A refreshing new style for older men

A refreshing new style for older men

Menswear has taken on a whole new look this year. Liberated from the stereotypes of the past, older men are free to explore, design and shape their identity.

Mon 19 Nov 2018

Tragedy: Baby found dead on beach at Gold Coast

Tragedy: Baby found dead on beach at Gold Coast

A COUPLE being questioned over the death of a baby on a Gold Coast beach are ‘known to police’, says the officer heading the investigation.

Resist the urge to panic as sharemarket goes low

Resist the urge to panic as sharemarket goes low

THE Australian sharemarket has taken a dip in the past few weeks but it pays to keep things in perspective.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Major boost to 'make a big difference to a carer’s life'

Major boost to 'make a big difference to a carer’s life'

THE Federal Government is hoping to “make a big difference to a carer’s life” after announcing a massive boost to community and not-for-profit organisations.

Taking care of the carers is also essential

Taking care of the carers is also essential

CARING for elderly parents can take a toll that often sneaks up without the carer realising what has happened

Wed 14 Nov 2018

'Miserable view': Former PM slams proposals for retirement

'Miserable view': Former PM slams proposals for retirement

FORMER prime minister Paul Keating has blasted a report that supports raising the retirement age as having a “miserable view” of society.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Separated twins ‘reach for each other’

Separated twins ‘reach for each other’

Heartwarming moment as separated twins stayed lying together, three days after surgery, reaching across as they did when they were joined.

Stan Lee tribute: Take the ultimate Marvel quiz

Stan Lee tribute: Take the ultimate Marvel quiz

Stan Lee gave the world joy through his comic books - Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, Black Panther and more - but his final years were fraught with trauma.

Bourke St driver found guilty of six murders

Bourke St driver found guilty of six murders

James Gargasoulas, who went on a rampage through Melbourne’s Bourke St and mowed down pedestrians, has been found guilty.

PM reverses Foodbank funding cut

PM reverses Foodbank funding cut

SCOTT Morrison has abruptly reversed funding cuts to the food charity Foodbank after a swift backlash from the public.

Ex-ABC boss alleges ‘icky’ touching; claim denied

Ex-ABC boss alleges ‘icky’ touching; claim denied

Michelle Guthrie believes she was sacked from ABC partly because she had accused then-Chairman Justin Milne of “inappropriately touching” her, a claim he denies

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Scrooge may have been onto something

Scrooge may have been onto something

IT COULD pay to hang out some of your smaller stockings for Santa Claus this year.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Humble trolley man: ‘I’m no hero’

Humble trolley man: ‘I’m no hero’

THE man who took on a terrorist with a shopping trolley during the deadly Melbourne terror attack is homeless with few possessions.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

‘Whole house shaking’: Earthquake rocks WA

‘Whole house shaking’: Earthquake rocks WA

AN EARTHQUAKE hit parts of Western Australia this morning, waking thousands of people up as tremors shook their homes.

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