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'Digital divide': Seniors being left behind in modern age

AUSTRALIAN seniors are being torn apart by the ‘digital divide’ with fears many are being left behind in the modern age.

Instead of watching the traffic, how about a movie?

Senior Mercedes engineering executive Jochen Haab with the Level 3 autonomous driving test Sydney to Melbourne last month. Picture: Joshua Dowling

Race to turn your autonomous car into a cinema.

Seniors prove you're never too old to be tech savvy

Tech Savvy Seniors computer course graduates from Ace Community Colleges celebrate their success.

Seniors build confidence with new skills through tech savvy course.

Be Connected in the digital world

GET CONNECTED: Improve your digital skills through Be Connected.

Improve your digital skills through Be Connected.

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'Vibrant' retirement sector celebrated at national awards

THE retirement sector’s commitment to create “vibrant and active communities” has been celebrated at the National Retirement Living Awards.

Scotty Cam searches for the great Aussie shed

BOOKS: Join Scott Cam as he takes you on a journey through his top 20 Aussie sheds.

Check out Scotty's top choices of Australia's backyard icon.

Unretirement: Prolong work life with switch to the country

UNRETIREES: Revived and relaxed and with a whole exciting new world in front of them, unretirees Stuart and Robin Cumming.

It's a new life for the Cummings who have gone from city to country.

The houseplants even a serial plant killer can't destroy

BROWN THUMB PROOF: Most of the time these six plants will survive just about anything a person can throw at them.

Pick up some tips for selecting hardy indoor houseplants.

Great perks come with retiring in Malaysia

The Petronas Twin Towers  in Kuala Lumpur.

Retiring in an overseas location can provide a great lifestyle.

Seniors benefit as Commonwealth Bank removes mortgage fee

FEE SAVING: This week's Commonwealth Bank announcement will be a welcome saving for Seniors with one less bank fee to worry about.

A welcome saving for Seniors with one less bank fee to worry about.

Local volunteers doing their bit to restore Australian bush

THE loss of native Australian bush on the Gold Coast verges on a tragedy but, many opportunities are offered for volunteers to be involved in restoration work.

Tip-toe through the tulips at colourful festival

Festival an explosion of colour in the Dandenong Ranges.

Rainbow of colour at Orchid Show

BURSTING WITH COLOUR: Bailey and Lucas Ehsman admiring some locally grown Orchids.

Come and see a variety of orchids on display from 9.30am, October 7.

Recycle your cuttings to get best out of your garden

RECYCLE AND REUSE: This spring, why not start getting into the habit of recycling your garden cuttings.

Recycle your garden cuttings to help your environment.

Vegemite flavoured icy poles? It's a thing

LOVE Vegemite? Love ice blocks? This latest innovation is for you.

Simple hacks to avoid Christmas weight gain

BYO healthy food.

FOR most of us, our weight is going up every year.

Go on treat yourself

DELICIOUS: Smoked Salmon Bliinis

IT'S that time of year again, it sure does come around fast.

The 12 beers of Christmas

Check out Rowan Schindler's pick for the top beers for Christmas.

Here's a Christmas countdown with a difference.

Grandma's cookbook: Recipes to spark taste buds, memory

The best recipes straight from your grandmother's kitchen.

Tips to keep well while you spend your kids inheritance

JAZZ IT UP: Serve a berry smoothie in a mason jar for something different.

Retirement has arrived, time to enjoy the fruits of your labour.

Best pubs in Queensland: Range forest protects its secret

Tanisha Smith from Eungella gazing out at the picturesque Pioneer Valley which serves as the main view from the hotel's front window.

Patrons can inject a little European glamour into their lives.

Here's some festive ideas to spoil the grandchildren

"WHAT would you like for Christmas?", I ask my grandchildren, expecting a helpful answer. The responses are mixed.

RECIPE: Gluten Free Plum Pudding

Gluten Free Plumb Pudding.

Gluten Free Christmas pudding combines classic Christmas flavours'.

RECIPE: White bean dip

Healthy , delicious white bean dip.

This white bean dip is a play on a dish called musabaha.

End of an era: Oroton put into voluntary administration

Oroton, the once iconic Australian retailer, has gone into voluntary administration.

Oroton was the brand to have in the 1960s and 70s.

What will it cost to run your air conditioner this summer?

HOT SUMMER: Check out and think about your cooling needs before you turn on.

Check out and think about your cooling needs before you turn on.