TELSTRA DOWN? Why mobile, internet, Foxtel may be out

TELSTRA is dealing with a mass outage of its cable and Foxtel networks, prompting a wave of fury from customers.

Apple says Homepod will reinvent music at your place

Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller introduces the HomePod. Picture: Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesSource:AFP

Smart features include the ability to ask for weather and news

US company offers young blood to stop ageing

The FMA said the claimed purpose of the FMP's offer was to set up a chain of renal dialysis clinics in New Zealand.

Turn back the clock with a transfusion of young blood.

DJI Spark: the drone you fly with a wave of your hands

DJI launch of mini drone Spark in Sydney.

Mini camera drone launches in Australia from $859

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Government taking action to alleviate housing stress

OLDER Australians are being caught up in the growing crisis of housing affordability.

Pet owners have lead on positive lifestyle: research

PETS AND AGEING: Pets strengthen the social fabric of our neighbourhoods.

Pets ownership is important to creating liveable neighbourhoods.

Connect with aged care support services

Never too early to learn what aged care services are available.

Online tool helping seniors become money minded

FINANCE: ANZ's Money Minded website has been created to help you build your skills, knowledge and confidence in managing your money.

When a free money tool comes our way, it's well worth checking out.

United voice of seniors to be heard in Canberra

HEARD: L to R Front- Committee Chair Carol Cashman, Ted OBrien MP, John Devers, Margaret Donaldson, Graham YoungBack- Lesley Cowan and Bernard Treston.

LOCAL voices to be heard in Canberra through new over 50s committee.

Older Australians need incentives to downsize

DOWNSIZING: Research shows most seniors are emotionally attached to their home and neighbourhood and don't want to downsize.

INCENTIVES are needed for seniors to sell up the family home.

Winter energy costs relief in sight with one-off payment

WINTER COSTS: The Government is offering a pre-June 30 one-off relief payment.

ONE-off payment to give some relief to winter energy costs.

Coast garden bringing people together

A SENSE of isolation has inspired Jade Li to create a space where people could come together - the Mermaid Waters Multicultural garden.

Plant mimics emotions in mesmerising video

A PLANT has mimicked the range of human emotions felt throughout the day in a mesmerising video. Credit: houseplantjournal - Instagram.

Plant bends and sways as mood changes throughout the day.

Grow your own dwarf citrus trees

There's a new meyer lemon called Lemonicious that produces lots of tangy, juicy fruit, has glossy green leaves and also beautifully-perfumed white flowers in spring. Plus it grows to a very manageable 1m when planted in a pot.

Tips and picks from gardening expert Angie Thomas

Gardening: How to grow your own potatoes

Potatoes are one of the easiest crops to grow and now is the time to begin planting.

This versatile veggie is easy to grow

Python enjoys large lunch in middle of Coast backyard

Mr Karu said the snake took 20 minutes to eat the possum.

Enormous snake devours lunch in backyard to shock of homeowner

Caffeine and obesity link will make you order a double

COULD the answer to Australia’s worsening obesity epidemic be found in the bottom of a coffee cup?

Recipe: Try this warming bread and butter pudding

Matt's Sinclair's bread and butter pudding.

Quick, easy and tasty: it's the dessert anyone can make

Recipe: Cheese scones a Kiwi favourite

Golden savoury cheese scones are a lunchtime treat from New Zealand.

A savoury delight worth from across the Tasman

Aussie gin prove to be tonic to drinking decline

TOP DROP: BYO Cellars manager Dean Miller said Australian gins were selling well. Coffs Harbour, June 7, 2017.

Gin records increase in sales helped on by Aussies

Cheers to Beer and Cider Festival

The Craft Beer and Cider Festival at the Kincumber Hotel promises over 100 varieties of the best craft beer and cider.

Festival a taste sensation for foodies and beer, cider enthusiasts.

Beat the winter blues with perfect pea and ham soup

Delicious and warming Pea and Ham soup

Chilly weather a thing of the past with sensational recipe.

Top tips for saving in the supermarket

SAVVY supermarket shopping really is good for your weekly budget, with households able to achieve savings of on average $2080 per year by shopping smart.

$249 LG K8 smart phone has top selfie camera features

LG K8 will feature auto show and gesture shot features

Aldi Australia promises to fix customers' biggest gripe

Aldi Australia chief executive Tom Daunt.

German retailer revamping its 470 stores around Australia

Top tips for winter soups and one pot meals

TIPS FOR SAVING: One pot meals save a great deal of time and effort.

ONE pot meals save a great deal of time and effort.

Kids addicted to their mobiles? How to shut them down

Japanese company has come up with forceful solution