Brisbane News

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Top tips for fishing the Snowy Mountains

Top tips for fishing the Snowy Mountains

THE NSW high country is a personal favourite of mine. If you enjoy freshwater trout fishing then this is one of the premier places in the country to travel to.

Vigilance and wariness are keys to fighting scams

Vigilance and wariness are keys to fighting scams

IT SEEMS every week there is a new scam warning issued. What this shows is that scams are increasing and so too are the number of people caught up in them.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

Keep the brain youthful through play

Keep the brain youthful through play

IT'S okay to play games. They're very good for the mind, particularly computer-based games.

Led by the chin: Kerry O'Brien details life in the news

Led by the chin: Kerry O'Brien details life in the news

MY INITIAL initial review of the book indicates it will be a great read of the journalist's journey through Australia's political, media and cultural evolution.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Learn how to manage your cramps

Learn how to manage your cramps

CRAMPS are fairly common among older Australians; almost 50 per cent of us suffer the often incredibly painful spasming of the muscles.

Franking credit crunch hardest hit will be in the middle

Franking credit crunch hardest hit will be in the middle

IF THE ALP comes to power and ­delivers on its threat to scrap cash rebates on franking credits, what could you do?

Tue 4 Dec 2018

What's on: Brisbane

What's on: Brisbane

ARTIST, Deb Mostert has an exhibition, Australien Future - Tales of Migration, which focusses on people, birds and memory at the Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland.

Return to work program for Veterans

Return to work program for Veterans

A NEW government program provides an opportunity for older Veterans to return to work or seek new work across government and private industry sectors.

Tips to get your grandkids reading this Christmas

Tips to get your grandkids reading this Christmas

CAN you imagine anything more pleasurable than being a part of your grandchild's development of competent reading skills which will set them up for life?

Peanut chikki treat

Peanut chikki treat

A TRADITION in my family has always been to make Christmas goodies where possible. You save money and everyone I know loves to receive a gift handmade with love

Mon 3 Dec 2018

The money trap: the cost of buying now to pay later

The money trap: the cost of buying now to pay later

THE meteoric rise of the buy now pay later industry is influencing our spending habits - and leaving younger Australians with a fresh source of debt.

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Solo travellers Europe river cruise offer

Solo travellers Europe river cruise offer

TRAVELLING alone is more attractive thanks to Riviera Travel which is offering no-supplement for single bookings on eight of its 2019 European river cruises.

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.

Sun 25 Nov 2018

Add barbecued octopus to your summer BBQ's

Add barbecued octopus to your summer BBQ's

OCTOPUS can be a little confronting for some people, for various reasons – and the flavour is rarely blamed (probably because it’s delicious).

Fri 23 Nov 2018

Revving up to see Vietnam

Revving up to see Vietnam

EVERY visitor to Vietnam has quaked at the tsunami of motor scooters on the roads - and it's not just seniors who are frightened.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

Reduce the affect of arthritis with physiotherapy

Reduce the affect of arthritis with physiotherapy

DURING last month's World Arthritis Day, the Australian Physiotherapy Association called for increased treatment access for sufferers.

Wed 21 Nov 2018

The Aussie icon inspiring your next holiday

The Aussie icon inspiring your next holiday

AUSTRALIAN icon Patti Newton is the proud new ambassador for travel website MyHostedHolidays.com, which allows you to compare guided and hosted holidays.

Enjoy the journey into ageing through new book

Enjoy the journey into ageing through new book

THE NSW Seniors Card Short Story Competition has revealed the hidden talent of the state's older writers who have shared their perspective on Positive Ageing.

Dietitian shares top 10 myths about nutrition for seniors

Dietitian shares top 10 myths about nutrition for seniors

Dietitian and author Ngaire Hobbins shares her top tips from her book, Nutrition for Seniors: A guide to healthy habits for eating well as you age.

Beating the effects of the 'online zombie'

Beating the effects of the 'online zombie'

DO YOU think you are spending too much time online, or, do you even know how much time you spend connected to the Internet of Things?

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