Brisbane News

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Managing risk in profoundly changing finance environment

Managing risk in profoundly changing finance environment

IT'S BEEN a week of shake, rattle and roll in the financial sector as the Banking Royal Commission wound to a close.

What's ahead this year for SMSFs?

What's ahead this year for SMSFs?

WITHOUT what seems an unlikely bounce in asset prices, there's probably not a lot of joy for DIY super trustees looking into their crystal balls for 2019.

Sat 9 Feb 2019

Nobody can run forever from both sides of the law

Nobody can run forever from both sides of the law

CLINT Eastwood returns in a crime drama about an elderly war veteran in his 80s who smuggles cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.

Mixing the past sad with the glad

Mixing the past sad with the glad

LOOK up and out is my motto for the rest of the year.

Fri 8 Feb 2019

A windfall awaits many who haven’t registered with Medicare

A windfall awaits many who haven’t registered with Medicare

ABOUT 670,000 Australians are out of pocket by an average of $150 each because they haven’t provided Medicare with their current bank account details.

Go fishing Weipa to Cape Tribulation

Go fishing Weipa to Cape Tribulation

A PLACE every angler has to visit in their lifetime is the Cape York Peninsular.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Leo Sayer onward and upward tour at 70

Leo Sayer onward and upward tour at 70

FANTASTIC, wonderful, the best, no fears looking forward, proud to be 70; Leo Sayer enthuses on the eve of his tour of Australia and New Zealand.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Volunteer to help Befriending researchers

Volunteer to help Befriending researchers

BEFRIENDING is a proposed new approach to helping reduce depression and anxiety in people living in Aged Care.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Australia leads way in dementia high-care

Australia leads way in dementia high-care

NEW Federal Government funding announced today will facilitate the introduction of a world-first Specialist Dementia Care Program.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

Successful relationships are built on more than gifts

Successful relationships are built on more than gifts

VALENTINE'S Day is around the corner, and florists everywhere will be gearing up for a rush of orders, but successful relationships are built on more than gifts

Police leader unretires to take work in critical role

Police leader unretires to take work in critical role

IT WASN'T Andy Henderson's intention to do any more work after 45 years in the police force, but then the former assistant commissioner was headhunted.

Sat 2 Feb 2019

Sydney exhibition opens the world to intricate Chinese art

Sydney exhibition opens the world to intricate Chinese art

INTRICATE, yet simplistic, the collection of unique artefacts from Taipei's National Palace Museum reveals a world as old as 5000 years ago.

David Bowie alumni to tour Australia in May

David Bowie alumni to tour Australia in May

AN extraordinary group of musicians will be touring in May in celebration of the 25th anniversary David Bowie’s Space Oddity bursting onto the world music stage

Fri 1 Feb 2019

Memory being lost during apnoea episodes

Memory being lost during apnoea episodes

SLEEP apnoea is not just about suffering through poor sleep and breathing problems, it's now been found to affect people's memories.

All aboard 8 epic rail journeys

All aboard 8 epic rail journeys

EXOTIC, elegant, exciting, and you have only to unpack once as you travel onboard a luxury train to discover extraordinary destinations.

What home assistance are seniors entitled to?

What home assistance are seniors entitled to?

WHAT form of home assistance are seniors entitled to and who should we contact for help was a question posed to me recently.

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Update your car seat belt settings today

Update your car seat belt settings today

AS our body shape changes we should regularly review the fit of our car seat belt to ensure it gives us the best possible protection.

How to boost your age pension entitlement

How to boost your age pension entitlement

STEP by step Centrelink has been making it harder for people to qualify for the age pension.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Is a long term investment strategy still relevant?

Is a long term investment strategy still relevant?

WE LIVE in a world of change. Against this backdrop of upheaval, is long term investing still relevant?

Sun 27 Jan 2019

Group guide: Brisbane

Group guide: Brisbane

NEW TEAM: Zone councillor Betty presents the new committee for Pine Rivers VIEW club with their badges.

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