Brisbane News

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Never a better time than now to lower risk of diabetes

Never a better time than now to lower risk of diabetes

THERE'S no silver bullet for curing Type 2 diabetes, but there are some ways to reduce your chance of being diagnosed with the surprisingly common condition

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Vintage approach to village dementia therapy

Vintage approach to village dementia therapy

TOWN Square in California is a unique and quirky concept for the delivery reminiscence therapy for people with dementia.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Opera inspiration from the bold and beautiful Brett Whiteley

Opera inspiration from the bold and beautiful Brett Whiteley

ELENA Kats-Chernin AO is bringing to the Opera Australia stage in Sydney this month the bold life of an iconic Australian artist in the opera Whiteley.

Fri 5 Jul 2019

The urban village farm an idea for retirement villages

The urban village farm an idea for retirement villages

THE business behind the transformation of a Melbourne Docklands carpark roof into a working farm believe Biofilta system can be used in retirement villages.

Sensory tours for sight impaired

Sensory tours for sight impaired

HAVING sight impairment is no excuse for experiencing Australia's extraordinary east coast with new sensory short breaks.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Upskilling a key to workplace longevity for older workers

Upskilling a key to workplace longevity for older workers

TO GAIN an edge in securing and retaining employment is going to require young and older workers to hone their skills in key areas.

Wed 3 Jul 2019

Act now to avoid a killer lung infection

Act now to avoid a killer lung infection

DON'T tempt waking a sleeping dragon if you are over 65 and have the flu or have a chronic disease; get a pneumococcal injection now.

Tue 2 Jul 2019

Enjoy fine cuisine at Australia's biggest French fest

Enjoy fine cuisine at Australia's biggest French fest

SOUTH Bank takes on a French theme from July 5-7 with the annual Le Festival giving locals a chance to get a real taste of France.

Sun 30 Jun 2019

Group guide: Brisbane

Group guide: Brisbane

GREAT DAY OUT: Members of the Forest Lake Fifty Plus Club pictures at Rocks Riverside Park, enjoyed morning tea before heading off to Newstead House.

Fri 28 Jun 2019

What's on: Brisbane

What's on: Brisbane

A Generous Life examines the legacy and influence of Australian artist, Margaret Olley (1923-2011) and it's on display at GOMA until...

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Find a gymnastics centre near you to get Fitter for Life

Find a gymnastics centre near you to get Fitter for Life

TAILORED fitness sessions for older Australians is being offered by Gymnastics Australia and delivered at clubs and in Aged Care venues.

Mon 24 Jun 2019

Car buyers to be refunded for dodgy cover

Car buyers to be refunded for dodgy cover

TENS of thousands of Australians are about to pocket a refund for car yard add-on insurance, and it's worth checking if you're owed some money.

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Women's home sharing innovation to be trialled in NSW

Women's home sharing innovation to be trialled in NSW

A NEW approach to home sharing for older women is set to be trialled in Wollongong over the next four months.

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Six tips for staying happy and healthy this winter

Six tips for staying happy and healthy this winter

Here's six tips for staying on top of physical and mental health during this winter.

Sounding out classical success

Sounding out classical success

What started as her brother’s dream turned into AWO chief Gabrielle Thompson’s own.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Batteries are future fuel for our cars

Batteries are future fuel for our cars

ELECTRIC vehicles (EVs) are set to change the face of domestic and commercial vehicles in the coming decade.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Global food fighter wants our wisdom

Global food fighter wants our wisdom

AUSTRALIA'S first rescued food supermarket has opened and it's another one of the 'firsts' created by OzHarvest founder, Ronni Kahn.

Mon 17 Jun 2019

There's a reason you may be in the dark about super changes

There's a reason you may be in the dark about super changes

MORE than half of Australians have no idea about a shake-up of superannuation that's due to kick in from July 1.

New app means faster access to after-hours treatment

New app means faster access to after-hours treatment

WHEN you are feeling sick and it can't wait until morning, but your local clinic is closed, there is now an easier way to bring medical care to your door.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Single, childless and 60; what's next?

Single, childless and 60; what's next?

THE journey to my 60th birthday has been momentous with lots of good times mixed in with a fair share of the ordinary.

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