Seniors News

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Boris’ rousing bid to become British PM

Boris’ rousing bid to become British PM

Boris Johnson has launched his campaign to become Britain’s next leader by insisting he would get the UK out of the EU by October 31.

Cookbook represents diversity of community

Cookbook represents diversity of community

RECIPES from around the world make up the community cookbook that celebrates the 30th anniversary of the East Creek Community Centre.

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Retreat into winter artistic mode

Retreat into winter artistic mode

CREATIVE out-of-towners, grey nomads and locals are getting ready for the week-long 32nd annual McGregor Winter Arts Retreat in Toowoomba from July1-5.

Tue 11 Jun 2019

‘So grim’: Aussie retail now in recession

‘So grim’: Aussie retail now in recession

The Australian economy has been dealt another blow, with a major bank declaring the retail sector is “clearly in recession”.

Revealing the illustrator behind Mary Poppins

Revealing the illustrator behind Mary Poppins

FOR 54 years, the mousy illustrator Mary Shepard retained an extraordinary relationship with the domineering PL Travers, the author of eight Mary Poppins books.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

Don't miss out on the best Empire Theatre musicals

Don't miss out on the best Empire Theatre musicals

FAVOURITES and surprises will all be part of the Empire Theatre's Daytime Series performance The Best of Empire Musicals which takes to the stage on June 20.

Sun 9 Jun 2019

Top neurosurgeon Charlie Teo under fire, threatens to quit

Top neurosurgeon Charlie Teo under fire, threatens to quit

Celebrity brain surgeon Charlie Teo has said he will quit medicine after accusing the “governing medical bodies” for “gunning for him”.

Chinese warships loading up on baby formula before departure

Chinese warships loading up on baby formula before departure

Chinese military personnel have been spotted loading baby formula and face masks onto a warship before leaving Sydney Harbour.

Prince Louis makes adorable royal debut

Prince Louis makes adorable royal debut

Prince Louis has stolen the show on his first royal engagement as the one-year-old joined Prince George and Princess Charlotte for the Trooping the Colour.

Fri 7 Jun 2019

Short break cruising with friends

Short break cruising with friends

NO MATTER your age, there is something for everyone on a long-weekend cruise on P&O's Pacific Explorer.

Thu 6 Jun 2019

PM mulls law change after raids

PM mulls law change after raids

Scott Morrison has insisted the government had no prior knowledge of AFP raids on journalists and is “absolutely committed” to press freedom.

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Desperate search for missing boy suspended for night

Desperate search for missing boy suspended for night

POLICE have suspended a search at last light this evening for the two-year-old boy missing in remote western Queensland.

'Chilling' scope of AFP crackdown

'Chilling' scope of AFP crackdown

Officers are raiding ABC's Sydney headquarters over reports regarding alleged unlawful killings and misconduct by Special Forces troops in Afghanistan.

Pell victim’s dad hits back at lawyer

Pell victim’s dad hits back at lawyer

A key argument used by George Pell’s lawyer in the disgraced cardinal’s appeal today has been slammed in a powerful statement.

Buderim healing house open to all

Buderim healing house open to all

NEAR the top of the Buderim Forest is a little green house which a shy senior willingly opens the front door to members of the indigenous and broader community.

Tue 4 Jun 2019

Aussie pilots help rescue asylum seekers on sinking boat

Aussie pilots help rescue asylum seekers on sinking boat

Eagle-eyed Australian pilots helped save dozens of asylum seekers when they spotted them drowning in the middle of the ocean after their boat sunk.

Interest rates cut to record low

Interest rates cut to record low

The Reserve Bank has cut the official cash rate for the first time in almost three years. This is what the record low means for you.

‘Explosive, violent’: Wheelie bin killer jailed

‘Explosive, violent’: Wheelie bin killer jailed

A South Australian man who bashed a woman to death at her home and stuffed her body into a wheelie bin has been jailed.

Federal police raid journo’s home

Federal police raid journo’s home

A prominent political journalist’s home is being raided by AFP officers over her report about a secret government plan to spy on Australians.

Buddy up to extend yourself

Buddy up to extend yourself

HOSTING a Buddies program refugee family and volunteering in its education team can open up a new world for seniors.

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