Seniors News

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Single, but ready to mingle? The spot to meet senior women

Single, but ready to mingle? The spot to meet senior women

WARWICK boasts highest ratio of single women aged 80-84 in Australia but not all are on the lookout for new romance.

Friendship, laughter and learning all part of Probus life

Friendship, laughter and learning all part of Probus life

FRIENDSHIP, getting out and enjoying life; that's what members of one of the newest Probus clubs, North Gold Coast, say Probus is all about.

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Sunshine Coast man named father of year

Sunshine Coast man named father of year

FIFTY-FIVE year old father-of-three and grandfather-of-one, Darin Browne, has been named the Sunshine Coast's top Dad.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Author Terry Quinn has got the scoop

Author Terry Quinn has got the scoop

Rather than play golf in retirement, 66 year-old Terry Quinn has written his first novel, The Scoop, which is a gripping action-packed thriller.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

When a blanket is much more than a comfort

When a blanket is much more than a comfort

SUSIE Leonardi started sewing just nine years ago and she wants others to get on board and help out with her sensory blankets for dementia sufferers.

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Buderim Craft Cottage boasts history of great art

Buderim Craft Cottage boasts history of great art

A MEETING place for like-minded people should never be underestimated for its importance in a community.

Expert advice: Learn to make better investment decisions

Expert advice: Learn to make better investment decisions

WEALTH coach Andrew Heaven answers two questions around investments, allocated pension and superannuation funds.

Tue 7 Aug 2018

Safeguard the future through community elder abuse education

Safeguard the future through community elder abuse education

SITTING in the room today at the Maroochydore RSL for today’s Piano Forte session the large audience were treated to a valuable insight.

Sat 4 Aug 2018

Antiques fair funds family history research

Antiques fair funds family history research

THE 19th Tweed Antiques and Collectables Fair will be a vital fundraiser to further the research of family histories in the region.

Thu 28 Jun 2018

Artist calls on war heritage to honour Armistice

Artist calls on war heritage to honour Armistice

ARTIST Peter Skinner, whose father fought on the Western Front and his uncle at Gallipoli, created murals for the Erina Men's Shed Armistice Centenary Garden.

Wed 27 Jun 2018

'Shameful': Rally calls for increase to aged care funding

'Shameful': Rally calls for increase to aged care funding

ABOUT 100 people rallied at Central Coast Leagues Club to call for increased funding in aged care and better pay and conditions for aged care workers.

Questions still being answered at family history group

Questions still being answered at family history group

AN INTEREST in family history can be awakened in many ways, but for one of the founding members of Wyong Family History Group, it was as simple as a baby book.

Fri 22 Jun 2018

Volunteers keep milestone show alive in Mudgeeraba

Volunteers keep milestone show alive in Mudgeeraba

VOLUNTEER Brian Jones knows what to expect when the gates open for the 90th edition of the Mudgeeraba Show.

What a gem! Exhibition shows many 'facets' of lapidary

What a gem! Exhibition shows many 'facets' of lapidary

ANYONE interested in gemstones, crystals, minerals and fossils will be well advised to visit the annual Gold Coast Lapidary Club Gem, Craft and Jewellery Show.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Not now, not ever: Former GG battles domestic violence

Not now, not ever: Former GG battles domestic violence

FORMER Governor-General Dame Quentin Bryce was among top speakers when domestic violence-associated workers from across the state gathered recently at USQ.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

HE HAS has helicoptered into remote destinations, lived for months with traditional native societies and held rock art dating back up to 28,000 years.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

Milestone moment the perfect time to pass on the lace

Milestone moment the perfect time to pass on the lace

TOOWOOMBA Lacemakers celebrate 30 years with a healthy membership and ongoing displays of their work planned, including two exhibits at the Royal Bulls Head Inn

Sun 10 Jun 2018

Clarence Valley community being called on for support

Clarence Valley community being called on for support

SHARED Lives is a free and accredited two-day course for people who want to open their homes to young people who cannot live with their biological parents.

Sat 9 Jun 2018

Darling, a lot of people call me a pioneer

Darling, a lot of people call me a pioneer

AUSSIE living legend and at age 74, Carlotta exhibits no signs of toning down the feathers or taking off the bling.

Tue 5 Jun 2018

What's on: Sunshine Coast

What's on: Sunshine Coast

OPEN the door and go outside and enjoy the show

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