Are lipstick brands alienating older women?

A cursory Google image search for lipstick advertisements reveals an endless sea of gorgeous young models smiling, pouting and puckering up.

Android malware targets banks

Security researchers have detected malware that aims to steal login credentials from mobile banking applications provided by leading Australian and New Zealand banks.

ABC iview now available on Apple TV

iview is now available on the recently released 4th generation Apple TV.

Superannuation objectives consultation

The Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer Kelly O'Dwyer, has released a discussion paper entitled 'The objective of superannuation'.

National Aged Care Places Stocktake Reporting Tool available

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released a new Dynamic data display and web page.

Better nourishment needed in hospitals

An Australian dietitian is calling for improved nourishment in hospitals, noting that its inadequacy can delay patients’ recovery time, increase complication rates and extend the length of hospital stay.

Housing action needed for homeless older women

Homelessness amongst older women is increasing yet hidden from the public eye. The 2011 NSW census found that 36 per cent of older homeless people were women.

Health Check: what to do if you burn yourself

Burns are one of the most common injuries, affecting as many as 200,000 Australians each year.

Super gap has women fearful about life after retirement

Women are increasingly concerned about life after retirement, fearing that the gender-based superannuation gap and lower rates of pay are creating disadvantage for women and poverty in old age.

A celebration of International Women’s Day

Today we celebrate the women who improve our lives – our mothers, sisters, grandmothers, daughters, nieces, aunts, friends and workmates.

New SA Bill to tackle revenge porn

The South Australian Government is proposing to extend current laws that criminalise the distribution of intimate and pornographic images of another person without their consent.

Changing patterns of mortality reflect ageing population

Heart disease, dementia, stroke, lung cancer and chronic lower respiratory diseases remain the top 5 leading causes of death in Australia, accounting for more than one third of all deaths.

International Women's Day 2016

Tuesday 8 March is International Women’s Day, a day that has now been commemorated for over 100 years in recognition of women’s economic, social and cultural achievements.

In-home aged care technology trial

Elderly Australians are one step closer to gaining greater autonomy and security in their homes with the announcement of a Samsung backed Holly Smart Home Project technology trial.

Inner city Sydney homelessness peak

February 2016 numbers of the City of Sydney Street Count is at an all-time high of 486 rough sleepers and crisis accommodation services 98% full.

My Health Record roll out

The number of Australians with a digital health record will jump by more than a million with automatic record creation and the Government giving people the choice of opting out from the scheme if they wish.

Court orders Crisco to pay $200,000 penalty

The Federal Court has ordered Chrisco to pay a penalty of $200,000 for making a false or misleading representation that customers could not cancel a lay-by agreement after making their final payment.

Glaucoma: the sneaky blindness

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness in the elderly, which is often not recognised until after it's progressive eye damage is well under way.

ACT pharmacists to offer flu vaccines

This flu season Canberrans will be able to have the influenza vaccine administered by a pharmacist for the first time after a new regulation came into effect this week.

Reform to negative gearing needed

Community service and housing organisations today called on the Federal Government to resist fighting an election campaign on a platform of inaction on housing affordability.

Is a 5.6% increase in private health insurance premiums justified?

Health Minister Sussan Ley today announced private health insurance premiums will increase by an average of 5.6% from April. This amounts to the average family paying about $300 more a year for an average policy.