Five ways to help wildlife in your backyard

Having a thriving, green backyard to call one’s own has long been a staple of the Australian dream. But how many of us are really in touch with the life beyond our back door?

Sunglasses in autumn and winter just as important as summer

Optometrists nationwide rejoiced when Sid the Seagull updated his iconic Cancer Council message to slip slop slap, seek, SLIDE – on your sunglasses.

Saturated fats clog up arteries? – “plain wrong”

The widely held belief among doctors and the public that saturated fats clog up the arteries, and so cause coronary heart disease, is just “plain wrong,” contend experts.

You could have a share in $1.1 billion of unclaimed money

The ASIC is urging Australians to do a quick and free search on ASIC's MoneySmart website to see if a share of $1.1 billion of unclaimed money is theirs.

Faster nbn for regional Australia

NetComm Wireless Limited, nbn and Ericsson have completed live LTE Fixed Wireless trials for Regional Australia.

Australians commemorate Anzac Day

Australians have honoured the sacrifice of our service men and women at hundreds of Anzac Day ceremonies today throughout the country and around the world.

How Anzac Day came to occupy a sacred place in Australians' hearts

Australia is spending the extraordinary amount of A$562 million commemorating the centenary of the first world war between 2014 and 2018 — far more than any other nation, including the major combatants writes Carolyn Holbrook.

Aerobic and resistance exercise boost brain power of over 50s

A combination of aerobic and resistance exercises can significantly boost the brain power of the over 50s, finds the most comprehensive review of the available evidence to date.

Commonwealth Games ticket requests opened

Ticket requests for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) have officially opened with the first group of hopeful spectators submitting their requests from 12pm today.

Salsa stimulates the power of staying active

University of Queensland physiotherapy student Daniel Innes can list salsa dancing as one of his skills when he graduates next year.

Heart health for seniors/over 60’s

Newsflash: research released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has found that cardiovascular disease (CVD) is still the leading cause of death of Australians above the age of 44.