Online resource for end-of-life care

The Federal Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, today launched a new website containing evidence-based medical and practical information to support palliative care to older people at the end of life.

Osteoarthritis could be prevented with good diet and exercise

Osteoarthritis can potentially be prevented with a good diet and regular exercise, a new review published in the Nature Reviews Rheumatology reports.

Could terrorism derail Australia’s insurers?

In an uncertain world, are Australia's insurers Insurance Australia Group, QBE Insurance and Suncorp protected against terrorism?

Flu vaccination rates slump to an alarming low

New data from the Western Australia Department of Health has shown the uptake of the flu vaccine has declined, despite the risk of influenza remaining high.

National Reconciliation Week

Two of the most significant events in Australia’s modern history will be acknowledged and celebrated in the lead up to National Reconciliation Week 27 May – 3 June 2017.

Transurban has out-dated and unfair toll enforcement

The peak body for Financial Counsellors in Victoria, the Financial and Consumer Rights Council (FCRC), and Money Magazine are calling on Transurban to change their out-dated and unfair toll enforcement system.

Chondroitin sulfate as good as widely used anti-inflammatory for knee osteoarthritis

High quality (pharmaceutical grade) chondroitin sulfate is as good as a widely prescribed non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (celecoxib) for the treatment of painful knee osteoarthritis.

Palliative care hospitalisations rising

New data has revealed that Australian hospitalisations for palliative care are growing faster than all hospitalisations, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

More support for Men’s Sheds across Australia

The Australian Government is providing funding for 105 Men’s Sheds across Australia to support the physical and mental health and wellbeing of men in the communities.

Escape from Pompeii exhibition

The Australian National Maritime Museum is inviting visitors to delve deeper into its incredibly popular Escape from Pompeii exhibition with guided tours at no extra cost.

Readers crave local stories about heritage, identity and relationships

According to the 2017 Civica Libraries Index, stories about heritage, identity, love and relationships were most popular among the list of most borrowed Australian fiction books from May 2016 to April 2017.