Brisbane News

Mon 1 Jun 2020

Help at hand as flu season nears

Help at hand as flu season nears

Knowing when to plan for home care services and navigating the aged care system can be challenging.

Beat sleep apnoea and snoring

Beat sleep apnoea and snoring

Do you or your partner suffer from sleepless nights and tired days due to sleep apnoea or severe snoring?

Fashion tips for Winter 2020

Fashion tips for Winter 2020

WINTER 2020 is here and there is no better time to be topping up your wardrobe with the latest fashions to get you through the chilly months ahead.

Bringing the Expo to you

Bringing the Expo to you

THERE is no getting away from it - COVID-19 restrictions have made life pretty challenging for all of us as individuals and as businesses.

Providing you with quality healthcare needs

Providing you with quality healthcare needs

AIDACARE stores across the country are operating, and available to help all customers.

Mon 11 May 2020

Care Army and police saving lives during COVID-19

Care Army and police saving lives during COVID-19

THE QUEENSLAND Police Service has been praised by the Premier for coming to the aid of an 80-year-old woman who broke her hip and was unable to move in her home for...

Thu 7 May 2020

Adding to success story of maths education dynamo

Adding to success story of maths education dynamo

MATHEMATICS innovator and former lecturer Dr Calvin Irons says everywhere we turn, across the ages, maths is in our lives.

Tue 5 May 2020

Heiress a driven lifesaver

Heiress a driven lifesaver

THE heroism of a daredevil Brisbane heiress who saved a former Russian president from Stalin and the Nazis is the rollicking tale shared by Australian biographer...

Veteran muso reflects on career high notes

Veteran muso reflects on career high notes

WHEN Jill Atkinson’s great-grandfather switched from “an instrument of the Devil” to “an instrument of God”, little did he know of the lifelong effect this would have...

Tue 14 Apr 2020

Accept grief and other feelings amid COVID-19 pandemic

Accept grief and other feelings amid COVID-19 pandemic

AS the COVID-19 pandemic upends life, it is perfectly acceptable to feel sad.

Fri 10 Apr 2020

Stay at home, no need to renew senior driver medical certificates

Stay at home, no need to renew senior driver medical...

SENIOR Queenslanders are again being urged to stay at home, with the Queensland Government changing its medical certificate requirements for drivers 75 and over.

Dipping into super should be a last resort

Dipping into super should be a last resort

IN RESPONSE to the coronavirus outbreak, the federal government has relaxed the rules around early access to super.

Sun 5 Apr 2020

Kittson shares guide to care for ageing parents

Kittson shares guide to care for ageing parents

IF you are in your fifth or sixth decade of life, then it’s likely you will understand the meaning of “Sandwich Generation’’ perhaps even a tad too well!

Sat 4 Apr 2020

Make sure you paws to think about pets

Make sure you paws to think about pets

RSPCA Qld is urging all Queenslanders to spare a thought for the animals in these times of uncertainty and continue to support the organisation.

Fri 3 Apr 2020

Aged care residents’ pouches help bushfire victims recover

Aged care residents’ pouches help bushfire victims recover

AUSTRALIA’S wildlife had its world turned upside down with the recent bushfires, with many native animals requiring a helping hand and a safe place to recover from...

Shared VIEW worth celebrating

Shared VIEW worth celebrating

SIXTY years ago, when women were expected to be homemakers and were excluded from joining service clubs, one man had a vision or a view.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Campaigner Val French leaves behind unmatchable legacy

Campaigner Val French leaves behind unmatchable legacy

AFTER a long and distinguished media career, with a focus on mental health, women’s issues and older people, Val French (AM) passed away on March 12 at age 92, with her...

New Bribie over-50s meal delivery initiative

New Bribie over-50s meal delivery initiative

FEWER trips to the supermarket for residents over 50 and making social distancing easier is the aim of a new free meal delivery service at GemLife Bribie Island...

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Life perspective that’s fit for a King

Life perspective that’s fit for a King

ALMOST 30 years since he last pulled on a Maroons jersey, Wally Lewis is in a very good place.

Fri 20 Mar 2020

COVID-19 cash bonus to hit from March 31

COVID-19 cash bonus to hit from March 31

ABOUT 6.5 million Australians will get a one off payment as part of the Government’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

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