Brisbane News

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Thrilling first for inaugural Care Ambassador

Thrilling first for inaugural Care Ambassador

IT takes more than health issues to make Thelma Forbes take a step back from a lifetime of caring for others.

Fri 7 Jun 2019

Short break cruising with friends

Short break cruising with friends

NO MATTER your age, there is something for everyone on a long-weekend cruise on P&O's Pacific Explorer.

Thu 6 Jun 2019

Watchmaking family benefits from changing times

Watchmaking family benefits from changing times

Reaping the benefits of the waves of change, Brisbane father and son duo, Bob and Grant Menzies, of Adina Watches, are reaping the benefits of changing times.

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Use some simple tips to avoid stubborn to nail fungus

Use some simple tips to avoid stubborn to nail fungus

ONCE you have a toenail fungal infection it's hard to get rid of, but by following some of these podiatrist tips you can lessen the chance of it happening.

Tue 4 Jun 2019

Group guide: Brisbane

Group guide: Brisbane

Pat Curran from Samford Probus club and Pat Needham, Val Ceccato and Liz Thomas-Ellis from Chapel Hill VIEW club enjoyed Tamborine House & Albert River Winery.

Japan's Akita city ageing strategy

Japan's Akita city ageing strategy

JAPAN'S population is shrinking but its ageing numbers increasing so much so that its Akita City has taken the lead in becoming an age-friendly city.

Mon 3 Jun 2019

Fifty bucks a year isn't much reward for loyalty

Fifty bucks a year isn't much reward for loyalty

IF YOU'VE got a rewards credit card, chances are it's leaving you out of pocket. The freebies can be meagre, and they can come at a big cost.

Sat 1 Jun 2019

Aussies shine at Asia Pacific Eldercare awards

Aussies shine at Asia Pacific Eldercare awards

AUSTRALIAN individuals and organisations topped the list in several categories in this year's Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards, handed out in Singapore.

Fri 31 May 2019

What's on: Brisbane

What's on: Brisbane

The Finders Keepers is the longest running design market in Australia and a community favourite, on from June 21-23 at the Brisbane Showgrounds.

Wed 29 May 2019

Our diet needs to go more green

Our diet needs to go more green

EATING one cup of leafy green vegetables every day is all it takes to help you maintain all-important good muscle strength and mobility.

Tue 28 May 2019

Reflections of housing changemaker Barbara Squires

Reflections of housing changemaker Barbara Squires

BARBARA Squires has seen important changes during the years that she has worked on looking for contemporary housing options for older Australians.

Fri 24 May 2019

Thai resort fever creates value for Aussie tourists

Thai resort fever creates value for Aussie tourists

THE popularity of holidays in Thailand has seen developers continue to dig deep into their pockets to build bigger and better resorts.

Wed 22 May 2019

Cheap answer to knee replacement recovery

Cheap answer to knee replacement recovery

SIMPLE home fitness equipment costing about $29 can improve function and reduce pain in patients within two weeks of knee replacement surgery.

Tue 21 May 2019

New ideas to shape present and future living

New ideas to shape present and future living

THE world of ageing is evolving in many different ways compared to the experience of previous generations, particularly with living choices.

Mon 20 May 2019

Current rate war benefits borrowers

Current rate war benefits borrowers

THE RBA may have kept the official cash rate on hold in May but behind the scenes, banks are taking the axe to home loan rates – and borrowers are the winners.

Sun 19 May 2019

Sail Away across the Atlantic

Sail Away across the Atlantic

IF YOU ever thought nothing really exciting happens on cruise ships, then you should take a cruise across the Atlantic on the Blue Mermaid with Celia Imrie.

Thu 16 May 2019

James Cook wants retirees in the university

James Cook wants retirees in the university

INTEGRATING into the community is the driver for Townsville's James Cook University's Discovery Rise project which will include aged care and retirement living.

Wed 15 May 2019

Breast cancer treatment options widen

Breast cancer treatment options widen

BREAST cancer management options are changing, giving more women potentially less-invasive choices and better outcomes.

Tue 14 May 2019

Top age defier Wendy Gunn says it starts with your hair

Top age defier Wendy Gunn says it starts with your hair

CHAMPAGNE corks popped in Paris when Australian hair colourist Wendy Gunn was recently announced winner of the 2019 L'Oreal Professional Style & Colour Trophy.

Mon 13 May 2019

Avoid these three money danger zones

Avoid these three money danger zones

NEW research highlights three key weak spots that could damage our financial wellbeing.

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