Seniors News

Mon 20 May 2019

Making a world of difference through matchmaking

Making a world of difference through matchmaking

COAST volunteering matchmaker Melanie Hodge is dedicated to connecting the right volunteer to the right organisation.

Sun 19 May 2019

One word destroyed Labor’s chances

One word destroyed Labor’s chances

There was the uncertainty which spread like a virus through Queensland and it robbed Labor of seats in the state’s south-east it had hoped to take.

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

Aussie icon up for sale for $500 million

Aussie icon up for sale for $500 million

The famous boots synonymous with both farmers and city workers is reportedly up for sale for a whopping fee.

Tue 14 May 2019

Grow your knowledge at Winter Garden School

Grow your knowledge at Winter Garden School

IT'S the fabulous Winter Garden School experience that keeps them coming back for more.

Mon 13 May 2019

Seniors invited to talk about positive change

Seniors invited to talk about positive change

OUR population is ageing, with more people living longer and healthier lives...so we need to build communities that support people to age well.

Taste of glorious country flavours at festival

Taste of glorious country flavours at festival

HAMPTON Blue was one of the first producers of blueberries in Australia, starting back in 1986 when Australians really weren't too sure what to do with them.

Sun 12 May 2019

Share the tales of Aunt Sally with the grandkids

Share the tales of Aunt Sally with the grandkids

Here are two books to read and enjoy with the little people in your life.

Fri 10 May 2019

Records a treasure trove of classic tunes and cash

Records a treasure trove of classic tunes and cash

EVERYTHING old is new again... and some of it is worth a whole lot more than you would ever have thought.

Thu 9 May 2019

Finding time to be fit for life as we age

Finding time to be fit for life as we age

TERRY Harris doesn't think there's anything particularly special about him... and that's the point.

Wed 8 May 2019

Regional carnival celebrates 70 years in full bloom

Regional carnival celebrates 70 years in full bloom

FOR 70 years the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has been the beating heart of the city, and it's not getting old.

Tue 7 May 2019

Historic Shay loco back on track

Historic Shay loco back on track

TIPPED off the rails back in 1936 and left to rot, an original Shay locomotive that hauled timber from Ravensbourne to Hampton from 1904 has had a rebirth.

Mon 6 May 2019

Visionary art philanthropy celebrated

Visionary art philanthropy celebrated

AT A time when rural and regional areas along with art and artists, were considered second class, entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Bolton was a maverick.

Sun 5 May 2019

Breakthrough for 345,000 Aussies

Breakthrough for 345,000 Aussies

Groundbreaking research could unlock the answer to a heartbreaking condition that affects about 345,000 Australians.

The Catalpa Rescue: a triumph against all odds

The Catalpa Rescue: a triumph against all odds

IT WAS one of the most extraordinary and inspirational prison breaks in Australian history, The Catalpa Rescue.

Fri 3 May 2019

Tour under the Coast's blue skies

Tour under the Coast's blue skies

NEVILLE Young invites seniors to battle their loneliness by getting out on their mopeds and joining him for a ride on the pathways of the Sunshine Coast

Thu 2 May 2019

An arcade of memories in Brisbane landmark

An arcade of memories in Brisbane landmark

LONG before the Queen Street Mall became home to concept stores and international brands, Brisbane Arcade has been the grandest place to shop in town.

Urgent warning over tax scam

Urgent warning over tax scam

Police have issued an urgent warning over a new tax scam that sees criminals impersonate officers.

Cute new photos of Princess Charlotte

Cute new photos of Princess Charlotte

Never-before-seen photos of Princess Charlotte, taken by her mum Kate, have been released by the Palace in honour of her fourth birthday.

Wed 1 May 2019

‘Now you realise how serious rape is’

‘Now you realise how serious rape is’

Disgraced Australian cricketer Alex Hepburn was slammed by a judge as he was jailed for raping a woman as part of a sick WhatsApp game.

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