The Senior News

We are not a burden, got it?

THE concept that our ageing population is a burden on the country’s resources and will break our welfare and health systems is one hotly disputed by one of Australia’s strongest advocates for the rights of older people.

The Senior Traveller

This cruise a'cooking.

MASTERCHEF winner Julie Goodwin will give cooking demonstrations and host a three-course dinner on board the paddlewheeler Murray Princess in March next year. 
Our Times

So many places, so little time...

IMAGINE riding on a stately private train touring the exotic island of Sri Lanka, staying in five-star hotels, visiting world heritage sites, or maybe having a Swiss alpine adventure travelling on the 'chocolate' train.

Make July a dry old argument

VETERAN actor Roy Billing is among the ambassadors for this year's Dry July, encouraging people to go alcohol-free for a month to raise money for people with cancer... and perhaps break a world record on the way.

Ringing in the changes

HIGH-RISE retirement villages, smart homes, wellbeing centres and increased lifestyle options. These are what to expect in retirement villages of the future.

Free financial info service in peril

AFTER 25 years as one of Australia’s most relevant and vital finance information services for retirees and seniors, the National Information Centre on Retirement Investments (NICRI) is fighting to stay open.

Queensland Seniors Week

IT WILL be on for young and old when Queenslanders of all ages join in Queensland Seniors Week celebrations from August 16-24.