The Senior News

New age pension rates

SINGLE full rate age pensioners' fortnightly payments (including the pension supplement) rose to $860.20 following the regular indexation on March 20.

The Senior Traveller

Top End tours will have shutterbugs buzzing

KEEN amateur photographers or just the snap happy will have their cameras on overdrive with a photographic tour of some of Australia’s most photogenic scenery in the Top End.
Our Times

Rockers of ages ready to roll

THE good times will be rolling across Australia when the APIA Good Times tour heads to NSW in May.

Market visit a fruitful exercise

SUNSHINE Coast residents and visitors can tie a little nostalgia in with the best the region has to offer when they visit the Big Pineapple Markets each Saturday at Woombye.

Cane toads - pest to prescription!

ONE of Australia's greatest pests could lead to a new cure for some cancers thanks to the work of a University of Queensland research team.

Mountains quilt spectacular

QUILTERS from all over Australia will descend on Springfield in the Blue Mountains for the annual Springfield Community Quilt Show this month.

Return to vendor, if you can

TAKING stuff back to shops is often easy and straightforward, but now and again it gets complicated. Sometimes you only discover rules on returns when you bump up against them.