The Senior News

Safety warning on portable gas cookers

THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning consumers that six models of ‘lunchbox’ gas cookers have defective over-pressure valves  that pose a risk of explosion and injury.

The Senior Traveller

Tag-along adventure

AWARD-WINNING tag-along tour operator Global Gypsies has teamed up with RAC Travel on a catered mini-outback adventure from May 21-25.
Our Times

Mary Poppins comes to St Kilda

THE award winning CLOC Musical Theatre in St Kilda, Victoria is staging a Broadway musical adaptation of the much-love heart warming story Mary Poppins which has delighted and dazzled audiences for generations.

Magic carpet of flowers

THERE'S no need to pull on the hiking shoes and pack a backpack with emergency supplies to take a walk on the wild side.

New approaches required to lower cholesterol

Patients whose bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein) levels do not respond to cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may have more artery blockages than those whose cholesterol levels drop with treatment, according to a recent study. 

Project to provide better care for older people

VULNERABLE older hospital patients will benefit from an early warning-and-response system that has attracted more than $777,000 in Federal funding.

Selling - dpn't refund over-payment cheque.

BUYING and selling over the internet has become a major way of trading but there can be dangers - with scammers on the hunt for the unwary.