The Senior News

Wolf’s winning ways

WOLF Blass knew he was on to a good thing before even arriving in Australia in 1961 to take up a three-year contract with the Kaiser Stuhl wine growers’ co-operative. In London, the young German went to a leading importer of Australian wine to sample the local product. One taste was enough. “I said I could not go wrong.”

The Senior Traveller

Dancing adds to Bali experience

AN evening tour to the Bali art village of Batabulan to see three traditional dances is included in a new low-cost holiday package from Direct Flights.
Our Times

Tulip time at Araluen

ARALUEN Botanic Park's renowned tulips and other spring floral treats are blooming, heralding the return of the It's Yates Springtime at Araluen tulip festival, one of Western Australia's most popular garden experiences.

Don't waste those household scraps

ALL of us are looking for simple ways to help the environment by reducing unnecessary waste, writes ALAN HAYES.

The sharing of wisdom

THE National Eldership Gathering is held in a different state every two years and this year will be hosted by Queensland non-profit organisation Men’s Wellbeing Inc, from October 10-14, at Camp Bornhoffen in Numinbah Valley.

It's a giving thing as charities band together

HELP the Good Work Live On is the message for this year’s Include a Charity Week, which encourages people to consider including a bequest to a charity when preparing or updating a will.

‘Return’ of the maestro

EAGER concert goers will swamp Sydney Town Hall on October 1, displaying an enthusiasm usually reserved for the likes of One Direction – the only difference being this audience will be 70 years plus. Hundreds will attend The Good Old Days concert, which is also a tribute to Tommy Tycho, the multi-talented pianist, conductor, composer and arranger who die...