The Senior News

Older singles in hospital more often, longer

Older Australians are more likely to be admitted to hospital and to stay longer once admitted.

The Senior Traveller

Loose lips sink ship holiday

EVERYONE knows you shouldn't make dubious jokes when checking in or boarding an aircraft: but an innocent remark made in jest aboard ship should surely be a different matter.
Our Times

The Tempest at the Opera House

John Bell, who has performed in The Tempest three times but never directed it, celebrates Bell Shakespeare’s 25th anniversary by undertaking this enchanting tale at the Sydney Opera House from August 19-September 18.

Grammy winner to head muster

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter will appear at the Gympie Muster for the first time in 2015.

Call to action on hepatitis

LEADING state and territory hepatitis organisations have warned that deaths from viral hepatitis will increase unless urgent action is taken to improve access to liver check-ups and new therapies.

Take a trip into the past during National Family History Month

August is National Family History Month with events being conducted across the country that focus on genealogy, family history, heraldry and related subjects including family reunions, seminars, talks, workshops, open days, history walks, book launches and expos.

ASIC releases info sheets for SMSF advisers

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has released two information sheets to improve the quality of advice provided by advisers on self-managed superannuation funds.