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That’s right, you can read them like a book!

A WALKING, talking, living bookIt’s not the stuff of dreams, but a reality: and the concept has reaped rewards for the Launceston Human Library.

Perth - Seven arrested in alleged roof repair scam

Police have arrested seven men over an alleged renovation scam in which Perth seniors were targeted for unnecessary roof repairs.

Gold Coast aged care forum

IF you or your aged parents are considering moving into an aged care facility, a forum on the Gold Coast this month could prove very informative.

Foosteps of VC-winning grandfather retraced

THE grandson of the Northern Territory’s only Victoria Cross recipient will help re-enact the war hero’s historic journey to enlist, as part of this year’s Anzac centenary commemorations.

'I see my Mum': the Sydney room where Holocaust survivors tell their stories

January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Seven decades after the liberation of Nazi Germany's death camps, former inmates finally found some comfort - with each other.Fiona Harari told their stories in this Good Weekend feature from 2013.Republished in the Sydney Morning Herald January 27 2015.

Health insurance premiums to surge

PRIVATE health insurance customers are set to be hit with premium increases of up to triple the rate of inflation.

Don't ditch, regift

As the holiday season comes to an end Red Cross has some great ideas to make life a little easier for everyone.

Nominate a woman in local government

Nominations are open for the 2015 NSW Ministers' Awards for Women in Local Government.

Easy Rider at eighty-four

ANN Roughead was 18 when she last rode on the back of a motorcycle. That was 66 years ago.

Don't pave way for travelling conmen

NSW Fair Trading Acting Commissioner John Tansey has urged people to be vigilant if approached by sales or tradespeople travelling door-to-door, following 117 complaints regarding travelling conmen in the last calendar year. 

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