Retirement & Lifestyle

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Australia failing the smoke alarm test

RESEARCH by Smoke Alarms Australia reveals that smoke alarms in nearly two in three Australian homes do not work, and nearly one in two households have no working smoke alarm at all.

Snow leopard pic a winning sight

A STUNNING photograph of a snow leopard in the high country of Montana (USA) has won retired Sydney doctor Kerry Boytell first prize in the 2014 mEYE World Photographic Competition.

Christmas turkey - perfect

CHEF Grant Croft has worked in two-hat restaurants and a seven-star restaurant in Dubai. 

Be wise around water

WITH summer well and truly here, it is timely to stop and think water safety before taking that cooling dip. And it is just as important to know what to do in case of a water emergency.

Bar/bat mitzvah photos wanted

JEWISH Care in partnership with the Pratt Foundation, is appealing to all members of the Jewish community to send in their cherished bar/bat mitzvah photos.

Beware the summer barbie fire

THERE'S nothing quite like throwing a few snags on the barbie during summer –  but beware: barbecue fires are the biggest cause of summer fire claims in and around the home.