Why Financial Security is Paramount for a Satisfying Retirement

30 November

Retirement is often idealised as a carefree chapter in life, where one can indulge in long-postponed hobbies, travel, and quality time with loved ones. However, the idyllic vision of retirement is predicated on a foundation of financial stability....[Read More]

Tips for a meaningful Christmas

30 November

Creating a Christmas filled with genuine warmth and joy often seems like a daunting task amidst the hustle of holiday preparations. The season of cheer can quickly turn into a flurry of stress, leaving many of us more relieved than regretful when...[Read More]

New media laws to ‘level the playing field’ for free TV

29 November

Free-to-air channels will be guaranteed front of place on smart TVs under new laws designed to “level the playing field” of Australia’s media landscape. Communications Minister Michelle Rowland brought forward prominence laws which would allow...[Read More]

Reduce car trips and get fitter, happier, study shows

22 November

Australians are happier, more active, less stressed and better connected to their communities when they replace car trips with alternative modes of transport, a study has revealed. But the research, conducted for Uber, also found households faced...[Read More]

Australians delaying doctor visits due to rising costs

22 November

The number of Australians delaying a necessary visit to their doctor has doubled, as increasing costs weigh on their hip pockets. Analysis released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday found seven per cent of Australians who needed to...[Read More]

Resistance Training on a Budget? Build a Home Gym

16 November

While most people are aware of the importance of regular aerobic exercise, the significance of resistance training (aka weight or strength training) is often overlooked. It’s recommended that adults engage in at least two 20- to 30-minute...[Read More]

Almost 50 new spider species identified in Australia

15 November

Having a toad hunting arachnid named after you may not appear flattering. But former children’s TV host Stacey Thomson says she is honoured to receive a nod after almost 50 new species of spiders across Australia were identified. Known as...[Read More]

Consumers still being hammered on meat prices

15 November

Agriculture Minister Murray Watt has refused to commit the government to an ACCC inquiry into supermarket meat prices, saying a review of the food and grocery code is already under way. Calls from Nationals leader David Littleproud to hold a price...[Read More]

Learning digital skills helping migrants with job hunt

8 November

Limited English and a lack of computer skills made job searching in a new country difficult for Tibetan-born refugee Dhondupkyi. She’s far from alone. But with the help of Good Things Foundation Australia, opportunities are opening up for the...[Read More]

Young people less likely to mark Remembrance Day

8 November

One in four Australians plan to shun an annual commemoration of war veterans as interest from younger generations in the day wanes. A report from RSL LifeCare has revealed significant generational disparities in how Australians intend to mark...[Read More]

Managing Finances and Lifestyle Activities Across the Four Phases of Retirement

2 November

Retirement is a complex period divided into various phases, each with its own set of financial requirements and lifestyle considerations. Understanding how to budget for each stage can help you make the most of your post-career...[Read More]

Collins Dictionary names ‘AI’ its Word Of The Year

1 November

The abbreviation of artificial intelligence (AI) has been named the Collins Word of the Year for 2023. The dictionary said AI, which it said means the “modelling of human mental functions by computer programs”, has become the dominant...[Read More]

Take control of your social media: body image activist

1 November

Eating disorders, mental health crises and poor self-image have all been linked to social media, but body image activist Taryn Brumfitt says the online world should not be demonised. The Australian of the Year took to the national stage to discuss...[Read More]

Managing Personal Finances: A Comprehensive Guide

26 October

The importance of personal financial planning can’t be overstated, regardless of your age. Proper financial planning can offer a safety net for you and your family while giving you the freedom to make informed choices. Many adults worry about the...[Read More]

Australians fleeced in surge of online employment scams

25 October

Job scams are on the rise and Australians are being warned to be wary, with losses since January this year reaching $20 million. Financial Services Minister Stephen Jones says the National Anti-Scams Centre has reported an increase of over 740 per...[Read More]