We’re living longer, healthier lives than ever before. So, to make sure the Age Pension continues to support those who need it, from 1 July this year, the Age Pension qualification age will start to increase.
If you were born on or after 1 July 1952 – these changes affect you. Go to to find out more.
If it’s hot where you live today, then you might be thinking about taking a swim in the pool to cool down.
Whether it’s your own pool, a friend’s or the local public pool – pool safety and hygiene is important. These #healthyswimming tips from Better Health Channel are a great way to make sure you and the family can keep the pool clean and safe.
Social media is a good way to stay in touch with family and friends, which is great for our sense of connectedness and wellbeing. But if you feel jealous, let-down or negative during your time on social media, maybe it’s worth taking a step back and thinking about how you use it.
This article from SBS Australia suggests thinking about what impact social media has on our lives for better or... View details ⇨
If you only just made it to the end of year break without collapsing from stress and exhaustion, you need to start the year with a plan on how to prevent office burn-out!
You’ve probably come back from your holiday feeling relaxed and energised, but making this feeling last past the first two weeks and keeping your lifestyle sustainable can help you have a healthier and happier new... View details ⇨
January is a time to reflect on how we can better ourselves. Giving is a great way to help those in need and according to the Giving Australia 2016 research, 14.9 billion Australians gave a total $12.5 billion to charities and non-profit orgs over 2015-16!
Make the upcoming year the one to give generously.
During the holiday period time we can often be tempted by the large amount of food and drink on offer. While it’s nice to indulge a little and spend time with our family – it’s never a more important time to think about what impact our behaviours are having on our children – particularly the impact of consuming alcohol in front of them, and how it can impact their behaviours later in life.
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If you’re cooking for family and friends these holidays, make sure you handle and cook food safely, or your nice meal could end up accidentally giving your guests food poisoning.
Food poisoning is particularly dangerous for pregnant women and older people – these groups should be cautious of risky foods such as meat dishes, dairy products, egg dishes, small goods, seafood, cooked rice and... View details ⇨