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Volunteering for first timers

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Five best everyday inventions

Five everyday inventions without which modern life wouldn't be the same.

Smokey Robinson turns 75

Smokey Robinson turns 75

Smokey Robinson, front man of Motown band the Miracles and solo artist, today turns 75.

See dinosaurs come to life

See dinosaurs come to life

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Don’t miss seeing Birdman

Don’t miss seeing Birdman

A narrative on fame, mental illness and love, Birdman is an exquisite film.

Domestic violence in Fifty Shades

Domestic violence in Fifty Shades

Fifty Shades of Grey has come under fire for glorifying domestic violence.

Australia Post prices to rise

Australia Post prices to rise

From 2 March 2015, the cost of sending parcels and other mail services will rise.


See dinosaurs come to life

Walking With Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular is roaring into Australia from March for a strictly limited tour.

See the dinosaurs

Sing-A-Long-A-Sound of Music

Win a double pass to see the The Sound of Music (valued at $114).

Win a double pass

Win tickets to Dirty Dancing

Ten years after it first played in Sydney, Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage is back and we’re giving you the chance to win a double pass for shows around Australia.

Have the time of your life


25 Things I owe my parents

Have a laugh at this week’s Friday Funnies on everything you owe your parents.

Have a laugh

Three women who went to Mexico

Have a laugh at this week’s Friday Funnies all about belief and trust gone a little awry.

Have a laugh

Valentines day guess who

This week’s Friday Funnies are all about the case of love gone missing.

Have a laugh


Ugliest wedding dresses

Are these the ugliest wedding dresses you’ve ever seen?

Dressed for disaster

What best friends look like

It turns out, dogs are dog’s best friend, as the story of Sage, Harlow and Indiana proves.

Puppies best buddies

It’s never too late to be a star

A German retirement group made a calendar of residents recreating famous movie scenes.

Cool calendar


The history of YouTube

Celebrate YouTube’s 10th birthday with a video in homage to the most popular uploads.

Watch the video

Cathy Freeman turns 42 today

Australia’s Olympic champion, Cathy Freeman, turns 42 today.

Happy birthday, Cathy

Little Humans

Humans of New York is Brandon Stanton’s latest endeavour focusing on some smaller humans.

Watch the video


Lesley Gore

Lesley Gore sadly passed away yesterday at just 68 after a battle with cancer.

Sing along

Martin Luther King

The new film, Selma, is a chronicle of Martin Luther King's efforts to secure equal rights for all.

A human rights hero

The Simpsons honour Charlie Hebdo

The Simpsons premiered its own touching tribute to Charlie Hebdo’s slain employees.

Short but sweet


Caroline’s poem

Caroline has shared her poem on the frustrations of ageing.

Read her work

Steve Martin is a first-time dad at 67

Actor Steve Martin has become a father for the first time at 67

Is 67 too old to become a father?

Trying tai chi

YOURLifeChoices member Brian talks about starting tai chi, and the little slice of calm it has added into his week. How did you get into tai chi? It was one of those things that had been on the periphery of ...

How can you get involved?


Style watch – Which glasses suit you?

Changing your current frames is a great way to update your wardrobe

Find fashionable glasses for less

Go green and cancel your phonebook

Did you know that one simple phone call could help save the environment?

How to cancel the yearly phonebook

Top 10 natural disaster websites

Ensure you and your loved ones stay safe this summer

Get the latest disaster warnings


Five free language-learning websites

Five best websites to help you learn another language for free.

Learn another language for free

Quick guide to World Cup 2014

It’s again time for the World Cup of football, but should you really care?

Surviving the World Cup 2014

How to make a digital photo mug

Why not make your own photo mug at home, for a low-cost personalised gift?

DIY digital mug


Who’s worried about ageing?

Pew Research’s latest paper on global attitudes to ageing is a real eye-opener.

Which countries are worried?

You’re still hot to me

You’re still hot to me is a straight-up look at the world of menopause.

Read the review

Planning for Act 4

How can you make the most of your mature workforce?

Retain your baby boomer workforce


Commemorating Liz Taylor

Iconic Hollywood film star, Elizabeth Taylor, was born on this day in 1932.

Hollywood’s honey

Still Alice is brilliant

Leon reviews the film Still Alice, starring Julianne Moore.

Must-see cinema

The Good Time are back

Apia is proud to present the 2015 Apia Good Times Tour – back, bigger and better than ever.

Get your goove on

Seniors Discounts

Discount energy plans

A new Victorian Government initiative eases the cost of living for Victorian seniors.

Save a bundle on your energy bill

Save 15% at Chalet Swiss Spa

This European style B&B is now offering 15 per cent off all room rates for Senior Card holders.

Relax and save

Save with NSW Seniors Card

Save with your Seniors Card when you book your next APT land or cruise tour.

Find out more


The cutest campaign

Just when you thought you’d seen everything, Toast the Spaniel models sunglasses.

Sun-smart Spaniel


Discover new shops coming your way.

Let’s talk shop

Summer style tricks

Beat the heat with our top tricks to keep you stylish no matter how high the mercury rises.

Hot tips


Low-fat Baked Chicken Parcels

These chicken and tomato parcels only take about 30 minutes to make

Bon appetit!

Dogs failing at fetch

These canine characters fail at fetching.

Fetch it Fido!

Reflect and reset for 2015

The end of a year is the perfect time to reflect on what you have achieved.

Reflections shared

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