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Medicare to undergo revamp

The Federal Government has announced it will revamp the Medicare system.

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ANZAC Day 2015

ANZAC Day 2015

Find out what’s on in your area for Anzac Day.

Win tickets to see The Gunman

Win tickets to see The Gunman

Win tickets to see The Gunman in cinemas.

Life-saving cancer drug available

Life-saving cancer drug available

A life-saving cancer drug will soon be available in Australia.

Dennis Quaid goes on a tirade

Dennis Quaid goes on a tirade

Actor Dennis Quaid was filmed unleashing a tirade of abuse on a crew member.

Pregnant with quadruplets at 65

Pregnant with quadruplets at 65

A 65-year-old mother of 13 is awaiting the birth of quadruplets.

Living on a $29 food budget

Living on a $29 food budget

Does such a ‘challenge’ really help those in need?

Competitions

Win tickets to see The Gunman

Win tickets to see The Gunman in cinemas.

Free movie tickets

Win a Shaun the Sheep prize pack

Win one of 10 Shaun the Sheep prize packs, including free movie tickets.

Free movie tickets

Win a William Kelly’s War DVD

Enter the competition for your chance to win a copy of William Kelly’s War on DVD.

Win a copy on DVD

Jokes

The spoon

Things can only go awry if your waiter has to carry a spoon at all times.

Have a laugh

An Irish blonde

We get multicultural in this week’s Friday funnies. You’re bound to laugh.

Have a laugh

What we've learned from the movies

Here are 50 things we've learned from movies over the years.

Have a laugh

Photos

Award-winning smartphone photos

Award-winning mobile phone photography competition entries.

Find out more

How to sepia tone your photos

We show you how to apply a sepia tone to your photos using a free online photo editor.

Free photo lessons

Playboy Bunnies then and now

What happened to the original Playboy Bunnies? A photographer tracked them down.

What do they look like now?

Videos

Slo-Mo video on your iPhone

We show you how to capture slow-motion video on your iPhone.

Life in slow motion

Email in real life

Everyone has bad email habits, but how annoying are yours?

Spot the habit

Dolphin asks diver for help

A bottlenose dolphin asks a diver to remove a fishing hook stuck in its fin.

Dolphin rescue

Tributes

Australia loses an art icon

Australia mourns the loss of a great icon of the arts community, Betty Churcher.

Thank you Betty

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

Member

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?

Resources

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

Activities

Decluttering tips from Oprah’s guru

Find out the cleverest ways to help you banish the clutter from Oprah's organising guru

Get decluttering tips

Five things to do with eggs

Check out these five things to do with eggs.

It’s a cracker!

Five free language-learning websites

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

Learn another language for free

AgeWave

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

Word of the week

Solipsistic

This week's word of the week is 'solipsistic'.

What does it mean?

Butyraceous

Word of the week

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Precariat

Word of the week

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Entertainment

Five great war movies

Here are five war films that you may have seen, but are well worth rewatching.

From the battlefield

Jessica Lange

Why not watch Jessica Lange talk about American Horror Story, for which she won an Emmy?

Stars on TV

The Good Time are back

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

Get your groove 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

Stylewatch

The evolution of Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren keeps getting better with age.

The epitome of class

How to get ready faster

Here are five tips to help you get ready quickly without looking like you’ve made any less effort.

Get dressed in a dash

The cutest campaign

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

Sun-smart Spaniel

Christmas

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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