Ben Hocking

About Author
Ben has a history of working in online publishing for over a decade, but remarkably holds stubbornly by his decision not to own a mobile a phone. A journalist for 20 years, Ben is just as happy at home with a good book or out watching the footy with his two girls. Contact: LinkedIn Email

ALL ARTICLES FROM Ben Hocking

Aged Care
Government releases aged care funding report

Government releases aged care funding report

University of Wollongong report suggests structural changes to funding model.

News
Palmer retires from politics, disbands Palmer United Party

Palmer retires from politics, disbands Palmer United Party

Clive Palmer's time as a political leader is over after he disbands his party.

News
Should you consider downsizing your home?

Should you consider downsizing your home?

Living more manageably or freeing up equity - sometimes smaller is better.

Insurance
Are you eligible for this little-known health insurance saving?

Are you eligible for this little-known health insurance saving?

If you or a family member has served in the defence force you could save.

News
Don’t be fooled by these dodgy internet pop-up scams

Don’t be fooled by these dodgy internet pop-up scams

ACCC warns consumers about the latest tricks targeting your computer.

Health & Ageing
Virtual Reality can help dementia treatment

Virtual Reality can help dementia treatment

An aged care home using VR as entertainment made an unexpected discovery.

News
After the death of John Clarke, we remember his funniest work

After the death of John Clarke, we remember his funniest work

John Clarke was Australia's best political satirist - a reputation well earned.

Centrelink News
Commonwealth Ombudsman slams Centrelink robo-debt scheme

Commonwealth Ombudsman slams Centrelink robo-debt scheme

Customers treated unfairly, system lacks transparency, says Ombudsman.

News
The many movies of Mr Bean

The many movies of Mr Bean

People are photoshopping Mr Bean into the best movies, and with great results.

News
Amnesty warns companies that profit from torture

Amnesty warns companies that profit from torture

Companies running detention centres are profiting from torture: Amnesty

News
Common foot problems and how to fix them

Common foot problems and how to fix them

Often unloved and overlooked, our feet are susceptible to many ailments.

News
Top lawyer says Minister Tudge may have broken the law

Top lawyer says Minister Tudge may have broken the law

Leaking of Centrelink client's personal information may be a criminal offence.

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