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Fun things with the grandkids

Grandmother and granddaughter gardening together

Fun things with the grandkids

Easy projects that are fun for the whole family and encourage kids to be creative. ...

Top Stories

  1. Classic novels you always meant to read
  1. Lockdown hobbies: Cross-stitch
  1. Growing trend in lockdown to be maintained
  1. Turn photos into works of art
  1. Perceptions and pathways

Rebel rocker plays with passion

Let the Good Times at Home roll: Deborah Conway plays with passion

Rebel rocker plays with passion

Apia Good Times stars can’t come to your town this year, but you can visit ...

Quiz barbecue personality

Quiz: What’s your barbecue personality?

Quiz barbecue personality

What kind of person do you become once you have the power of the tongs ...

Self-surveillance keeps shoppers honest

Self-surveillance keeps shoppers honest

Self-surveillance keeps shoppers honest

The new technique keeping Australian shoppers honest at the checkout.

Finding joy in the simple things

woman enjoying a walk on a sunny day

Finding joy in the simple things

Have a newfound appreciation for your daily walk? Noticing the colour of the sky more?

Book Reviews

Classic novels you always meant to read

But if you didn’t, it’s time that you did

Ready set read

10 absorbing books

Need a good read in lockdown? Writer Hannah Stephenson rounds up some of the best.

Which will you read?

When Mum died

A fly-on-the-wall moment from everyday life.

Absent sons

Movie Reviews

Last Cab to Darwin

Michael Caton’s appearance was sufficient to entice me to see Last Cab to Darwin.

Not to be missed

Ruben Guthrie: alcohol unplugged

Kaye reviews Brendan Cowell’s energetic, some would say explosive film, Ruben Guthrie.

We loved it!

A grand return for Mr Holmes

Mr Holmes tells the tale of an ageing detective trying to put together the pieces of his past.

Highly recommended

Charities

Dress for Success

Dress for Success provides professional attire to disadvantaged women. Can you help?

Make a difference

The gift of giving

If there is someone in your life who has everything, or you just don’t want to give a gift which gets thrown to the back of the cupboard, why not think about a gift that keeps on giving? Organisations such as Oxfam and CARE Australia ...

Charity gifts

Inspirational gifting

While we may covet the latest gadget or new item of clothing for Christmas, we should ask ourselves, do we really need it? Even a few dollars can help people much more in need this Christmas. Mission Australia helps families and individuals who have nowhere ...

Find out more

Tributes

Perceptions and pathways

Dianne Motton remembers when the rights of women were shoved into the background.

Careers for women

Diggers’ reports from faraway lands

Sharing diggers’ stories from your hometown is a great way to commemorate ANZAC Day.

Amazing ANZAC stories

History’s greatest mad scientist

The most important scientist the world never knew, Nikola Tesla was born on this day in 1856.

An incredible genius

Activities

Turn photos into works of art

Give walls a new lease of life with a touch of creativity and your own photos.

Picture this

Lockdown hobbies to keep you busy

Try these activities to keep your mind challenged while you’re staying in.

Keep busy, stay healthy

Fears fuel a need to be green

The coronavirus pandemic leads to unprecedented sales of seeds, seedlings and edible plants.

Bunnings limits items

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