Brain Training

10 things to do when you are stuck at home

Despite common depictions in the mainstream media, most retirees are not used to being stuck at home all the time. So, what are you going to do with all that extra time at home?


The end of global travel as we know it: an opportunity for sustainable tourism

Out of crisis comes creativity. The end of travel as we know it could be an opportunity for a better way to travel in the future.


Friday Funnies: COVID-19 vs the internet

They say laughter is the best medicine, but have these internet users gone too far in poking fun at aspects of the global pandemic?

Aged Care

Limits on painkillers as aged ‘lockdown’ criticised

The government limits sales of painkillers as moves to protect the elderly are labelled ‘lazy, alarmist and counter productive’ if they continue long term.


Australia closes its borders to all non-citizens

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the full closure of Australian borders to all non-citizens, in an unprecedented move to protect the nation from the deadly coronavirus.


Want to consult your GP without being exposed to the coronavirus?

Want to Skype your GP to avoid exposure to the coronavirus? Here's what you need to know about the new telehealth option.

Banking & Investment

How the latest rate cut will affect your retirement

Will the record low Reserve Bank of Australia emergency rate cut ruin your retirement? Is there anything you can do to shore up your savings? These are the three wise men who’d know.


PM announces rent relief, postponed budget and distancing measures

Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the government will look into protective measures for residential and commercial renters, as well as further travel restrictions, drastic social distancing measures and funding boosts of aged care facilities.


‘Jerks, drongos and bloody idiots’ – pollies lash hoarders as unAustralian

“It is unAustralian. It is ridiculous.” That is the plea from a furious Prime Minister who is demanding that all Australians adopt a common-sense approach to shopping.


How you can manage the mental health effects of the COVID-19 crisis

Psychotherapist Noel McDermott tells how to manage the anxiety created by the coronavirus pandemic and the 24-hour news updates.


View from The Hill: MPs aim for lightning sitting on stimulus as third parliamentarian contracts virus

A pared-down parliament will aim to pass the government’s stimulus package in a single day’s sitting on Monday.


Qantas and Jetstar announce suspension of international flights

Qantas has announced a suspension of all scheduled international Qantas and Jetstar flights from Australia, as well as renewed cancellation policies.

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