Overcoming your fear of needles

As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins, experts offer their advice on how to cope with trypanophobia.


Is 'Chris-teria' hitting new heights in this pandemic year?

For a 91-year-old lad who spent his youth in India, Christmas in Oz continues to surprise.


Retail therapy post COVID

With the to-do list of household chores knocked over during lockdown, what now? Dianne Motton reacquaints herself with … shopping!


The trends from 2020 that support a positive outlook in retirement

Older Australians can take a bow for the way they have weathered the pandemic storm. Here’s why.


Flight Centre CEO tells how the travel industry is fighting back

James Kavanagh, CEO of Flight Centre discusses how travel work in 2021 and beyond.

Federal Budget

Budget ‘just isn’t stimulating’, says tax expert

It’s not the size of the deficit that counts, it’s how you use it, says analyst.


Is a GST increase on the cards? Victoria points finger at Canberra

A question at Daniel Andrews’ press conference points to the fact a GST increase is being considered.


Personality predicts who will and won’t follow social distancing rules

Your personality traits determine how well you abide by social distancing laws. Who will wait on the checkout line footprints and who will rage against them?

Mind Your Own Retirement Podcast

Why you should not put your health on hold

Managing your health during the current pandemic is challenging, to say the least. The major concern is that underlying health needs are being ignored, and that’s why we are speaking with Dr Andrew Rochford from the Australian Digital Health Agency about why you should not put your health on hold.


Top four post-COVID travel trends

The travel industry has been irreversibly changed by COVID-19, and so have our attitudes. In a post-COVID world we can expect to see more local travel, more wellness getaways, more camping and more work away trips.


Victoria essentially heading into stage four restrictions: Premier

Face masks will be mandatory across the state from midnight on Sunday and other restrictions are set to apply from Thursday, premier announces on a black day for Victoria.


Iceland opens its borders for tourists

On the 15 June, Iceland fully reopened its borders, bars and mind-boggling natural attractions to international tourists.

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