safety

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How avoid being tracked online

How to stop being tracked online

How avoid being tracked online

There are ways to throw off the technology tracking your online activity.

Is your destination safe?

Is your destination safe?

Is your destination safe?

There’s an easy way to find out if your destination is safe.

How safe is your suburb

Suburban crime

How safe is your suburb

The Fairfax Crime Dashboard allows users to check crime rates their suburb.

Air New Zealand’s new safety video

Air New Zealand’s new safety video

Air New Zealand’s new safety video

Air New Zealand’s new safety video buries safety beneath the wow factor.

Delete yourself from the internet

How to delete yourself from the internet

Delete yourself from the internet

Fear not: erasing yourself from the internet is possible.

Wise up with these safety tips

Wise up with these safety tips

Wise up with these safety tips

Whether out and about walking, shopping or driving, stay alert and stay safe.

Your data is not safe: ADHA

ADHA admits My Health Record information may not be safe

Your data is not safe: ADHA

Experts agree that your My Health Record information may not be safe.

Here’s how to stay safe at home

Here’s how to stay safe at home

Here’s how to stay safe at home

If you’re concerned about rising crime rates, follow these home-safety guidelines.

Deadly smoke detectors

Is this the most dangerous common household item?

Deadly smoke detectors

The victim of one in three fire-related deaths is aged over 65. But what is ...

World’s top 20 safest airlines

World’s top 20 safest airlines

World’s top 20 safest airlines

AirlineRatings.com announces its list of the world’s safest airlines for 2018.

How to avoid identity theft

identity theft concept image credit cards lock keyboard

How to avoid identity theft

Tips to protect you from having your identity stolen when abroad.

How not to wear your oxygen mask

How not to wear your oxygen mask

How not to wear your oxygen mask

This is why airlines show safety videos before each flight.

Over 65s the target of clever scam

ACCC warns older Australians of fake billing scams

Over 65s the target of clever scam

ACCC warns of cleverly disguised scammers demanding payments.

Gadgets to make travel safer

Gadgets to make travel safer

Gadgets to make travel safer

Being mugged or ripped off can turn any dream holiday into your worst nightmare.

Facebook data breach hits millions

Facebook data breach hits millions

Facebook data breach hits millions

Alleged data breach affecting 50 million people the largest in Facebook’s history.

Why are more older Australians drowning?

Why are more older Australians drowning?

Why are more older Australians drowning?

We tell you what you need to do to stay safe in the water.

Why you need to lift the shades

Why you need to lift the shades

Why you need to lift the shades

William wants to know why he was asked to pull up the shades the last ...

Are dating apps safe?

Are dating apps safe?

Are dating apps safe?

Analysis of dating apps has shown that many of them leak data.

How to hide your travel cash

hiding travel money

How to hide your travel cash

This is the cleverest way to hide travel cash that we’ve ever seen!

Clean drinking water in seconds

Clean drinking water in seconds

Clean drinking water in seconds

SteriPEN Pure+™ can give you clean drinking water in 48 seconds.

How your iPhone could save your life

How your iPhone could save your life

How your iPhone could save your life

With a few taps, your iPhone could get you out of danger or save your ...

Could your car accessories kill you?

Could your car accessories kill you?

Could your car accessories kill you?

New research to improve road safety for older drivers.

Top three online scams revealed

Top three online scams revealed

Top three online scams revealed

The ACCC has revealed its list of tricks most likely to catch unwary Aussies.

Push to regulate mobility scooters

Push to regulate mobility scooters

Push to regulate mobility scooters

Battle for our footpaths begins as Nationals try to clampdown on scooter speeds.

Ashtrays in airplane bathrooms

Ashtrays in airplane bathrooms

Ashtrays in airplane bathrooms

Brian wants to know why there are still ashtrays in airplanes.

How safe is your plane?

airplane

How safe is your plane?

How do planes overcome the hazards posed by weather, technology and humans?

Pensioners targeted in iTunes scam

74-year-old woman fleeced $46,000 in iTunes gift card scam

Pensioners targeted in iTunes scam

A 74-year-old woman was fleeced of $46,000 in an iTunes gift card scam.

Tread with caution

older woman falls in bathroom

Tread with caution

More older Australians living at home means more are likely to have a nasty fall.

Nine must-have travel skills

happy mature woman laying on her back in the park

Nine must-have travel skills

Our list of essential travel skills will prove invaluable to anyone heading off on a ...

Inside a scammer’s bag of tricks

How phishing scammers con their way to your ID

Inside a scammer’s bag of tricks

Older Australians have this year been stung to the tune of $113,000.

Fingerprints to replace passports

Fingerprints are replacing your boarding pass and passport

Fingerprints to replace passports

Boarding passes and passports may soon be a thing of the past.

Understanding food expiry dates

two ladies talking whilst one drinks and the other checks the best before details on the side of a juice bottle

Understanding food expiry dates

Do you know what the little dates stamped on the side of your food mean?

Stash and go

Bra stash for storing valuables

Stash and go

We do believe this is one of the cleverest travel gadgets around.

What is a Smart Pole?

What is a Smart Pole?

What is a Smart Pole?

What does the Smart Pole do and how is it making your life safer and ...

Is your credit card being scammed?

A pickpocket steals a wallet do you know if your credit card is being scammed

Is your credit card being scammed?

Here’s how to spot the warning signs of a credit card scam.

Should I rethink my UK trip?

DFAT advice: is it safe to travel to the UK?

Should I rethink my UK trip?

Here’s what DFAT has to say about travelling to the UK.

How to tackle internet trolls

Internet Troll

How to tackle internet trolls

Trolls belong under bridges, here’s how to put them back in their place.

Are you a mugger’s dream target?

Ex-mugger tells all: who they target and how they do it

Are you a mugger’s dream target?

Ex-mugger reveals his secrets so you can stay safe in the streets.

The Little Black Book of Scams

The little black book of scams

The Little Black Book of Scams

The ACCC has released a handy weapon to help you become more scam savvy.

Essential Easter road trip tips

Tips to ensure that you arrive alive this Easter

Essential Easter road trip tips

Our road-trip tips will ensure you arrive alive and in good spirits.

The safest countries in the world

Safety ranked globe

The safest countries in the world

The safest countries in the world – as rated by the Global Peace Index.

Avoid these five hotel scams

Five hidden hotel scams to avoid

Avoid these five hotel scams

Even the most seasoned travellers might not be aware of these hotel scams.

Aussies conned by Xmas parcel scam

Australians being caught out by fake parcel delivery scams

Aussies conned by Xmas parcel scam

Fake parcel delivery scams are catching many Australians off guard.

How safe is your BBQ?

Meat cooking safely on a BBQ

How safe is your BBQ?

With summer nearly here, it's worth a timely reminder to check your BBQ for gas ...

Five clever ways to cut food waste

Apple core leftover food waste

Five clever ways to cut food waste

Five small changes you can make to reverse your food waste.

World’s most dangerous countries

Map with pin of dangerous country to visit

World’s most dangerous countries

Discover the world’s safest and most dangerous countries.

Digital security tips for travellers

How to protect yourself from cybercrime when you travel

Digital security tips for travellers

Five digital security tips to help protect you from cybercrime when you travel.

Don’t be conned by Census scam

Scammers are using the Census to fleece people of their details

Don’t be conned by Census scam

Scammers are using the Census to swindle unsuspecting Aussies of their information.

How to share your location

How to share your location

How to share your location

Here are three great ways to help you keep track of your family and friends.

Food safety at home

older lady washing vegetables in her very white kitchen

Food safety at home

Many people don’t heed to food safety tips, so here’s how to avoid food poisoning ...

Your hearing health explained

Your hearing health explained

Your hearing health explained

Diminished hearing can have a huge impact on your way of life and general wellbeing.

Register your travel details

Register your travel details

Register your travel details

Australians are urged to register on Smart Traveller before going abroad.

Is Uber safe?

Is Uber safe?

Is Uber safe?

Taxi companies are facing tough competition from a new transport service called Uber.

Ebola travel update

Ebola travel update

Ebola travel update

With the Ebola virus containing to spread, here are a few things Australians should know ...

Find a penpal

Find a penpal

Find a penpal

Find a penpal or email pal with similar interests with this handy guide

10 rules for safe online dating

10 rules for safe online dating

10 rules for safe online dating

Make sure you have the best possible experience by keeping these rules in mind.

Which sunscreen is right for you?

Which sunscreen is right for you?

Which sunscreen is right for you?

Skin care expert Christine Calais explains why you shouldn’t step out without some SPF.

Two dead in San Fran plane crash

Two dead in San Fran plane crash

Two dead in San Fran plane crash

An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul to San Francisco has crashed on landing.

Five steps to safer warfarin

Five steps to safer warfarin

Five steps to safer warfarin

Many people are not taking warfarin safely, putting them at risk of blood clots or ...

New driving rules for mobile phones

New driving rules for mobile phones

New driving rules for mobile phones

780 drivers have been fined at least $298 in the first 11 days of new ...

Plastic causes breast cancer

Plastic causes breast cancer

Plastic causes breast cancer

There is an email going around which claims that plastic causes breast cancer.

Prepaid debit cards

Prepaid debit cards

Prepaid debit cards

Purchase products online with peace of mind

Too old to drive

Too old to drive

Too old to drive

A research team has developed a car to help keep older drivers on the road.

Older drivers are overconfident

Older drivers are overconfident

Older drivers are overconfident

Can we trust older drivers to decide when to hand in their licences?

What is a carer?

What is a carer

What is a carer?

YOURLifeChoices subscriber, Carol, does a fantastic job looking after her elderly parents ...

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