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Nearly half of all Australians over-50 experienced ageism in the past year, but only one in five of them took any action in response, according to new research launched to mark the first Ageism Awareness Day today. Australia’s campaign to end ageism, EveryAGE Counts, commissioned a nationwide poll by The RedBridge Group, to help understand the gap […]

The light at the end of the tunnel isn’t just the coming reduction in COVID-19 restrictions with high vaccination rates, it’s also the lengthening light at the end of the day. Attorney General Mark Speakman is reminding NSW residents the time for change has come with the clocks moving forward on Sunday, 3 October at […]

The NSW Government and Opera Australia are partnering to bring two internationally-acclaimed productions to Sydney Harbour in 2022, including a new offering on Cockatoo Island with the audience on land and on the water. Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour will return from 25 March to 24 April 2022 with The Phantom of the Opera taking […]

The NSW Vice-Chancellors’ Committee has welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement to allow a small number of international students to return to NSW in the later months of 2021. “After more than 18 months of planning, we are delighted that both the Federal and State Governments are supportive of an incremental reopening of our borders to […]

Look up in the sky, it’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a flying car! While the idea of hovering motor vehicles might once have been considered farfetched, it’s certainly not the case today. Companies around the world are reaching new heights to develop flying cars that could one day be flown by commuters […]

ate putting on the runners? If fat loss is your goal, a new UNSW Sydney-led study shows that you might not have to. It’s basic exercise knowledge that to gain muscles, you strength train, and to lose fat, you do cardio – right? Not necessarily, a new UNSW study published this week in Sports Medicine suggests. In […]

A new laneways revitalisation plan will transform a series of Sydney’s inner-city lanes and underused space to further support the City of Sydney’s post-pandemic recovery measures. Lord Mayor Clover Moore said prioritising the new laneways revitalisation plan will help draw people back into the city and create a lively, engaging and prosperous city centre. “We’re […]

World first: Monash University researchers identify potential cause and treatment for obesity and insulin resistance Monash University researchers have shown for the first time that mesenteric (gut) lymphatic dysfunction is a potential cause of and therapeutic target for obesity and insulin resistance. The ground-breaking study, published today in the prestigious journal Nature Metabolism, identified a profoundly damaging […]

Children and teenagers aged 18 years and under will be able to create a ‘friends bubble’ to allow home visits provided the adults in their homes are fully vaccinated, under an easing of restrictions for school holidays. From 12 noon today, 21 September, people aged 18 years and under who live in stay-at-home areas and […]

The Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) has today release alarming figures showing our nation’s most loved creature is in rapid decline. Since 2018, there has been an estimated 30% decline in Koalas across Australia, with populations estimated to be between 32,065 – 57,920 down from 45,745 – 82,170 in 2018. AKF has invested millions of dollars […]

Watch Bad Boy Badshah in this BIG BAD DROP along with Mrunal Thakur in an all-new badass avatar with vocals by Nikhita Gandhi! It’s time to #BeBad and burn the dance floor with the biggest baddest party starter of 2021. Let’s Go! #BadBoyBadGirl #BeBad #Badshah Credits: Song: Bad Boy x Bad Girl Artist: Badshah, Nikhita […]

The Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) says couples may need help to save or rebuild their relationships after more than 18 months of Covid-related strain. Members of PACFA’s Australian College of Relationship Counsellors are unsurprised by an Australian National University survey in which nearly a quarter of respondents said their relationships had been more […]

FORCED EXPERIMENT WORKING FROM HOME The shift to working from home caused by the pandemic is one of the biggest changes to the way we work in the last fifty years. “In less than two years we have gone from less than 8 per cent of Australians working from home to 40 per cent. While […]

So many climate models, so little time … A new way of measuring ocean temperatures helps scientists sort the likely from unlikely scenarios of global warming. We’ve heard that rising temperatures will lead to rising sea levels, but what many may not realise is that most of the increase in energy in the climate system is […]

“Excellent” season and booming commodity prices see nation’s buoyant farmers defying broader COVID economic uncertainty A second consecutive year of good seasonal conditions and high commodity prices is helping shield Australia’s farm sector from the broader economic uncertainty of COVID-19, with farmer sentiment surging in recent months, according to the latest quarterly Rabobank Rural Confidence […]