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NSW residents are being urged to check if they are eligible for a portion of the millions of dollars waiting to be claimed through Revenue NSW. Minister for Finance Damien Tudehope said more than $442 million in forgotten money was sitting with Revenue NSW, including share dividends, trust accounts, refunds, commissions, deceased estates and money […]

Seventy percent of Australia’s sporting clubs, arts and cultural organisations, community groups, welfare services and youth services have described themselves as “threatened” by COVID in a new national survey released Friday May 15. The deadly impact of COVID-19 on Australia’s 600,000 community organisations has been revealed by a survey showing the $146 billion dollar sector […]

Vaccinating the poorest half of humanity – 3.7 billion people – against the COVID-19 coronavirus could cost less than the ten biggest pharmaceutical companies make in four months, Oxfam said today. Ahead of the World Health Assembly next week, Oxfam is urging governments and pharmaceutical companies to guarantee that vaccines, tests, and treatments will be […]

Taking the time to care for plants, potter in the garden or visit your local park could help to relieve some of the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNSW Sydney experts say. Plant ecologist Professor Angela Moles, Director of the Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, has experienced the benefits of gardening both at home and in […]

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is boosting the skills of GPs so that they can better address alcohol and other drug (AOD) use problems that are becoming more pronounced during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the $7.9 million initiative funded by the Federal Government the RACGP will deliver the Alcohol and Other Drugs […]

“Mummy” is from the versatile mind of Vayu, the man behind the scorching Naagin & the soul stirring Baatein Karo. The song is a reflection of all of us: our mothers/mother figures protected us all our childhood and now that we are adults, navigating this mess called Life, we frequently lie to ourselves and our […]

Premier Gladys Berejiklian today announced NSW will further ease COVID-19 restrictions across the State from Friday. Ms Berejiklian said that after assessing the new framework from National Cabinet and discussing the NSW impacts with state Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant, it was safe for NSW to ease further restrictions as the community was vigilant with […]

This is a challenging time for all families. A friendly check-in from a mate can make a big difference. 2Calls2Dads is the brainchild of Brisbane Dad Ken Houliston from The Fathering Project (national charity), who encountered many dads needing just that, a friendly chat, and someone to share their worries with. The 2Calls2Dads Challenge invites […]

Tourism Australia will be transporting the country’s incredible tourism offerings into the living rooms of hundreds of thousands of Australians with a curated live program of virtual travel experiences to inspire them to dream about their next Australian holiday. The program will highlight the best that Australia has to offer, from our unique culture to […]

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has released the results of a survey completed by over 1,180 Australian GPs showing that GPs and patients are heeding the message on telehealth. More than 99% of surveyed GPs revealed that their practices are offering patients consultation via telehealth (including phone and video options). The survey also found […]

Disability workers fear a lack of support for the sector means they could be hit hard by a COVID-19 outbreak. This is the outcome of a new research report titled The disability workforce and COVID-19: initial experiences of the outbreak which provides analysis of data collected in March by UNSW’s Dr Natasha Cortis and Dr Georgia van Toorn. […]

The NSW property market will roll out the welcome mat from next weekend with agents and vendors able to hold traditional property inspections and on-site auctions after a six-week limited shutdown due to COVID-19. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Health Brad Hazzard said the relaxing of restrictions was a sign of the ongoing success […]

#HumHaarNahiMaanenge – A Song of Strength, Togetherness & Hope by A.R. Rahman, Prasoon Joshi & Various Artists. HDFC Bank and various talented musicians have come together to pay tribute to the never-say-die spirit of our nation with #HumHaarNahiMaanenge. You too can make a difference! Support this initiative by donating to the PM-CARES Fund. Visit: […]

Medical researchers at the Centenary Institute have focused their efforts to understand how the coronavirus is causing COVID-19 and are launching projects that will investigate a range of potential treatment strategies. “Since the prospects of conventional antiviral drugs and vaccines are uncertain it is vital to develop other approaches that can prevent severe infection or […]

Members of the public can now have their say on a plan that will transform the city skyline and help kickstart Sydney’s post Covid-19 economic recovery. The draft Central Sydney Planning Strategy outlines a vision for buildings more than 300m tall, more office space, high-quality design and outstanding public places – the strategy will be […]