Elder Abuse Perpetrated By Family Members

by   Ninety per cent of elder abuse is perpetrated by family members, according to new data released by Seniors Rights Victoria (SRV) and the National Ageing Research Institute. Entitled Seven Years of Elder Abuse Data in Victoria, the report analysed 2,385 […]

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by AUGUST 31 Queensland’s Wacol COVID-19 cluster grew by one new case overnight, prompting the chief health officer to call on people to start wearing masks 9 on public transport and shopping centres. “I won’t be moved on this,” she said. “(Whether […]

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by FRIDAY,  AUGUST 28 The annual Schoolies festival at the Gold Coast has been cancelled by the government in response to the growing COVID-19 threat. Queensland’s chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young said she sympathised with year 12 graduates. “I’m really sorry […]

#SheWatches Les Miserables

by   The excellent French drama, Les Miserables, is loosely based on the original Victor Hugo story, but is a modern day crime story inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris. It’s set in the gritty suburb of Montfermeil in Paris, where […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide

by   It’s that time of year to spoil that special Father figure in your life! Check out our top picks!   Send a CHOC & SOCKS bundle from Super Sprinkle! Shop here!   Give the gift of good skin with The […]

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by   THURSDAY AUG 26 Hundreds of thousands of coastal residents of the US states of Louisiana and Texas have been urged to flee as a massive hurricane described as “unsurvivable” headed for land. Hurricane Laura is brewing in the Gulf of […]

#SheDiscovers What’s New This Week

by   #SheSociety rounds up this week’s newest finds I Am Woman on Stan! The Stan Original Film tells the inspiring story of Helen Reddy, a fearlessly ambitious and passionate singer who wrote and sang the song “I Am Woman”, which went […]

Making Reusable Facemasks

by   In Victoria the wearing of facemasks has become mandatory. So when my daughter, who lives in Melbourne, said “mum, can you please make us some reusable facemasks” my immediate response, as it was when she asked me to make her […]

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by   WEDNESDAY AUG 25 Girl rescued in Greece after being swept out to sea on an inflatable unicorn, reports AP newsagency. A young girl has been rescued by the crew from a Greek ferry after being swept out to sea on […]

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by   TUESDAY AUG 25 One of Australia’s most senior religious leaders says he would likely boycott the COVID-19 vaccine being developed by Oxford University, on ethical grounds. The Federal Government has signed an international deal that would provide all Australians free access […]

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by   MONDAY AUG 24  The health of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and the repeated unexplained disappearances from public have South Korean media in a frenzy, news.com reports. A former South Korean official has told local broadcasters that recent moves within […]

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by FRIDAY, August 21 The Prime Minister has commended the NSW government for keeping the state open during the pandemic. With the key weapons of testing, tracing and outright containment, the state has been a success. “They haven’t been intimidated when things […]

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by   Thursday, August 19   A supervisor at Brisbane Youth Detention Centre in Wacol, in the city’s west, has tested positive to coronavirus, forcing hundreds of staff and children to be tested. Queensland Health said the woman, who is in her […]

#SheDiscovers What’s New This Week

by #SheSociety rounds up this week’s newest finds Why Women Kill on SBS Why Women Kill is an American dark comedy-drama series . Set in multiple time periods, the series depicts the events leading to a death that occurs after the respective husbands of three […]

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