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Let pensioners work to fill labour shortages

Let pensioners work to fill labour shortages

Our campaign to let pensioners work is gathering momentum. Here’s how you can help spread the word and create a win for common sense.

Your health


Free COVID-19 home testing kits for concession card holders

Free COVID-19 home testing kits for concession card holders

From next week, concession card holders will be able to access free rapid antigen tests from pharmacies. So, how will it work and will there be tests available?

Are you experiencing hearing difficulties?

Are you experiencing hearing difficulties?

3.5 million Australian adults are affected by hearing loss – we take a closer look at the signs and symptoms.

Your wealth


Retirees risk being underinsured for natural disaster

Retirees risk being underinsured for natural disaster

Living with nature means having a survival plan. Does that include under insuring your property?

Renting blues – pensioners shut out of housing

Renting blues – pensioners shut out of housing

A new study finds renting for people on low incomes is now unaffordable.

World


How to learn new things – some top tips

How to learn new things – some top tips

Here’s some New Year ‘tricks’ for us ‘Old Dogs’.

Mozzies, blue cheese and old socks – here’s the buzz!

Mozzies, blue cheese and old socks – here’s the buzz!

Why do mosquitoes put the bite on summer fun? Here’s what we know.

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New ‘Council of Elders’ to champion concerns of older Australians

New ‘Council of Elders’ to champion concerns of older Australians

Fourteen eminent Australians – including National Seniors Australia CEO John McCallum – have been appointed to the inaugural aged care Council of Elders, to ensure your voice is heard by government.

The antiviral COVID-19 drug that could change everything

The antiviral COVID-19 drug that could change everything

As COVID-19 infections soar around the country with Omicron, new antiviral drugs could help those infected from getting seriously sick and stay out of hospital.