australia post can’t turn back. here’s why

Australia Post can’t turn back. Here’s why

Picture: Shuttlestock Hand-written letters and posted bills are disappearing, and they were vanishing well before the latest slump. Australia Post says between 2007 and 2019 the volume of personally addressed letters more than halved (over a period in...
drivers v cyclists: it’s like an ethnic conflict, which offers clues to managing ‘road wars’

Drivers v cyclists: it’s like an ethnic conflict, which offers clues to managing ‘road...

Picture: Shuttlestock Motorists and cyclists are akin to ethnic groups, our research shows. This means we might want to look to multiculturalism in managing relations on the roads. As we exit lockdown, car and bicycle use will increase greatly....
a guide to maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the covid-19 pandemic

A Guide to maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the Covid-19 pandemic

COVID-19 has changed our daily routines and our social life. According to HWO, we need to practice prevention measures in our everyday life to stay healthy. It is essential to know about some healthy...
world elder abuse awareness day 2020

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020

Relationships Australia – working with families to negotiate the complex issues related to ageing and to reduce incidence of the abuse of older people across Australia. Monday 15 June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day,...
‘i love australia’: 3 things international students want australians to know

‘I love Australia’: 3 things international students want Australians to know

Picture: Shuttlestock A recent statement from China’s education bureau warned Chinese students about studying in Australia due to “racist incidents” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Such statements, and further moves from China’s education agents threatening to redirect students towards...
all you needs to know about spiritual meditation

All You Needs To Know About Spiritual Meditation

Are you wondering about getting some dramatic change in your body, physically, mentally, and emotionally? Then, you have to slow down, focus within, and become aware of yourself. No doubt, it takes some extra...
to market, to market! st kilda esplanade market reopens

St Kilda Esplanade Market reopens

Creative wares crafted by local artists and makers can be snapped up when St Kilda Esplanade Market reopens on Sunday (7 June), following the easing of Victorian Government COVID-19 restrictions. The Market, now in its...
we’re at a fork in the road: do we choose neighbourhoods to live, work and play in?

We’re at a fork in the road: do we choose neighbourhoods to live, work...

Do we really want to go back to daily commuting as the default way of working? David Moir/AAP Living, working and playing in the one neighbourhood has often been touted as the ideal outcome for well-planned...
relationships australia survey results

Relationships Australia survey results

COVID-19 restrictions and the effects on people's relationships New research launched today by Relationships Australia reveals that the close relationships in our lives have been significantly affected by restrictions associated with COVID-19. Based on data collected...
listen to older voices: marjorie collins – part 1

Listen To Older Voices: Marjorie Collins – Part 1

  Welcome to part 1 of a 2-part program featuring the Life and Times of 90 year old Marjorie Collins.   Born in 1930, in Horsham Victoria, Marjorie makes it clear that although this was the...