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Missile warning and false alarms: what warnings do we have in Australia?

missile warning

“Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” – Not a text message that should be issued to the masses lightly, or so you would think. What public warning systems do we have in Australia, what checks and balances are in place to prevent ‘false’ alarms? and what training


Private health premiums set to rise

private health premiums

Health Minister Greg Hunt wants health insurers to deliver the lowest premium rise in more than 15 years but families could still have to pay $200 a year more.


What do you think of this year’s MLA lamb ad?

MLA lamb ad

As always, the MLA lamb ad is causing a stir with opinions divided over the left wing v’s right wing theme. Tell us your thoughts….


Hairstyles for older women – short, medium or long!

hairstyles for older women

Hairstyles for older women with medium, long and short hair over 50, 60 and 70 years.  Watch this video for some seriously amazing hair inspiration!


Turmeric, Matcha Green Tea and Coconut Smoothie

turmeric, matcha green tea and coconut smoothie

This creamy turmeric matcha green tea and coconut smoothie is packed full of so much goodness – from the coconut, chia seeds, ginger and the aromatic Turmeric Matcha mix! If you want to take the creaminess to the next level, you can even add half an avocado too. And if there’s any leftover, pop it


Beware of this ingredient in your granola….


This one ingredient could be hiding in your daily granola….and it isn’t healthy for you! Erin Young, health writer & founder of Zen Green Tea, shares with us some healthy matcha and turmeric granola recipes.


Turmeric and Matcha Green Tea Bliss Balls

Turmeric and Matcha green tea bliss balls

Turmeric makes a great addition to some mid afternoon snacks, such as these turmeric and Matcha Green Tea bliss balls. The earthy turmeric is balanced by the lemon and ginger, and there is a natural sweetness from the coconut and dates too. They go perfectly with a golden turmeric tea! Erin Young, health writer & founder


How to make your own Australian native Christmas wreath

Christmas wreath

Want to make something with a bit more of an Aussie flavour this Christmas? Then why not make your own native Christmas wreath to adorn your front door.  


Video: All I Want For Christmas – Carpool Karaoke


If you haven’t watched it yet, here it is! This is Carpool Karaoke from the US based Late Late Show. Carpool Karaoke is a segment in which James Corden and musical guests sing along to their songs whilst driving on a planned route in Los Angeles. This is one special piece just for Christmas…you might even


NBN warns of delays


NBN Co will temporarily suspend the rollout of its network using pay TV cables in a bid to “improve customer experience”, meaning months of delay for some. Hundreds of thousands of Australians could be forced to wait months longer than expected to be connected to the national broadband network via pay television cables.