Month: March 2024

Gardening is not a dying art

Gardening is not a dying art

An old copy of the Queensland Garden Annual, 6th edition, recently came into my possession. Its aged pages, tinted yellow with time, and the worn cover adorned with handwritten notes spoke volumes about its history.

Survey goal to improve disability services

Survey goal to improve disability services

People living with disability are being asked to take part in a state government-funded survey which aims to help improve inclusion and services.

Seniors embrace the single life

Seniors embrace the single life

The ‘grey divorce’ trend is on the rise in Australia, with new data revealing close to a third (32 per cent) of divorces are taking place after the age of 50.

New school program aims to curb vaping

New school program aims to curb vaping

Leading health education charity Life Ed Queensland is rolling out a new vaping education program this year for primary students as part of a nationwide early intervention strategy to help schools tackle the growing vaping problem.

Homes for Queenslanders Plan to support renters

Homes for Queenslanders Plan to support renters

Premier Steven Miles recently unveiled the Homes for Queenslanders Plan, aimed at bolstering support for Queensland renters through the implementation of robust legislation to ensure fairness, safety, and accessibility in the rental market.

Changing our money behaviours

Changing our money behaviours

We all know that changing our behaviours can be hard, let alone when it comes to money.

Call to review grocery pricing rules

Call to review grocery pricing rules

A recent survey of 6,500 older people revealed that the cost of groceries is one of their biggest cost-of-living concerns, especially among those who rent or are relying on the pension.

Collection will arouse curiosity

Collection will arouse curiosity

Browsing Fiona West’s works at the new Marvellous and Magical exhibition at Logan Art Gallery you could be forgiven for thinking that you have jumped down a rabbit hole into a world of eclectic and surreal reflections of nostalgia and childhood memories.

Farmers open gate to sell direct

Farmers open gate to sell direct

A collective of producers hosted their own market day on a farm in rural Allenview, less than an hour from Logan Central, in a bid to bring customers direct to their door.