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More than a matter of condoms
More than a matter of condoms

Comment | As experts gather in Melbourne for the 2014 international AIDS conference, public health lecturer Bridget Haire looks at five persistent myths about HIV.

Australia had a quick and effective response to HIV at the start of the epidemic. Some 30 years later, however, there’s a tendency to Full Story »

The Confabulist – an enchanting carpet-ride
The Confabulist – an enchanting carpet-ride

The Confabulist validates Steven Galloway’s reputation as one of the most exciting, accomplished and engaging storytellers of his generation.

Once again, the author of The Cellist of Sarajevo, has taken an era of relatively recent yesteryear and transformed it into something magical, creating Full Story »

Poem: Shearwaters, Grossard Point
Poem: Shearwaters, Grossard Point

POET’S CORNER | Nature provides inspiration for Junette Schoell, who has previously appeared in Poet’s Corner with poems about Wilpena Pound, the Barossa Valley and Victoria’s High Country. This time, she writes on the shearwaters of Phillip Island

Shearwaters, Grossard Point

They come and Full Story »

Colours of Gold
Colours of Gold

BOOK REVIEW | Australia, 1867: in the midst of a goldmining boom, a lone barrel drifts aimlessly down the Murray River with a frightened child sealed inside.

Rescued by river-boat captain Arnold Potter and named Alice, the child has little memory of her past, except for the fragmented images of a ma Full Story »

Gilberton
Gilberton

This return-verandah sandstone villa boasts elegant period features. There are timber floorboards, fireplaces, ceiling roses, cove cornices and picture rails. The home includes a formal lounge, a covered al fresco area, cellar and Tasmanian oak kitchen.

See more on the property here.

 

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Cornes to keep on keeping on
Cornes to keep on keeping on

AFL | The rejuvenation of Port Adelaide premiership player Kane Cornes continues – he confirmed today he’ll play on in 2015.

Cornes was almost washed up under former coach Matt Primus, who couldn’t see a continuing role for him in Port’s young and developing side.

Under coach Full Story »

Newcrest shareholders in class action
Newcrest shareholders in class action

Australia’s largest gold miner, Newcrest, is preparing to fight a class action by shareholders hurt by a massive financial writedown in 2013.

The move comes a month after Newcrest was fined $1.2 million by the corporate watchdog for selectively providing market-sensitive information to analyst Full Story »

Identifying MH17 bodies a forensics challenge
Identifying MH17 bodies a forensics challenge

Comment | With reports that bodies recovered from MH17 have finally left the crash site, forensic biologist Kristy Wright looks at the challenge of identifying victims.

Returning the 298 victims from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to their families with dignity and respect is a major priority for eac Full Story »

Grease is still the word
Grease is still the word

Gretel Scarlett has been a little in love with Sandy since she was eight years old – and now the young Australian performer has stepped into the oh-so-high heels once filled by Olivia Newton-John.

Scarlett (who has previously performed in Mamma Mia! and Wicked the Musical) plays the holidaying goo Full Story »

Partners

2 + 2 = 5 How the whole is worth more than the sum of the parts
2 + 2 = 5 How the whole is worth more than the sum of the parts

In this ever changing world, the challenges of owning and operating a successful business have never been greater. Not only do business owners face the daily operational issues of managing their business, they often manage the financial affairs of their businesses and deal with a myriad of complex s Full Story »

Change in Aged Care rules
Change in Aged Care rules

Increasing life expectancies and improvements in medical technology mean we can expect to have longer and more productive retirements. There is however, still a high chance that help will be needed with daily living activities and/or medical care especially at older ages.

For some people this may me Full Story »

Board responsibilities and the financial reporting process
Board responsibilities and the financial reporting process

As 30th June approaches it is always a good time for businesses to review their Board/Committee (“Board”) responsibilities and their impact on the direction of the year-end financial reporting process.

“The quality of financial information from a vigorous financial reporting process is not onl Full Story »