More than one-third of Australians’ energy intake comes from junk foods. Known as discretionary foods, these include biscuits, chips, ice-cream and alcohol. For those aged 51-70, alcoholic drinks account for more than one-fifth of discretionary food intake.
After 18 years as leader of her party, and 13 as German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has announced that this will be her last term. How has she changed Germany and the world?
“Age and grow fat; dance and grow fat.” This phrase, which appears on a screen midway through Dancing Grandmothers, suggests that we can have our cake and eat it too, that whatever is inevitable, dancing will always bring us great joy. If we come out of the womb dancing, as I’ve always liked to imagine, then we must grow old dancing.
Icebreaker, the leading South Australian networking event, returns to Adelaide in November with a new format to connect hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, rising stars and employers with a ‘perfect match’.
The Royal Commission into aged care has begun its 18-month investigation into the quality and safety of Australia’s residential aged-care system.
Flinders researchers have found proteins in lung fluid that could hold the key to diagnosing pleural mesothelioma months or even years before a tumour is visible on imaging scans.
As food prices rise and families struggle to pay the bills, people who receive emergency food relief are very grateful but crave long-term ways to rise above the poverty line – including through innovative social enterprise programs.
Foreigners who were interned when Australia went to war led remarkable lives, with many of their stories relatively untold.”