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Literary Event with John Howard - 29/10/201410/28/14
Sir Robert Menzies held the office of Prime Minister of Australia twice. When he was first elected in 1939 it was a short stay of only 2 years. It wasn't until 1949 that he would return to the position - this time though he would remain as Prime...
'B' is for Budget - 28/10/2014
Budgeting - it's one of those words that can lead you to tense up even at the whisper of it. Let's face it, it's spreadsheets and saving is pretty much the polar opposite of fun. But, when it comes to setting up a secure financial future there's no...
More Than Nips and Tucks - 27/10/2014
Plastic surgery is a billion dollar industry and the profits show no sign of drying up - some estimates put growth at around 20-30% a year. But, the medical discipline generally associated with the image conscious world of Hollywood isn't all nip,...
Pet Advice with Dr Kersti Seksel - 24/10/2014
Australians spend around 2 billion dollars every year on pet food. And in this modern age the food is more sophisticated to cover your pet's dietary needs. Our very popular regular contributor, vet and animal behavourist Dr Kersti Seksel, is here to...
Going for Distance - 23/10/2014
You'd think that winning your second Bathurst 100 in a row would be something to boast about. Not so if you're Ford apparently. The car manufacture has been pretty quite since their big win earlier this month leading some observers to wonder what's...
Solving Neighbourhood Disputes - 22/10/2014
If you are lucky you have wonderful neighbours, but if not they may be the bane of your life. How can we best manage neighborhood disputes? What are your rights? Tony has some experts in the Nightlife studio to help. Jane Crittenden of Crittenden...
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - 20/10/2014
Flashbacks, recurring nightmares and the constant fear of danger. This is the territory of someone experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and almost 1 million Australians deal with this debilitating condition every year. To help us understand...
A Whole Lotta Bytes - 17/10/2014
One million terabytes. That's how much data Australian's downloaded in the three months to June, 2014. That's a big number - up from 100,000 terabytes in three months five years ago - and says a lot about the relationship that Australians have with...
Babies in the Sky with Diamonds - 16/10/2014
What's it like to experience the world as a baby? Turns out it's a bit of a trip. New research into psychoactive drugs and consciousness is suggesting that life as an infant is vivid beyond imagination - akin to a psychedelic experience. That might be...
Nightlife Literary Lunch with Julia Gillard - 15/10/2014
We are pleased to present the Literary Lunch featuring the 27th Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, who has just released a book with her side of the story called "My Story". If you missed this live make sure make a tea or coffee, sit back and...
Getting Top Dollar for Your Property - 14/10/2014
The internet has revolutionised the real estate game. Although good signage and a window display is no longer the key to attracting top dollar when selling-up, the bottom line has remained the same. Even in the current sellers market we all want to...
The Cigarette of the 21st Century? - 13/10/2014
We know smoking kills. We also know that for every person who dies from a smoking related disease 30 other will suffer from a serious illness directly related to their smoking. But, what about these so-called electronic cigarettes?
Monty Python Meets Ikea - 10/10/2014
For almost 150 years an extraordinary piece of Australian history sat, forgotten in a castle attic in the Highlands of Scotland. Fortunately that's no longer the case. Today the 19th Century Macquarie Collector's Chest, created for the Governor from...
Australia's 'Great Race' - 09/10/2014
It's a big time of year for Australian Motorsport. The Bathrust 1000 has rolled around again which is usually a battle between Holden and Ford. However, in a break from tradition that could be somewhat disconcerting for die-hard Bathurst fans, some...
Catching Them While They're Young - 08/10/2014
Adolescence and early adulthood is a beacon for mental health issues. While we often brush off problematic behavior or emotional swings as teenage angst and moodiness it can also be the first indications of more serious issues down the track. Given...
The Dead Calm - 07/10/2014
The Reserve Bank has spoken and the official cash rate will stay where it is at 2.5%. That's 14 months with nary a dip nor a bounce - the longest time the RBA has kept the rate perfectly stable in over 10 years. That's an exciting historical note for...
In Your Head - 06/10/2014
We don't often like to admit it but, there is still a terrible stigma attached to mental illness. Because of this stigma those of us who are dealing with a mental illness are often reticent to talk about. And, when you don't talk, it can be hard to...
Cleaning Away the Dreary Months - 03/10/2014
The colder months can take a toll on outdoor living spaces. The balcony, patio and barbecue can all look pretty shod after a few months of winter neglect. But, with summer around the corner its time to get the bicarb and your scourer out of...
Surviving in the IT Jungle - 02/10/2014
When it comes to nature's evolutionary arms race the single most important rule is 'don't get left behind'. In the red in tooth and claw world of IT, the story is no different. Whether you're an industry giant or a burgeoning start-up, if you're not...
Rethinking Waste - 01/10/2014
Over a billion items are sold globally every year that ill never been used again. Clothes, phones, books, toys... the list goes on and on. The eventual resting place for many of these 'throw away' items is of course your local landfill. But, does it...
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