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Short break holidays – NSW Central Coast

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  With short break holidays becoming more popular amongst Australians, the NSW Central Coast is an ideal place to visit writes Dallas Sherringham.

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Lake Macquarie’s top 17 highlights for 2017

Lake Macquarie

If you haven’t yet discovered the seaside secrets, bushland beauty, cycling and walking trails and cultural hotspots of Lake Macquarie, 2017 is the year to experience them. We’ve put together our top 17 things to do in Lake Macquarie to kick start your getaway planning. Redhead Beach – known for its photogenic red rocky headland

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Doctor On Your Side Campaign Targets Effective Weight Loss Methods

The new Doctor on Your Side education campaign encourages Australians battling excess weight to discuss their weight loss options with their general practitioner (GP). The Doctor On Your Side campaign is  being launched in NSW on the heels of new research[i] which reveals that more than three in five Australians have tried to lose weight in the last six

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Snapshot Shows Cardiovascular Disease is a Greater Risk in the Bush

Australians living outside capital cities are at significantly greater risk (26%) of the nation’s biggest killer, cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to data analysed and mapped by the National Heart Foundation of Australia. The Heart Foundation has released the first of its kind geographical snapshot of CVD (including heart disease and stroke) which shows one in

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Discovering More About Birds in Backyards

There’s nothing quite like spending time in the great outdoors — especially in the garden — and getting to know some of the birds that visit. At BirdLife Australia and the National Parks Association of NSW, we’d like to get to know them too. “One of the most enjoyable aspects of being in the garden

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Sydney Restaurant Candelori’s Shares Two of its Favourite Recipes

Since opening in Sydney’s west in 1999, Candelori’s  has developed a reputation for its authentic Italian food and unpretentious dining experiences. The venue has recently undergone a multi million dollar renovation by  the same designers behind Alpha Restaurant and China Republic  DS17.  They’ve added a dedicated chic bar, a   dramatic 17-metre marble-clad open kitchen and glass-encased wine towers

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Parkinson’s Passport Helps Avoid Medicine Problems

This World Parkinson’s Day (11 April 2014) Parkinson’s Australia and NPS MedicineWise are encouraging anyone with Parkinson’s — or people caring for someone with the condition — to order a new Parkinson’s Passport to help avoid medicine problems. The Parkinson’s Passport is a pack of materials, including a compact booklet containing a plastic card stating

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Sydney Cellar Door Features the Best Food and Wine in NSW

The best of food and wine in NSW goes on show in Sydney this weekend at the Sydney Cellar Door event in Hyde Park. As well as leading wineries, the event will feature regional produce with a strong ‘local’ message. Live music will complete the perfect weekend in the park. Sydney Cellar Door starts today (Friday

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Tai Chi – Low impact exercise with high impact results

Tai Chi is recognised world wide for promoting health, developing combat and self- defence skills and improving concentration and overall well being. The Retiree Magazine spoke to Australia’s highest ranking instructor Master Han Jin Song about the history of Tai Chi and how it is the ideal exercise as we enter our 50s and beyond.

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Book Club: Summer Edition 2013 Book Reviews

Welcome to the second installment of the new book review section of The Retiree magazine, where we not only feature a range of inspiring books, but also the people who enjoy them. To read about the ARRA, click here. A Rake’s Midnight Kiss This story is set in an outback town in NSW and is a story

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