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April 16, 2020

Fardy Facts: COVID-19 vaccine

Hi, I’m Sarah Fardy, I know stuff about science.

I did my PhD studies on pandemic H5N1 avian influenza virus at CSIRO. My project investigated “cytokine...

April 16, 2020

New name, same service

Since 2012 Surf Coast Home Doctor has been a trusted name in the Surf Coast community. Providing outstanding healthcare to local families in the...

April 10, 2020

Get creative with cooking

As children spend more time indoors due to alternative schooling arrangements, why not use this time to ignite their passion for cooking through family...

April 9, 2020

Shop locally and help Surf Coast Shire’s small businesses

DURING the necessary self-isolation due to coronavirus, if you are looking for ways to get “no contact” takeaway and home delivered goods, as well...

April 9, 2020

Camper conversions a labour of love

WHEN Torquay couple Ronny and Tania met 15 years ago while Ronny was backpacking around Australia, they weren't to know that a spontaneous decision...

April 9, 2020

When Bells Beach welcomed the world

BY CHRISTINE BARR, TORQUAY MUSEUM WITHOUT WALLS WHILE this year’s Rip Curl Pro has unfortunately been suspended, 2020 marks 50 years since the World Titles...

April 9, 2020

Experience Metricon’s display homes from the comfort of your couch

At Metricon Homes, we love having you visit our display homes, but we understand sometimes it may not always be convenient for you to...

April 9, 2020

Fardy Facts: Clean eating

Hi, I’m Sarah Fardy, I know stuff about science.

I did my PhD studies on pandemic H5N1 avian influenza virus at CSIRO. My project investigated...

April 2, 2020

Welsh Group is launching the new Armstrong Creek Town Centre this July

STAGE one of the landmark $1 billion Armstrong Creek Town Centre is set to open in July 2020. This stage incorporates a significant retail hub,...

April 2, 2020

Learn more about ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioural disorder that affects between two per cent to 10 per cent of children, with boys...

April 1, 2020

Discover an easier lifestyle

More and more people – and families – are moving from CBD and inner-city addresses to new greenfields communities such as Armstrong and Coridale.


April 1, 2020

Property market proves resilient in the face of growing virus threats

AUSTRALIA'S property market was in full health this over the weekend despite a noticeable lift in the risk of contagion.Agents declined to shake hands...

March 26, 2020

Family business has got you covered

WITH more than 20 years as a professional in providing customised shade solutions, Shade ‘n’ Sails has been successfully designing, manufacturing, supplying and installing...

March 26, 2020

Keep meditation in mind

The basis for sound mental health is doing the basics of living well with quality sleep, nutrition and activity.

The existing restrictions mean we must...

March 26, 2020

Looking after your kids all day long

Sian is a local mum of four with more than 20 years’ experience of working in early years education and childcare.

Last year, after welcoming...

March 26, 2020

Working from home? Stay productive

Many Australians could soon find themselves working remotely as employers make changes to how they operate to quell the spread of COVID-19, but ensuring...

March 19, 2020

Health Creation Centre: Wake up to the benefits of sleep

Do you think you got enough sleep this past week?

Can you recall the last time you woke up without an alarm clock feeling refreshed...

March 19, 2020

Optimise your health this autumn

WITH DR CAROLINE TAYLOR-WALKER With the transition from summer to autumn (my favourite season) in full swing, now serves as a wonderful opportunity to check...

March 12, 2020

Ocean Grove Real Estate: Send in the dogs

ANIMAL lovers across Victoria celebrated last week, with the latest renting reforms coming into effect. While it’s clear renters across the state are excited to...

March 12, 2020

Epworth HealthCare celebrates 100 years of care

This month, Epworth HealthCare celebrates 100 years of care. From early beginnings in 1920 as a 25-bed community hospital in Richmond, Epworth has grown to...

March 5, 2020

50,000 Aussies at risk of developing glaucoma

During World Glaucoma Week (March 8-14), OPSM Waurn Ponds is urging locals to know the risks of the world’s biggest contributor to irreversible blindness...

March 5, 2020

Direct Chemist Outlet: Living with allergies

What causes allergies? The biggest spring allergy trigger is pollen – tiny grains released into the air by trees, grasses, and weeds to fertilise...

March 5, 2020

Health Creation Centre: Driven to the limit

How many hours of driving are you racking up a week?

Are you spending more time behind the wheel than the time spent at your...

February 27, 2020

The rise of NO-BS Marketplace and how it’s disrupting the SEO industry

Starting a business is easy. Accomplishing success, on the other hand, is hard — very hard — but two brothers from Geelong have managed...