Feature Story

The Accomodation at Gwinganna is Surrounded by Views | © Gwinganna Lifestyle Reatreat

GWINGANNA LIFESTYLE RETREAT HELPING TO REDUCE HIGH LEVELS OF STRESS

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: By Tricia Snell Edited by Nina Gass  The Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat is changing the lives of Australians, one guest at a time. Tucked away in the mountains above the Gold Coast in the Tallebudgera Valley, this lifestyle retreat aims to reduce stress, which according to Lifeline Australia affects 91 percent of Australians in at least one important area of their lives while almost 50 … [Read More...]

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Entertainment News

Natalie Bassingthwaite at the Cirque Du Soleil Premiere

NATALIE BASSINGTHWAITE SHAPING UP FOR MARRIAGE IN DECEMBER

NEWS-IN-BRIEF: Natalie Bassingthwaighte, X Factor host, is shaping-up for marriage to Rogue Trader’s drummer Cameron McGlinchey in December Blake Worrall-Thompson, owner of the Ministry of … [Read More...]

Nicole Madigan-Everest | © Nicole Madigan-Everest

JOURNALIST NICOLE MADIGAN-EVEREST IS HEALTH AND FITNESS FOCUSED

NEWS FEATURE: As a busy mum, journalist, and PR consultant, Nicole Madigan-Everest has learned to balance her lifestyle so that she can stay fit, healthy, and active. Madigan-Everest, who was a … [Read More...]

Blake Worall-Thompson, Eat Yourself Sexy Personal Trainer | © Blake Worall-Thompson

‘EAT YOURSELF SEXY’ PERSONAL TRAINER EATS AND SLEEPS HIMSELF SEXY

 NEWS FEATURE: Blake Worall-Thompson, celebrity trainer and fitness guru for the television program ‘Eat Yourself Sexy’, works out six days a week and eats and sleeps his way to a sexier … [Read More...]

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Travel News

One of the many activities at the Sharing Bali Retreat

THE SHARING BALI HEALTHY TRAVEL ALTERNATIVE

NEWS FEATURE: Every year, between 20 to 70 percent of international travellers, visiting developing countries, contract some form of illness whilst travelling. According to the American National … [Read More...]

Di Westaway Hanstanding on Everest | ©Wild Women On Top

ADVENTURE TRAVEL WITH WILD WOMEN ON TOP

NEWS FEATURE: Adventure travel for some is no more than visiting the next town or city, but for others this means trekking to Nepal, Africa, or Laos. Also known as heritage travel, ecotourism, and … [Read More...]

Gretchen Workingout While Travelling | © Spring

AUSSIE TRAVEL AND FITNESS IS IT A FAD OR A LIFESTYLE CHOICE?

NEWS FEATURE: Australians enjoy exploring their own country just as much as travelling overseas. The lure of the great outdoors is the largest drawcard as it combines beauty and serenity with … [Read More...]

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Sport

Nina Curtis (middle) Training in Sydney | © Craig Heydon

OLYMPIC FITNESS GOING FOR GOLD

IN-DEPTH NEWS FEATURE: The years of preparation, hundreds of hours of training and countless sacrifices have paid-off for Tate Smith, 30, Nina Curtis, 24, and Jayden Hadler, 18. All three will be … [Read More...]

Round 8

LOVE DRIVES LOWNDES

SPORTING NEWS PROFILE - CRAIG LOWNDES: When you think of Craig Lowndes, you think of a charismatic, perpetually smiling character, who has been fortunate enough to rub shoulders with some of the best … [Read More...]

Guy Leech 2011 | © Guy Leech

GUY LEECH STILL TRAINING HARD FOR THE INDIAN OCEAN CLASSIC

NEWS FEATURE: Guy Leech, former World Ironman Champion and professional athlete from 1984 to 1995, will compete in the Perth beaches Indian Ocean Classic on Jan. 28, 2012. Proclaimed as ‘the … [Read More...]

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World News

Sally After Losing Weight and Sally Before | © Sally Symonds

The Cost of Being Overweight or Obese in Australia

NEWS FEATURE: Health expenditure in Australia increased from $72.2 billion in 1999-2000 to $121.4 billion in 2009-2010. Australians spent $116.3 billion on health goods and services during the 2009-2010 financial year, and this amount is expected to … [Read More...]

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National News

Cancer Council's Walk to Work Day

Cancer Council’s Walk to Work Day

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: Readers can connect with their charitable side and contribute positively to a … [Read More...]

Mental health is about working together to impliment change

Australia’s First Mental Health Reform Commission

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: David Cappo, a Catholic priest, is to head Australia's first mental health … [Read More...]

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State News

Safety

2012 Health and Safety Legislation Time Consuming

NEWS-IN-BRIEF: New national work health and safety regulations come into effect on January 1 2012 … [Read More...]

Reduce bloating

Battle Bloating Naturally by Eating Well

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: Good digestive health is vital in maintaining energy and assisting to battle … [Read More...]

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Local News

Some of the children we met on our travels

Help Kidney Kids Have a Better Quality of Life

SPECIAL FEATURE: Kidney Disease is non-discriminatory, it steals the quality of life from the young … [Read More...]

Mo Fever

Local Business Supports Movemeber for the Second Year

NEWS-IN-BRIEF: November is officially Movember or the month of the moustache, a time when men … [Read More...]

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Environment

Jane's Wellbeing Tool Kit | © Yoga Concepts

The Environmental Wellbeing Toolkit

NEWS FEATURE: Walking, group activities such as aerobics, yoga and pilates, and swimming are the … [Read More...]

Escape Melbourne and Enjoy Your Enviroment | © David Hall

Paperless Personal Training May Ease Current Ecological Burden

NEWS FEATURE: For many businesses, the paperless office that was once predicted never transpired. … [Read More...]

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Technology

The Cochlear Implant

Implants Recalled by Cochlear

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: Cochlear, a Sydney-based company that has cornered the inner-ear  transplant … [Read More...]

Virtual Reality Therapy |© Virtual Medicine

Virtual Medicine an Evolution in the Battle Against the Bulge

NEWS FEATURE: Obesity and weight issues are an escalating problem in many western countries. A … [Read More...]

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Art

An artwork by Manisha Lee

Live Love Your Body

NEWS-IN-BRIEF: Body image is a major concern in Australia. According to the Better Health Channel, … [Read More...]

Elton John Performs

Art Auction to Benefit Elton’s AIDS Charity

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: Art works by famous painters will be auctioned by Sothebys with all proceeds … [Read More...]

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