Food & Wine

Blueberry and Pecan Bread

Ingredients:1 1/2 cups self raising flour, sifted 3/4 cup brown sugar 80g raw pecans, roughly chopped…

Chickpea and Nut Cakes

Ingredients:400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup roughly chopped toasted hazelnuts 1/2 cup roughly chopped…

Fish with Macadamia and Lemon Crust

Ingredients:100g raw macadamias 125g fresh breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind 1 tablespoon chopped dill…

Indian Beef Cashew Pine Nut Pilaf

Ingredients:1 tablespoon low fat natural yoghurt 2 teaspoons basic Indian curry powder 2 tablespoons water 450g…

Macadamia and Prune Hot Cross Buns

Ingredients:1 tablespoon yeast powder 1 teaspoon caster sugar pinch salt 3/4 cup warm water 1/2 cup…

Moroccan Spiced Pumpkin, Pistachio and Macadamia Dip

Ingredients:750g peeled, chopped butternut pumpkin 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted 1/2 cup chopped pistachios 1/2 cup…

Health & Wellbeing

Women’s knowledge of long-term effects of menopause remains poor: new study reveals

There is a “concerning” lack of knowledge among women about the long-term effects of menopause on…

Australia’s oral health getting worse – and COVID is not helping

The increasing prevalence of tooth decay and gum disease among Australian adults are disturbing new trends…

Deprescribing: how many medicines is too many?

In an article published today in Australian Prescriber, pharmacist Michelle Liacos from Alfred Health in Melbourne,…

Safe storage of medicines

Many of the medicines we take have a label advising that they must be stored below…

Vital stroke awareness sessions go online

Stroke Foundation is taking bookings for what could be the most important video conference of your…

Exercise should be fun believes Grafton trainer

Free sessions on Monday & TuesdayYou’re going to see people dancing the macarena in the Grafton…

Home Handy

Fire testing for strawbale walls – homeowners affected by bushfires offered free assistance

To assist homeowners to rebuild with fire protection and sustainability in mind, AUSBALE (Australian Strawbale Building…

Illuminate your Home’s Style

Illuminate your Home’s Style with New Scented Candles and Diffusers RangeScent is often an afterthought of…

Key Door Decisions

A guide to the often-overlooked factors of selecting and buying doorsDoors are an essential element of…

June gardening guide is here!

There’s no need to hibernate during winter! Grow and harvest delicious vegies, choose a beautiful new…

Paint the perfect pot

Garden decor expert, Northcote Pottery, has partnered with Gardening Instagram channel @Growing_Mad, to create easy to…

Turning to the past for bathroom inspiration

Taking its cue from the world’s rapidly growing ‘love of vintage’, Tradelink has a range of…

Nature & Wildlife

Dingoes have gotten bigger over the last 80 years – and pesticides might be to blame

The average size of a dingo is increasing, but only in areas where poison-baits are used,…

Science stimulates rare tree surge

The population of a critically endangered plant species only found on the NSW north coast has…

New Guinea named world’s most plant-rich island

Nearly 100 researchers have completed a comprehensive study of plant life on the island of New…

Whale ‘snot’ reveals likely poor health during migration

UNSW researchers have linked the burden of humpback whales’ annual migration to depleted microbial diversity in…

Deadpool fly among new species

During the past year CSIRO scientists have given scientific names to 165 new species, including tributes…

Mullumbimby landholders and conservationists tackling ‘highly-flammable’ exotic bamboo species to protect koalas

After 5,000 hectares in the Nightcap and surrounding National Parks were devastated in the Black Summer…

Travel & Culture

Mawson’s Huts Foundation supports moves to keep Aurora Australis in Hobart

The Mawson’s Huts Foundation (MHF) fully supports the efforts of the Aurora Australis Foundation (AAF) in…

Best place on Earth to see stars is at remote site in Antarctica, study shows

Stars viewed from a place called Dome A in Antarctica can finally be seen without their…

When your backyard is bigger than the UK, there’s a lot to explore

NSW Caravan and camping industry launches new consumer campaign   We might not be able to…

Camping proves popular for families over the school holidays, providing welcome relief to regional tourism 

Tourism operators and regional Australia benefit from families who chose camping these school holidays.  As COVID restrictions ease and the…

New data reinforces the importance of holidaying here this year

Australians holidaying in their own backyard this year will be critical to helping our tourism industry…

Postcards from Byron Series

Hello everyone,New Conversations from Byron podcasts this week feature Tegan Bennett Daylight talking with long-time friend and writing confidant Charlotte Wood about The Details, Tegan’s deeply…

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