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Summer heatwaves

Posted
1 December 2016

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting warmer than average daytime temperatures across much of Queensland, with an increased risk of heatwaves this summer. A heatwave is a long period of very hot weather with temperatures usually ranging from 37°C to 42°C. Find out how to prepare for one.

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Ladder safety matters—don't let this be your last step

Posted
5 October 2016

Ladder related injuries among men aged 65 years and older are steadily increasing in Australia. Check out some simple ladder safety tips that can you reduce your risk of injury.

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Shop around and save

Posted
5 October 2016

If you live in South East Queensland you can shop around to compare electricity plans and make sure you're getting the best deal.

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Queensland: an age-friendly community action plan

Posted
24 June 2016

The action plan provides a clear way forward to build an age-friendly state where Queenslanders regardless of their age, can stay active and connected, and contribute economically, socially and culturally.

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There’s no excuse for elder abuse

Posted
25 May 2016

Elder abuse is often hidden away—people aren’t willing to talk about it, or make excuses to justify abusive behaviour. This needs to change. Everyone needs to know there’s no excuse for elder abuse.

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29 August 2016

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