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HEALTH & WELLBEING

It's back to work – but are you really there?

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After the holiday break it can be challenging to settle back into a work routine. Clive Leach stresses the importance of balancing both wellbeing and engagement for sustainable success in work and study.
 

Ride to cure diabetes

At this fundraising event people from all over Australia meet from 17 to 19 January, for just one day or the whole weekend, to cycle through the beautiful Barossa Valley. Participants can choose between 35, 80 or 160 kilometres.

Proudly supporting Thread Together

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In the spirit of giving Open Forum, GAP and First 5000 have donated to Thread Together, a not-for-profit-organisation distributing new clothes for those in our community who are most in need.

Bringing Christmas wishes to kids in need

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Leading up to the festive season, the Starlight Children’s Foundation is working hard again to make wishes come true for hundreds of children battling a chronic or life-threatening illness. Louise Baxter asks everyone to ‘Join the Mission’ this Christmas.

Testosterone for diabetes prevention in men

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In men aged 50 or more who are overweight and have low testosterone levels the risk of developing diabetes over the next five years is extraordinarily high. Professor Gary Wittert and his team at the University of Adelaide are leading a study to investigate if testosterone supplements can prevent diabetes in these high risk men.

Future options for child care

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The Productivity Commission has released an issues paper to support its inquiry into child care and early childhood learning. This is the first public examination of Australia’s child care and early childhood learning system since the 1990s.

Trending in the right direction – but a long way to go

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The Australian Bureau of Statistics has recently launched two reports on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Jane Powles says that while they indicate a trend in the right direction, we need ongoing commitment from the government, all states and territories.

How can we ensure Australians experience a ‘better’ death?

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People are living longer, and consequently the practice of medicine and the way we live and die has changed. Dr Zoe Keon-Cohen is part of a panel addressing the sensitive topic of end of life planning.

Grow your life and business by nurturing those around you

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Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours. John Carpenter provides a glimpse into how nurturing, developing and caring about the people around you will accelerate your own growth and life.

The most important decision I didn’t make

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Australians are among the highest consumers of alcohol worldwide. Leicester Warburton has a very personal reason for urging us to better educate our children on the perils and damage of uncontrolled drinking.