Book week

Book Week – Iconic Aussie Kid’s Books

It’s Book Week – a chance for schools, libraries and parents to get kids excited about reading. Many school libraries across the country host book fairs, classes and special activities to bring books to life and reiterate the importance of reading from a young age. If you want to start reading more with your children…

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Basic Car Maintenance – Six Steps

Want to keep your car healthy in between visits to the mechanic? Easy, follow Practical Motoring’s six-step car maintenance basics checklist. 1. Tyres Get into a habit of checking your tyres once a week (they’re your car’s contact with the road) – check the tyre pressures regularly so go and get yourself a good quality…

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Gumtree baby: Getting out and about

After months of preparing, you’ve finally welcomed your brand new baby into the world. And all going well, you’ll be ready to leave hospital in no time. As exciting as this next phase can be, there’s nothing quite as nerve-racking as driving home that first day. Tales of overcautious new parents crawling along at 30kms…

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Elvis Week 2014

This is an important week in rock history as it marks the loss of rock’n’roll legend Elvis Presley. A week of celebrations takes place in Memphis (his home town) to honour his memory. If you’re an Elvis fan but can’t quite make it to the USA, it doesn’t mean you should miss out on the…

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Don’t snap a selfie behind the wheel

According to new research, one in four young drivers admit to taking a selfie while driving. Despite what academics and wowsers would have us believe, taking a ‘selfie’ isn’t necessarily a new thing. But, thanks to social media sites like Instagram, you can now share a photo of yourself with the world… and fair enough,…