Local Region

Canberra region to become electric vehicle capital of Australia

Imagine not having to pay for your car’s fuel? With an electric vehicle and NRMA membership, you won’t have to. THE ORGANISATION HAS announced it will establish Australia’s largest electric vehicle

Protect our Nature Coast and follow the teaching of St Francis

By Susan Cruttenden. TWO VERY SUCCESSFUL events attended by animal and nature lovers recently were The Blessing of the Animals at All Saints, Bodalla, and the meeting of Coast Watchers, a

Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Science or Snake Oil: can turmeric really shrink tumours, reduce pain and kill bacteria?

Turmeric is touted to have many benefits, such as reducing inflammation and preventing cancer. By Gunveen Kaur*, The Conversation. TURMERIC IS A YELLOW-coloured spice widely used in Indian and South East Asian

Science or Snake Oil: will horseradish and garlic really ease a cold?

Horseradish hasn’t been studied, and studies on garlic found it probably does nothing. By Ken Harvey*, Friend of The Conservation. SOME OF US may have heard that horseradish and garlic supplements help