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Broccoli and Brussels sprouts a cut above for blood vessel health


NEW RESEARCH from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has shown some of our least favourite vegetables could be the most beneficial when it comes to preventing advanced blood vessel disease. Published in the British Journal of Nutrition the research has found higher consumption of cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cabbage, is

EXPERT REACTION: Coronavirus — your questions answered


Professor Allen Cheng, Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University has answered the following questions. On immunity / immunology Can we please have some commentary on herd immunity + the coronavirus?  It’s a big issue in the UK.   “It (herd Immunity) is

Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre Inc

FREE LEGAL ADVICE Cooma On Tuesday, 24th March 2020 a solicitor from Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre will be visiting your area for legal outreach appointments. When:   Tuesday, 24th March 2020 Where:  MCAS, 90 Vale Street, Cooma Times:   Between 10:30am to 3pm Appointments are essential – please call 1800 229 529 or 4422 9529 Queanbeyan On Wednesday 25th March

Feds’ RURAL BUSINESS STIMULUS package in age of uncertainty


MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE, Drought and Emergency Management, David Littleproud addressed rural businesses with the Federal Government’s economic stimulus package, with an emphasis on traditional enterprises: agriculture, fisheries and forestry, according to the government’s media release. $1 billion in community fund to support rural industries impacted by coronavirus “$1 billion will be directed to

Labor commits to Barton Highway Duplication


A SHORTEN LABOR Government would improve road safety and reduce traffic congestion by investing almost $250 million to progress the full duplication of the Barton Highway between Murrumbateman and the NSW/ACT border. This commitment means Federal Labor stands ready to invest $100 million more in this important project than would be

Multi-cultural regional festival (western Sydney)

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PEOPLE AND PLACES of Cumberland on show during Cumberland Local Festival People from across Sydney and beyond are invited to experience the people and places of Cumberland during the six-week-long Cumberland Local Festival from 18 April to 26 May 2019. Featuring a wide variety of community, cultural and cuisine-related local events, Cumberland

How did life form after Big Bang?


New evidence. THE BIG BANG theory and the question of how life on Earth began has fascinated scientists for decades, but new research from The University of Western Australia suggests the conditions that resulted from the Big Bang are different to what we thought. The Big Bang theory, developed in 1927 is