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Holden fans create guard of honour to farewell Aussie manufacturer
With Holden’s Elizabeth factory in northern Adelaide officially closing its doors, it’s a sad day for the Australian car industry. The...
'Sick and tasteless': Halloween costumes accused of taking it too far
Not everyone celebrates Halloween, but we’ve probably all been to a dress-up party or two in our time, and there’s always...
Are canned goods a rip off? Study reveals surprise results
Have you ever bought a can of food from the supermarket only to find that there isn’t nearly as much...
Residential aged care to undergo funding reform in Australia
Earlier this year, Applied Aged Care Solutions created a report aimed at improving the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI). Now...
Know your rights when it comes to internet providers
What rights do you have if your telecommunications providers aren’t giving you what was promised? CHOICE says complaints about various...
Australian students brutally attack author after HSC exam
Exams can be mentally, physically and emotionally draining for anyone, but when the pressure is piled high for your last...
Target under fire for 'backwards' children's play sets
People on social media have erupted with fury over a photo a shopper snapped in the toy section of a...
Queenslanders suffer the worst from sky-high energy prices
Australia’s competition watchdog has hit out at a malfunctioning national electricity market that’s putting consumers and businesses under unacceptable pressure....
Breast cancer risk may depend on how often women dye their hair
A breast surgeon has claimed that the number of times women dye their hair every year could have an impact...
Raunchy ad campaign makes headlines for all the wrong reasons
Suistudio, a Dutch women’s suit label, has created uproar over its latest ad campaign, which puts a literal spin on...
Greedy son gets his comeuppance for scamming elderly parents
Loaning money to a friend usually starts the same way: you think you know them well enough, they’re good people,...
Let's talk: Is the Golliwog racist or a harmless toy?
A fictional character created back in the 1800s is still causing great debate today. The golliwog, or Golliwogg, created by...
Not again – viral optical illusion of shoes divides the internet
We here at Starts at 60 love a good optical illusion, but this one is causing some serious arguments in...
Don’t ignore the mobility scooter. It may just be the future of transport
Nationals senator John Williams wants to limit the speed of mobility scooters. His campaign shines a spotlight on an often overlooked piece...
The cheapest ways to buy your fruit and vegies revealed
We all like to save money, especially when it comes to things we buy on a regular basis. Do you...
Vegemite launches new premium version of classic Aussie spread
If we were to ask Starts at 60′s readers what their favourite toast topper is, chances are Vegemite would be...
Death toll rises as fire rages in Californian wine country
Governor of California Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for several counties, including the wine-making areas of Napa, Sonoma...
Thousands of Australians dob in their 'dole-bludger' families
As a general rule, Aussies aren’t fussed on whistle-blowers, and the idea of giving up a mate’s confidence is abhorrent for anyone...
This age issue could ruin your relationship, expert reveals
It’s not unusual for celebrity couples to have a few years’ age difference—or even a couple dozen, in the case...
New schemes call for harsh crackdown on summer air-conditioning use
Australian seasons are flighty things. The moment you’re ready to bust out your winter clothing, magpies are everywhere and it’s time for...
The surprise company aiming to clean up the car industry
The look of the motoring industry is undergoing massive change. We’ve had plenty of companies closing their doors, as manufacturing...
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