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SUPER-FIT SHARK SHARES HIS SECRETS - GREG NORMAN, 62, RIPPED AND READY TO HELP  
One of Australia’s most recognisable sports stars is now 62-years of age and has taken fitness to a whole new level.  In fact, Greg Norman has used his role as Guest Editor of AUSTRALIAN GOLF DIGEST’s ‘Get Fit Issue’ to share his workout and nutrition secrets, to help others make the most of life.  In the World Exclusive workout series, Norman reveals he hasn’t consumed a soft drink for almost a quarter-of-a-century, after on-course headaches (caused by consuming the sponsored products) saw him become far more pro-active on nutrition.  These days that extends to avoiding any ‘white’ foods.
 


'BACK TO THE FUTURE' TO BEAT SUPERBUGS – AFTER ANTIBIOTICS
Our defences are down.  Antibiotics have saved countless lives for almost a century, but the Empire of disease is striking back hard.  Resistant superbugs have quickly evolved and, unless something is done, these formidable foes could foreseeably be claiming more than 10-million lives a year.  Higher than the toll from all cancers.  Our best hope may well come from the past.
 



SURROUNDED: THE THREATS TO THE GREAT BARRIER REEF
It is listed as one of the world’s Seven Natural Wonders, and the Great Barrier Reef faces seven key threats.  Combined, they could prove to be a ‘Perfect Storm’. 
FOR THURSDAY JULY 20 - LIFELINE SYMPOSIUM TO HIGHLIGHT RURAL SUICIDE PREVENTION NEEDS
Lifeline Australia is today (Thurs July 20) hosting a forum in Toowoomba to help better understand the diverse crisis support needs of people living in regional, rural and remote areas, where the suicide rate is twice the national average.  The country’s leading suicide prevention service’s Chairman John Brogden said the Rural Suicide Prevention Symposium will see about 40 Lifeline Centres converge on the regional city.
 
 


 
 
 
 



UNWANTED AUSSIES ABROAD – OUR WILDLIFE INVASION
Australians heading overseas have been known to cause a bit of carnage and upset the locals, but it seems some of our native travellers are decidedly unwelcome in the many countries in which they are running rampant.  Our animals and plants have become high-level pests.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

THE OFFICE AFFAIR: IS IT ANYBODY’S BUSINESS ... OR EVERYONE'S?
Office affairs happen much more often than you might imagine. In fact, an international study has suggested that almost one in two people have an intimate relationship with a co-worker at some point in their career. Is it just a matter of two people getting together, or does the workplace environment change all the rules?