FROM FEAR TO FASCINATION - LEARNING TO LOVE SPIDERS - NEW BOOK FROM CSIRO PUBLISHING
Much maligned and misunderstood, the spiders of Australia are among some of the most amazing creatures on the planet. Beyond our fear of commonly known Funnelwebs and Redbacks, are the likes of the Sparklemuffins, the Alien Butt Spider, the Disco Mirror Ball Spiders, and the dancing Peacock Spiders.
'OUR TOUGHEST CHALLENGE YET’: LIFELINE CAMPAIGN TACKLES MALE SUICIDE
A new campaign to breakdown traditional male values of stoicism and masculinity has been launched by Lifeline Australia, highlighting the lifesaving importance of open and non-judgemental conversations about suicide.
HOW TO BEAT THE POST-LUNCH SLUMP
The first step to beating the post-lunch slump may be to accept that it is very much a real thing, and that it’s not just happening to you! Business leaders are looking for answers, and conference organisers are even selecting carefully prepared menus to ensure delegates remain bright-eyed and attentive as the presentations roll on.
WHAT WOMEN CAN DO TO KEEP THEIR MEN HEALTHY
The most important people in your life can sometimes be the ones who put themselves last. And it’s usually your husband, father, brother or son not prioritising their health. It can be hard to motivate them to go to the doctor for a check-up; they’re happier to ignore warning signs and carry on but it’s time for women to start the conversation with them before they're hit with a serious problem.
CSIRO PUBLISHING: ANIMAL ECO-WARRIORS
Meet the Extraordinary Animals Protecting Our World
There are countless people around Australia and the world, who may not realise they owe their quality of life to animals trained to keep us safe. From dogs to rats, these eco-warriors seek out everything from bio-security threats to landmines. We are even hitching a ride on the backs of bees to improve our lot.
THE CAMPAIGN TO KEEP WORK AT WORK
Have you ever answered a work email or business-related call outside work hours? For most of us, the answer is a resounding, regular (and unwanted) yes. We have come to accept that being on call is part of modern working life. However, significant campaigns are underway around the world – with the backing of government – to put companies on notice and let people have their personal time back.