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LIFELINE SCHOLARSHIP TO RECRUIT MALE CRISIS SUPPORTERS
Lifeline Australia and Gotcha4Life have today launched an inaugural scholarship to encourage men around the country to become Telephone Crisis Supporters for the national charity’s 13 11 14 crisis line.  Lifeline Australia CEO Bob Gilkes said the support from Gotcha4Life – a men’s mental health initiative led by TV and radio personality Gus Worland – will pay for 20 men to undertake the lifesaving training each year.

AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC - CITIZEN CAMPAIGN TO SAVE THE REEF - WHAT YOU CAN DO TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Every Australian has the ability to ease the crushing pressures on our precious Great Barrier Reef, through their own lifestyle choices.  From the type of fish we eat, to not using straws in our drinks, a new campaign highlights what can make a genuine difference for the reef – and why.
 



THE STUFF OF DREAMS – NOW WITHIN OUR GRASP
Honda Civic Stuns Motor Performance Car of the Year
For most of us, the motoring stuff of dreams – the likes of Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini and so on – are completely out of reach.  A pipe dream.   But with the naming of the MOTOR PERFORMANCE CAR OF THE YEAR (PCOTY), the stuff of dreams is accessible to the average Aussie car lover.   And what a surprise it is.  The biggest in a generation.
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AUSTRALIA’S 4X4 OF THE YEAR
The Modern Day Workhorse & Urban Escape Pod Keeps Surprising
Just as Australia has come a long way since The Man From Snowy River, so too has the notion of the modern day workhorse (and urban escape pod) the four-wheel-drive.  An essential survival tool for many Aussies, and a recreational godsend, the prestigious 2018 4X4 OF THE YEAR has just been named … and may surprise a few.
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CLASS WITH A CAPITAL E!
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe wins WhichCar Style Award
THE Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe has been crowned the most stylish new car on the Australian market, as the winner of the 2018 WhichCar Style Award at the annual Australian Motoring Awards.
 
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THE WINNER OF THE 2018 WHEELS CAR OF THE YEAR … IS A VOLVO 
The world is changing, and fast.  Not only have we recently farewelled local car manufacturing in Australia, but our perceptions continue to be challenged on a near daily basis.  Now comes news that our most prestigious motoring award has been won by the much maligned marque Volvo, with two other oft-derided Europeans in close pursuit.  Our jokes are seriously out of date.
 
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