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  • Ten things you didn’t know about Abbey Road

    09 Sep 2019
    BY CHRIS JOHNSONThe Beatles’ Abbey Road was unleashed on the world 50 years ago this month. It became an instant record-breaking hit and is still regarded today as one of the...

  • Lifetime world maps

    09 Sep 2019
    BY DR CLIVE FRASERWhen I first graduated in 1981, the average life expectancy of a male in Australia was 71.4 years.Unsurprisingly, for a female the average life expectancy back...

  • Fifty years on and it remains a highlight

    19 Aug 2019
    BY CHRIS JOHNSON  A lot happened in the history of the world 50 years ago.In July 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped foot on the moon. Pretty impressive.A...

  • Important record of doctors serving in war

    02 Aug 2019
    Book Review  The Thousand Doors  Volume Four in the Australian Doctors at War Series  Author: Colonel Robert Likeman  Publisher: Halstead...

  • The beasts who boogie

    12 Jul 2019
    Review: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard at the Roundhouse in SydneyBY NICHOLAS ELMITTThere is always a buzz in the crowd leading up to a King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard show...

  • Just in time!

    12 Jul 2019
    BY DR CLIVE FRASER   100,000 kilometres is a reasonable distance for any car to travel.Most of my colleagues have off-loaded their cars long before the odometer goes...

  • Holden Equinox

    13 Jun 2019
    BY DR CLIVE FRASER  At exactly 1.54am on June 22, 2019 the earth’s South Pole will be maximally tilted away from the sun and consequently the Southern Hemisphere...

  • Brilliance in abundance

    08 Jun 2019
    Herbie Hancock reviewBY CHRIS JOHNSONThe mark of a bandleader can be gauged by his generosity towards the musicians he leads. Comfortable in his own skin, surrounded by the best,...

  •  Louis’ boy a conference hit

    07 Jun 2019
    BY CHRIS JOHNSON  Hands up who went to National Conference. Keep them up if you went to the Saturday night Gala Dinner at the Brisbane Town Hall. Hold them up high if...

  • A pedestrian holiday that isn’t for everyone

    07 Jun 2019
    BY ANDREW LEWIS  “Now that’s a strange looking dog.” I did not think those words would pop into my head when embarking on a four-State, 17-destination, 7,060-kilometre,...

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