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  • The Silly Season

    02 Dec 2019
    BY DR CLIVE FRASER  It’s that time of year again when children are on holidays and many doctors take a well-earned break from medicine.It’s nice to have the time to put your...

  • From wheels to wings

    13 Nov 2019
    BY DR CLIVE FRASER  It has been exactly 100 years since a duo of intrepid explorers set off from Longreach in Western Queensland in a Model T Ford to survey landing...

  • The 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero

    11 Oct 2019
    BY DR CLIVE FRASER  In 1983, Mitsubishi released in Australia its yet-to-be-iconic Pajero.Named after a South American Pampas cat, there were unfortunate Spanish...

  • 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...