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Primary School: Free Dental Checks

Isabella Ross Now kids will not have the excuse to pass up the dentist! Mobile dentist clinics will be visiting primary schools across NSW in a bid to set students up with a lifetime of sound dental hygiene. The new initiative was announced last week by Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Minister for Health and Medical Research Brad Hazzard and Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning Sarah Mitchell. The NSW Primary School Mobile Dental Program consists of 35 mobile dental clinics that will provide checks and basic dental care. Over 136,000 primary school children will benefit from the scheme, made...

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DonateLife Week Underway

Isabella Ross DonateLife Week is officially underway, aiming to raise awareness and registrations for organ and tissue donors. The Minister responsible for the Organ and Tissue Authority, the Hon Mark Coulton MP, urged Australians to not only register but also ignite conversation within the community. “With more than 1,400 Australians on the waitlist for a lifesaving transplant at any one time and a further 11,000 on dialysis, I’m urging people to get online this week and sign up. It’s important that we get as many people as possible to consider the benefits and understand that by registering, they may...

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Healthy eating is here to stay

Tita Smith The verdict is in – health is here to stay. With 2018 setting a new standard for health and sustainability, 2019 is looking to expand and evolve on this movement. Surrendering to the seasons this year will be easy, with Sydney Observer showcasing the latest food and wine trends. Fermenting: This gut-happy health trend is set to soar in 2019. Packed with probiotics and good stomach bacteria that aids in digestion, this trend has also recently been found to benefit mood and stress levels. For DIY fermenting ideas, click here, for a head start to happy eating!...

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How to escape boredom in retirement

Isabella Ross Ah, Retirement. A time to feel proud of your decades’ long work, lifetime of achievements and welcome the next chapter. Retirement is often spent relaxing, in stark contrast to your adult period where the clock was constantly ticking and the juggling of everyday tasks was a normality. But with this new chapter can often come a sense of boredom or lack of purpose. With all this spare time on your hands, many can be left looking for a new hobby or pastime – and that is where Sydney Observer comes in!   The Joys of Reading: A...

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Best Boutique Bars in Sydney

Isabella Ross   Hacienda Sydney Arguably one of the trendiest locations in Sydney at the moment, the Hacienda has become an iconic bar within the metropolitan hub of Sydney’s Circular Quay. With a Cuban inspired menu and interior, this botanical oasis with opulent furnishings is the perfect place to enjoy with friends or see a breathtaking view of the Harbour Bridge. Known for its aesthetic rum cocktails this bar can be on the pricey side, so aim to visit The Hacienda for a special occasion, rather than a regular night out. Our favourite drinks: WILD GINGER JULEP: Bulleit Bourbon...

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