Nova-Peris-lgeFormer Olympian Nova Peris has backed the Australian Medical Association's call for greater attention on family and domestic violence through national effort to clamp down on family violence.

It comes amid disturbing evidence that more than half of all women will be physically or sexually assaulted at least once in their lives.

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Native habitat flourishing in the City’s heart

altPeregrine falcons soaring above Ultimo and blue-tongue lizards sunning themselves in Sydney Park are some of the recent sightings that lesser-known urban dwellers spotted in the heart of the Emerald City thanks to improved habitats.

 
Now is time to be winter wise says health minister

altThe people of New South Wales are being urged to prepare for the influenza season and Be Winter Wise before the full force of the season hits. While anyone can get the flu and everyone should protect themselves against it according to the State Government.

 
Success in business is a tough sport says David Hall

altA leading Sydney business wealth advisor has definitely experienced his fair share of business heartache and hassle. However, Business Wealth Builders founder David Hall persevered, stayed focused and learned from his mistakes to achieve massive success.

 
Use equity to buy your investment property

altMany Australians are now tapping into their “pot of gold” - the equity in their home - allowing them to invest in property for the future and forge ahead financially, according to a leading southern Sydney mortgage advisor from Shire First Mortgages.

 
Sydney’s art and history now in step with new app

Sydneysiders and visitors can explore the city’s cultural gems and historical nooks and crannies while improving their fitness with a new free walking-tour app. The City of Sydney is unveiling its Sydney Culture Walks app that provides 10 virtual walking tours.

 
Young journalists appeal against child soldiers in DRC

Through interviews and speeches, budding journalists are defending children's rights throughout the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). They are showing social responsibility in the DRC by speaking out against the abusive recruitment of child soldiers.

 
Buddy-up for a safer cycling trip in the city

Novice bike riders no longer have to ride alone, thanks to a City of Sydney supported website that pairs up experienced riders with newcomers. Bike Buddies boosts cycling safety by connecting riders of all skill levels.

 
Important lessons in marketing from ActionCOACH

altMost marketing principles are often quite simple according to ActionCOACH Sydney City Business Educator and Coach Greg Betty. The leading Sydney business educator and coach sees a lot of business owners either overcomplicating it.

 
Honda lends a paw to Adelaide’s koalas

Koalas and lawnmowers don’t offer mix, but for those needing attention from Adelaide Koala and Wildlife Hospital volunteers in Plympton, South Australia, they might make an exception for Honda. Honda has donated an HRU19K1 Buffalo Buck mower to the hospital.

 
Mid-level solar flare seen by NASA's SDO

The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare and NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, captured an image of it. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth's atmosphere to physically affect humans on the ground.