Australian students' slide in the international benchmarks for reading and numeracy may not be the fault of the students, the teachers, or the school system, says Finnish education expert Pasi Sahlberg.
Harriet Alexander An Australian woman's exceptional survival has the potential to affect every patient in Australia within a decade.
John Collett Commissions are still with us when it comes to life insurance.
Harriet Alexander Janelle Williams knew nothing about allergies or anaphylaxis when she walked into her doctor's practice five years ago, covered in hives, eyes swollen shut and struggling to breathe.
Rania Spooner Young women are now as likely to be drinkers as men and face similar levels of problem drinking and related harm, researchers say.
John Collett and Caitlin Fitzsimmons NAB credit card customers who do not update their direct debit arrangements when they are issued their new Visa credit card risk damaging their credit records.
Regional Australia now has a new destination for high-end online shopping: The Store by Fairfax.
Michael Evans The number of Australians hospitalised every year after falling from a ladder has surged nearly 50 per cent over a decade, coinciding with the rise in popularity of do-it-yourself television programs, a review of medical data has found.
Caitlin Fitzsimmons We seemed to spend the week obsessed with avocado brunches and property prices. This was Peak Australia.
Harriet Alexander They say that these mothers experience a level of stress comparable to that of a combat soldier.
Hallidays Point Public School student Tarli Black is fulfilling her sporting dreams.
A teacher has been charged over the possession of child abuse material at Forster.
Four former Pacific Palms Surf Life Saving club presidents were among the 60 plus guests at the 30th ...
It has been and is going to be a busy month for Forster Tuncurry Quota members.
Love Them Wheels: Wingham's Gary Cox had his 2011 Morgan 4/4 custom built when he retired
A Forster reader is disappointed with the substance of the Advocate.
An original map of Tuncurry dating back to 1928 has been donated to the Great Lakes Historical Society.