Active Retirees 24 June 2020

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Posted By: Dick Bushell
Status: Current
Date Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020
 
 
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To our Probus Community,
We are thinking of our Clubs and members and the negative effects of isolation during this challenging time. As such we want to assure you we are here to support you and will continue to provide stimulating articles of interest.
If you have any suggestions on topics you are interested in, please email them to us, marketing@probussouthpacific.org

 
 
 

Beware these 4 COVID-19-related scams

While Australia’s COVID-19 outlook continues to improve, scammers are still looking to take advantage of the situation by taking advantage of you. READ MORE

 
 

Important changes to osteoarthritic pain treatment

As of June 1, Australians who suffer from osteoarthritis should be aware of important changes in pharmaceutical access to certain paracetamol products. READ MORE

 
 
 
 
 

Wi-Fi networks vs. Mobile networks: an explainer

For those who haven’t yet mastered the ins and outs of Wi-Fi and mobile networks, this primer has everything you need to know. READ MORE

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SPONSOREDGreat food for a great cause

NSW Parliament collaborates with Oz Harvest during COVID-19 to prepare home-style meals for some of the state’s most vulnerable people.

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8 wonderful out-of-the-city weekend trips

If you’re short on inspiration – all this iso can do that to you, after all – then here are eight suggestions for weekend trips from each state or territory capital. READ MORE

 
   
 

Coronavirus: a new way of life (Poem)

 

The following poem was penned by Secretary Alan Monger of Benalla Lakeside Probus Club in Victoria. READ MORE

 
 
 
 

SPONSOREDProtect your bones

Try the Know Your Bones online self-assessment from Osteoporosis Australia and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.

Avoid Osteoporosis by checking any risks early.

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SPONSOREDDiscover Wagga’s best
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Just 400 metres from town, on the shores of the Murrumbidgee, Watermark is a thriving community of luxury 1, 2 and 3 bedroom retirement apartments.

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PROBUS CLUB NEWS

 
NEW SOUTH WALES
 

On the road again

Port Stephens Probus Club members brushed off the lockdown cobwebs and turned out in force to continue their enthusiasm for fresh air. READ MORE

 
 
VICTORIA
 

15 years and a sad farewell

The Probus Club of Sandy Bay celebrated its 15th birthday in March 2020. READ MORE

 
QUEENSLAND
 

Zooming in

Burpengary Probus Club held its first attempt at an online social get-together using Zoom technology on Monday, April 27. READ MORE

 
 
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
 

Upskilling in lockdown

The Ladies’ Probus Club of Colonel Light Gardens met at the Soldiers Memorial Gardens, Mitcham on a lovely sunny afternoon in mid-May. READ MORE

 
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
 

An Augusta occasion

In March, the Probus Club of Vasse organised a full day’s outing for 23 members to the town of Augusta, Flinders Bay. READ MORE

 
 
TASMANIA
 

The Claremont Probus song

The following wonderful Probus song was penned by Nessie Reid and shared in the recent newsletter by the Combined Probus Club of Claremont Inc. READ MORE

 
NORTHERN TERRITORY
 

Happy birthday, Charles Darwin

The Probus Club of Charles Darwin recently celebrated its fifth year – and what a year it has been! READ MORE

 
 
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
 

A bunch of Knitwits

Members of the Greenway Probus Club knitting group known as the “Knitwits” received a Certificate of Appreciation from the St Vinnies Night Patrol. READ MORE

 
 
 
 
 
 
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