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40 years after Gough, are we better off?

40 years after Gough, are we better off?

Dear Fellow Members, The death of Gough Whitlam this week (may he rest in peace), had all of us thinking of different times. Like many FiftyUps, you may have found yourself rewinding 40 years and reminiscing about how different it was to live in Australia in the mid-1970s. At the FiftyUp Club, conversation turned to whether we were better off. […]

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Majority of Over-50s support Daylight Saving in Queensland

Majority of Over-50s support Daylight Saving in Queensland

Almost two thirds of older Australians believe Queensland should adopt daylight saving according to a recent poll of more than 1000 Australians aged 50 and older. 54% of older Australians say daylight saving is better for business, tourism, health and leisure, according to the FiftyUp Club Member Poll. The results also reveal: 8% are in favour of the move, but […]

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How a Dodgy Shoulder cost me thousands and what it taught me

How a Dodgy Shoulder cost me thousands and what it taught me

As a father I feel the only responsible thing to do when it comes to health insurance is have the top private health cover. So my wife and I decided to make some sacrifices and pay a premium with one of the large insurers… we call it paying for peace of mind. We’ve been doing that for many years, and […]

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Campaign for Consumers 50 & Over Hits 100,000-Member mark within a year

Campaign for Consumers 50 & Over Hits 100,000-Member mark within a year

Australia’s fastest-growing consumer club for the over-50s has just reached 100,000 members around Australia, a month before its first birthday. The FiftyUp Club was formed in November 2013 to harness the buying power and political influence of Australia’s best customers – those aged 50 & over. The Club lobbies on behalf of its members with businesses and governments, helping to […]

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10,000 FiftyUps needed to bring offers and campaigns to Victoria

10,000 FiftyUps needed to bring offers and campaigns to Victoria

The FiftyUp Club is searching for 10,000 Victorians to join the fight for FiftyUps and help create the buying power needed to bring them the discounts, special offers, and political influence they deserve. Club Chairman John Mangos successfully launched the Club in Victoria, with more than 2000 Victorians joining within the first few hours. You can listen to Chairman John speak […]

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