Jill and David O'Connell in Albury with their daughters Lilah, 6, and Eden, 4.

Meet the families leaving the big smoke

Moving to a country town can seem like an attractive alternative to stratospheric real estate prices and high stress living in the city, but are there hidden costs involved?

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Health insurers have been put under the microscope in a new AMA report.

Best and worst health insurers revealed

The worst private health insurers have been revealed by a new analysis that shows some of the leading insurers including Medibank and NIB are not the most generous of all.

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Have we over-sanitised our children?

Is your house actually too clean?

Our houses are cleaner than ever before. But how clean is too clean? Could a sterile home be putting your family's health at risk?

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What to eat and drink when you have gastro

When you catch a bug that causes acute infectious gastroenteritis (gastro), your stomach and intestinal tract become inflamed, causing diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping and pain. The last thing you probably feel like doing is eating.

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Sketchy Santa

Awkward Santa Photos

He's the jolly man in red who brings joy to all the children he sees ... in theory. In reality, Santa can be scary, a bit creepy, or just plain odd looking. Here are some of the sketchiest Santas from around the web.

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Debut prams of 2016: what's new so far

It's time to round up the new prams of 2016; here's your guide to what's new and improved in the pram world.

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