Over 400,000 people in Australia currently live with dementia. Whilst there is currently no cure, a nutritional expert for people over 50 believes you can actually cheat dementia by eating better food for the brain.
In the sixth episode of Viva we explore how to keep the brain healthy to prevent dementia by talking to a dietician who specialises in nutrition for older people and an associate professor who leads the regenerative neuroscience group at Sydney...
Unlike Australia, New Zealand's electoral system is a mirror image of its German counterpart. This weekend, both countries will vote in a new parliament. Time to find out more about the surprising similarities.
SBS World News will be going live on SBS One with a German Election Special in English from Deutsche Welle (DW) on Monday 25th September from 2am to 6am AEST. Tune in to watch history as it's being made!
Who will win Sunday's elections in Germany? Will Angela Merkel (CDU) win a sensational fourth term, or will Martin Schulz (SPD) surprise all doomsayers and become Germany's next Chancellor?
Who will win the coveted third spot? The Greens? ...
Angela Merkel is heading towards her fourth chancellorship. An anti-Trump sentiment prevailing in Germany turns out to be pleasantly helpful for the German leader who is often considered the world´s most powerful woman.
"There won't be a German Trump", says Dirk Kurbjuweit, deputy editor-in-chief at the well-respected weekly news magazine Der Spiegel, during his recent visit to Melbourne.
The German chancellor has not only positioned herself as Trump's antipode ...
Dirk Kurbjuweit is deputy editor-in-chief at the weekly news magazine "Der Spiegel" in Hamburg and Berlin. We invited the journalist and novelist to our SBS studio in Melbourne.
Mr Kurbjuweit was in Melbourne and Canberra in late August/early September 2017, for the Writers Festival.
He told us how he writes his novels and why two of them have now been published in English, too.
And also what he thinks about Australian R...
In 1938, Eva escaped together with her parents from the Nazis who annexed Austria. In Australia, Eva became a tennis player and founder of the Duldig Studio, a not-for-profit public museum and art gallery.
Sculptor Karl Duldig and his wife Slawa (neé Horowitz), an artist and inventor, escaped from Vienna together with their babydaughter Eva in 1938.
After stops in Switzerland and Singapore, the family arrived in Australia on 25 September 2015.
Children under five are four times more likely to drown than older children. In a bid to counter this national tragedy, Australia's swim schools are offering free swimming lessons to children under five.
Learn2Swim Week will run from 23rd September to 2nd October. Hundreds of swim schools around the country will teach children under five the lifesaving skills they need should they get into trouble in the water.
Früh übt sich, wer ein guter...