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HOLDEN'S new boss has warned some of its
component makers will exit the industry early
if the Federal Government does not reverse
$500 million of cuts to industry assistance.
Chairman and managing director Gerry Dorizas
warned some suppliers may not make it to 2017,
when Holden has flagged it will close its doors in
State Automotive Transformation Minister
Susan Close today backed Mr Dorizas' statements,
calling for the Federal Government to assist the
industry instead of pocketing the money "as a
Early exit for
Evanston Gardens Primary
EVANSTON Gardens Primary welcomes
Baylee, Malek, Teyl, Jordon, Branden, Char-
liee, Trinity, Zeb, Skylar and Toby.
Hewett Primary School
WELL DONE to Jaimi Hayhoe, Cathy Coutie
and Kim Haycock for enabling Book Fair to
run smoothly, raising more than $2500.
Faith Lutheran College
RESULTS of Faith's Maths Quiz night are:
Junior best general knowledge -- Katie Dreck-
ow, Kirrilee Liebelt and Malachi Obst; Senior
best general knowledge -- Liam Shelby-James,
Dakota Hunt and Benjamin Kurtz. Best math-
ematics -- Philip Grace, Samuel Arthurson,
Matthew Ryan and James Milne.
CONGRATULATIONS to Sky, Brady, Tho-
mas, Zane, Cain, Nathan, Ethan, Marlee,
Bronson, Kimberley and Jacob on receiving
virtue cards this week for helpfulness.
GEORGIE Wilson (year 11) has been selected
for the Secondary School Sport SA state soccer
team to compete in the national schools titles
later this month.
Matthew Jones (year 6) has been selected in the
SAPSASA under 12 soccer team to compete in the
national schools titles in Bendigo in September.
Staying mobile is important
AUSTRALIANS fearing a loss of
independence as they age are urged
to stay active to retain mobility and
avoid becoming housebound.
A new study has shown that even
moderate exercise on a daily basis can
maintain an elderly person's ability
to walk by 18 per cent, compared to
those who do not exercise.
Exercise and Sports Science Aus-
tralia spokesperson Katie Williams has
urged all Australians over the age of 65
to be regularly active, and try exercis-
ing at least once a day.
"This study shows that not only did
moderate exercise help older adults
maintain their mobility, but it also
helped prevent the occurrence of long-
term mobility loss -- results showed a
28 per cent reduction in people per-
manently losing their ability to walk,"
Ms Williams said.
"What does this mean? It means not
only will exercise help you keep healthy
now, it can also keep your body mov-
ing for many more years."
Physical activity levels tend to de-
crease as we get older.
According to the Australian Bureau
of Statistics, people over the age of 75
are only spending 20 minutes a day
moving, with only one in four of this
age group being classed as sufficiently
Ms Williams recommends incorpo-
rating the four types of exercise -- car-
dio, strength, balance and flexibility,
into our day-to-day lives.
"Cardio can be as simple as doing
yard and garden work, going for a walk
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This study shows that
not only did moderate exercise
help older adults maintain
their mobility, but it also
helped prevent the occurrence
of long-term mobility loss
-- results showed a 28 per
cent reduction in people
permanently losing their
ability to walk. What does this
mean? It means not only will
exercise help you keep healthy
now, it can also keep your body
moving for many more years.
with friends instead of a coffee, or even
a round of golf -- without the cart," she
Anybody suffering from conditions
such as osteoporosis, arthritis or dia-
betes should consult their GP about
specific exercise programs they can un-
dertake, tailored to their needs.
Source: Exercise and Sports Science
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