Lifestyle Collection

Celebrating... New-found hobbies

Retirement has given Dave Henry the gift of a passion and talent he never knew he had. All it took was making time to stop and smell the roses or, in his case, the timber.

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Sunshine Coasting

With its stunning sights and easy way of life, the Sunshine Coast is a place where you feel like a local from the moment you arrive. Each Sunshine Coast village has its own unique characteristics that residents can enjoy after spending their days enjoying this glorious destination.

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Stunning Villages - Home Improvements

Feeling proud of the place you call home is a pretty special thing to experience each and every day. With modern, resort-style facilities and top quality refurbishments throughout many of Lendlease’s Queensland retirement villages, that feeling has never been more within reach.

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Hands at work

Barry Tennant settled into retirement life easily, immersing himself in the Eaglemount resort community. He is now the custodian for the village’s workshop, The Hobby Shed.

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The Beauty of Reusing and recycling

A small home can have a big impact, thanks to a few smart ideas and a change of perspective. Ex-fitter and turner and marine engineer, Don Glasby, has a real passion for reusing and recycling old materials and he puts this passion to great use.

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Eat. Share. Connect.

There can be real joy found in cooking and sharing a meal with family and friends. And while it’s not exactly freezing here in Queensland during winter, we do tend to hibernate and enjoy much needed respite from the heat of summer. The warm days and cool evenings help make the dining room cozy and perfect for entertaining. So why not dust off some cookbooks and set to creating some hearty winter meals that are meant for sharing….

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Discover new ways to make the most of Winter

With the inevitable arrival of winter, we find ourselves getting out the heavier bedding, coats and scarves. We let the dog sleep inside and in Queensland we close the windows and doors that little bit earlier each day. If the earlier sunsets and lower temperatures have snuck up on you this year and you feel a touch unprepared, here are a few tips to help you make the most of the cooler months…

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