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Yahoo Lifestyle! 'Extreme owls': Why 1 in 5 people struggle to wake up early

Yahoo Lifestyle!

Dr. Carmel Harrington discusses sleep, genetics and the best way to start your mornings with tips on how to wake up earlier.

A.H. Beard sleep experts speak to Women's Health about sleep issues expectant mothers face during pregnancy

Women's Health

A.H. Beard sleep experts provide advice to Women’s Health about issues expecting mothers experience with sleep.

ABC News

Federal budget leaves business owners smiling as instant investment tax breaks extended, featuring A.H. Beard CEO Tony Pearson.


1 in 10 Aussies suffer from a sleep disorder. Our resident sleep expert Dr. Carmel Harrington visited the TODAY show to discuss.

Dr. Carmel on Healthy Homes Australia

September, 2020

Healthy Homes Australia is a lively, fun and stylised Australian lifestyle series. Our resident sleep expert Dr. Carmel Harrington joins the crew to speak about how the bedroom environment, particularly your mattress, can affect your quality of sleep.

A healthy sleep environment is crucial for a restful sleep. A.H. Beard mattresses are the only ones approved by the National Asthma Council to carry the Sensitive Choice blue butterfly symbol. That’s because they provide long-term protection against dust mites and their allergens, mould and bacteria, so you can breathe and sleep easy.

A.H. Beard and The Australian Institute of Sport extend partnership

Introducing Hockeyroo Sophie Taylor as A.H. Beard’s Athlete Ambassador

September, 2020

A.H. Beard and The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) are excited to announce the continuing of their partnership for another 12 months. The partnership, created in 2016, aims to highlight the benefits of sleep and how this impacts rest, recovery and day to day performance.

In a first for the partnership, Hockeyroo Sophie Taylor has been appointed as an Ambassador.

“Having being diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue many years ago, I know first-hand the importance of sleep, rest and recovery. I am passionate about sharing my knowledge and experiences as an athlete and physiotherapist with the wider community”, says Sophie.⠀⠀

Home for a Cure

November, 2020

Simonds Homes and Slatterley have donated a house and land package, to go under the hammer in the 2020 Home for a Cure charity auction, raising vital funds for My Room Children’s Cancer Charity – a volunteer led organisation dedicated to raising funds to achieve a 100% cure rate for childhood cancers. The proceeds from the home will be donated at the 9 My Room Telethon.

A.H. Beard are honored to have been given the chance to participate and have donated a bedding package worth $7,000. 


The 2020 Home for a Cure charity auction was another huge success, with the home selling for $695,000 at Arcadia estate in Officer on Saturday 14th November. First home buyers Indra and Tejendra were the lucky bidders, securing the beautiful 4-bedroom Aspire 174 by Simonds Homes, with proceeds going to My Room Children’s Cancer Charity.

The auction was the centrepiece of a fundraising effort that also included a telethon hosted by Channel 9, raising a total of $2,347,653, following the auction result. The proceeds will go towards support for families with a child undergoing cancer treatment, medical equipment, clinical care, as well as research and clinical trials.


A.H. Beard celebrates 120 years!

Monday 25th November, 2019

It’s been a whirlwind adventure. 2019 marks 120 years of A.H. Beard improving lives through better sleep! To celebrate, a panel of our business leaders traveled to each of our seven branches throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Each celebration honoured our rich heritage, acknowledged the successes and work of the present and described our plans for the future.

VIP AIS Experience

Live like an athlete for a day
Tuesday 15th October, 2019

Earlier this year we ran a promotion with our partners at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). Consumers had to purchase an eligible product from a participating retailer and then tell us “How does sleep improve your performance?”. The entrants with the best answers were given the opportunity to live like an athlete for a day with the ultimate VIP Experience at the Australian Institute of Sport!

The experience included a behind the scenes tour of the AIS, hearing the story of inspiring paralympian Sarah Walsh, a skills & drills session with AIS athletes as well as accommodation and flights among other activities.

Watch the video to view some highlights from the day!

At A.H. Beard, we’re all about improving your sleep – through better products, technology that helps you sleep better, and solid, actionable advice.

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